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Playing with Something That Runs

Technology, Improvisation, and Composition in DJ and Laptop Performance

by Mark J. Butler

<p><strong>Winner of the 2015 PMIG Outstanding Publication Award from the Society of Music Theory</strong> The DJs and laptop performers of electronic dance music use preexistent elements such as vinyl records and digital samples to create ...

ISBN: 9780199912261

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Playwriting For Dummies

by Angelo Parra

<b>The easy way to craft, polish, and get your play on stage</b> <p>Getting a play written and produced is a daunting process. From crystallizing story ideas, formatting the script, understanding the roles of the director stagecraft people, to ...

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Poetry and Pedagogy across the Lifespan

Disciplines, Classrooms, Contexts

by Sandra Lee Kleppe & Angela Sorby

<p>This book explores poetry and pedagogy in practice across the lifespan. Poetry is directly linked to improved literacy, creativity, personal development, emotional intelligence, complex analytical thinking and social interaction: all skills ...

ISBN: 9783319904337

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Political Cyberformance

The Etheatre Project

by Christina Papagiannouli

<p>Written from a practice-based perspective, this book focuses on the political character of 'cyberformance': the genre of digital performance that uses the Internet as a performance space. The Etheatre Project comprises a series of ...

ISBN: 9781137577047

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Popular Performance

by Adam Ainsworth, Oliver Double & Louise Peacock

<p>There is no fourth wall in popular performance. The show is firmly rooted in the here and now, and the performers address the audience directly, while the audience answer back with laughter, applause or heckling. Performer and role are ...

ISBN: 9781474247351

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Post-Conflict Performance, Film and Visual Arts

Cities of Memory

by Des O'Rawe & Mark Phelan

<p>Drawing on a range of cities and conflicts from Europe, Africa and the Middle East, the collection explores the post-conflict condition as it is lived and expressed in modern cities such as Berlin, Belfast, Bilbao, Beirut, Derry, Skopje, ...

ISBN: 9781137439550

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Posthuman Spiritualities in Contemporary Performance

Politics, Ecologies and Perceptions

by Silvia Battista

<p>This book provides an interpretative analysis of the notion of spirituality through the lens of contemporary performance and posthuman theories. The book examines five performance/artworks: <em>The Artist is Present</em> (2010) by Marina ...

ISBN: 9783319897585

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Power in Practice

The Pragmatic Anthropology of Afro-Brazilian Capoeira

by Sergio González Varela

<p>Considering the concept of power in capoeira, an Afro-Brazilian ritual art form, Varela describes ethnographically the importance that capoeira leaders (<em>mestres</em>) have in the social configuration of a style called Angola in Bahia, ...

ISBN: 9781785336362

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Power Performance for Singers

Transcending the Barriers

by Shirlee Emmons & Alma Thomas

<p>To perform well in today's highly competitive world where technical skills have been advanced to an unprecedented degree, a singer must be able to handle incredible pressure within the performing arena; his or her ability to deal with this ...

ISBN: 9780199880508

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Preserving Dance Across Time and Space

by Lynn Matluck Brooks & Joellen A. Meglin

<p>Dance is the art least susceptible to preservation since its embodied, kinaesthetic nature has proven difficult to capture in notation and even in still or moving images. However, frameworks have been established and guidance made available ...

ISBN: 9781134906451

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Props

by Eleanor Margolies

<p>Props are moving objects of attention: they can be part of theatre scenery, equal partners in performance, or autonomous things. This wide-ranging book brings together both theoretical and practical viewpoints on objects in performance, ...

ISBN: 9781137413383

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Psychotherapy, Literature and the Visual and Performing Arts

by Bruce Kirkcaldy

<p>This book explores the relevance of literature and the performing and visual arts for effective clinical psychotherapy. There is a growing interest in the use of the arts in psychotherapy, in part due to an increasing awareness of the ...

ISBN: 9783319754239

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Puppetry: How to do it

by Mervyn Millar

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ISBN: 9781848425460

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Puppets and Cities

Articulating Identities in Southeast Asia

by Jennifer Goodlander

<p>Nations in Southeast Asia have gone through a period of rapid change within the last century as they have grappled with independence, modernization, and changing political landscapes. Governments and citizens strive to balance progress with ...

ISBN: 9781350044425

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Python beyond Python

Critical Engagements with Culture

by Paul N. Reinsch, B. Lynn Whitfield & Robert G. Weiner

<p>This collection of original, interdisciplinary essays addresses the work of Monty Python members beyond the comedy show, films, and live performances. These men are prolific creators in a variety of artistic realms beyond the confines of the ...

ISBN: 9783319513850

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Queer Dance

by Clare Croft

<p>If we imagine multiple ways of being together, how might that shift choreographic practices and help us imagine ways groups assemble in more varied ways than just pairing another man with another woman? How might dancing queerly ask us to ...

ISBN: 9780190646776

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Queer Dramaturgies

International Perspectives on Where Performance Leads Queer

by Alyson Campbell & Stephen Farrier

<p>This international collection of essays forms a vibrant picture of the scope and diversity of contemporary queer performance. Ranging across cabaret, performance art, the performativity of film, drag and script-based theatre it unravels the ...

ISBN: 9781137411846

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Queer Performance and Contemporary Ireland

Dissent and Disorientation

by Fintan Walsh

<p>This book examines the surge of queer performance produced across Ireland since the first stirrings of the Celtic Tiger in the mid-1990s, up to the passing of the Marriage Equality referendum in the Republic in 2015.</p> ...

ISBN: 9781137534507

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Raising Dust

A Cultural History of Dance in Palestine

by Nicholas Rowe

<p>Dance in Palestine has a history as complex and contentious as the land itself. Dismissed as bacchantic madness by Bible tourists in the 19th Century, revived and glorified by Zionists, Pan-Arabists and Palestinian Nationalists in the 20th ...

ISBN: 9780857731210

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Ray Bolger

More than a Scarecrow

by Holly Van Leuven

<p>Best remembered for his role as the Scarecrow in the 1939 MGM musical <em>The Wizard of Oz</em>, Ray Bolger led a rich and extraordinary career in the decade before and more than four decades after the creation of the film. <em>Ray Bolger: ...

ISBN: 9780190639068

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