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Down and Dirty Pictures

Miramax, Sundance and the Rise of Independent Film

by Peter Biskind

<p>In the late 1980s a generation of filmmakers began to flower outside the Hollywood studio system and in the following decade, the independent film movement bloomed. Dozens of lesser-known filmmakers such as Steven Soderbergh and Quentin ...

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Dramaturgy and Architecture

Theatre, Utopia and the Built Environment

by Cathy Turner

<p>Dramaturgy and Architecture approaches modern and postmodern theatre's contribution to the way we think about the buildings and spaces we inhabit. It discusses in detail ways in which theatre and performance have critiqued and intervened in ...

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Dudley Moore

An Intimate Portrait

by Rena Fruchter

<p>Rena Fruchter was Dudley's concert piano partner, and the friend who looked after him in the final years of his life until his death at the age of 66. This is her intimate portrait of the extraordinarily brilliant, complex character that was ...

ISBN: 9781446460276

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Economies of Collaboration in Performance

More than the Sum of the Parts

by Karen Savage & Dominic Symonds

<p>This is a book about collaboration in the arts, which explores how working together seems to achieve more than the sum of the parts. It introduces ideas from economics to conceptualize notions of externalities, complementarity, and emergence,

ISBN: 9783319952109

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Egghead

Or, You Can't Survive on Ideas Alone

by Bo Burnham

<p><strong>Sometimes funny, sometimes serious, mostly absurd collection of poetry and essays from rising comedy star Bo Burnham.</strong></p> <p>Bo Burnham was a teenager living in his parents' attic in Massachusetts when he started posting ...

ISBN: 9781409144335

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Eight Female Classical Ballet Variations

by Nina Danilova

<p>From the graceful flutter of Princess Florine at Sleeping Beauty's wedding to the playful jetées in the first act of Giselle, the variation - or short solo work - is one of the key elements of classical ballet. Arguing that true artistry ...

ISBN: 9780190227128

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Elizabethan and Jacobean Reappropriation in Contemporary British Drama

'Upstart Crows'

by Graham Saunders

<p>This book examines British playwrights' responses to the work of Shakespeare and his contemporaries since 1945, from Tom Stoppard's <em>Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead</em> to Sarah Kane’s <em>Blasted</em> and Jez Butterworth’s ...

ISBN: 9781137444530

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Embodied Performance as Applied Research, Art and Pedagogy

by Julie-Ann Scott

<p>This book follows a physically disabled researcher's journey from stigmatized embodiment on her way to creating accessible storytelling performances. These unique performances function not only as traditional, peer-reviewed forms of critical ...

ISBN: 9783319636610

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Embodying Language in Action

The Artistry of Process Drama in Second Language Education

by Erika Piazzoli

<p>This book explores embodiment in second language education, sociocultural theory and research. It focuses on process drama, an embodied approach that engages learners’ imagination, body and voice to create a felt-experience of the second ...

ISBN: 9783319779621

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Empire of Enchantment

the story of Indian magic

by John Zubrzycki

<p><strong>A vibrant narrative of India’s magical traditions and their journey across the world</strong></p> <p>India’s association with magicians goes back thousands of years. Conjurers and illusionists dazzled the courts of Hindu maharajas ...

ISBN: 9781925693188

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Enacting Lecoq

Movement in Theatre, Cognition, and Life

by Maiya Murphy

<p>This book examines the theatrical movement-based pedagogy of Jacques Lecoq (1921-1999) through the lens of the cognitive scientific paradigm of enaction. The conversation between these two both uncovers more of the possible cognitive ...

ISBN: 9783030056155

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Entertain Us

The Rise and Fall of Alternative Rock in the Nineties

by Craig Schuftan

<p>The Rise and Fall of Alternative Rock in the Nineties In 1990 alternative music was where it belonged - underground. It left the business of rock stardom to rock stars. But by 1992 alternative rock had spawned a revolution in music and style ...

ISBN: 9780730497561

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Everyday Magic - Magic Tricks to Shock Using What is in Your Pocket - Coins, Notes, Handkerchiefs, Cigarettes

by Anon.

<p>Not for the faint-hearted, this book contains an impressive variety of magic tricks using small props you might easily carry in your pocket. Its 79 pages contain a wealth of anecdote and information on tricks and stunts that are guaranteed to

ISBN: 9781473353602

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Evolution and Victorian Culture

by Bernard V. Lightman & Bennett Zon

<p>In this collection of essays from leading scholars, the dynamic interplay between evolution and Victorian culture is explored for the first time, mapping new relationships between the arts and sciences. Rather than focusing simply on ...

ISBN: 9781139985376

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Evolution, Cognition, and Performance

by Bruce McConachie

<p>Culture and cognition work together dynamically every time a spectator interprets meaning during a performance. In this study, Bruce McConachie examines the biocultural basis of all performance, from its origins and the cognitive processes ...

ISBN: 9781316467053

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Exceptional Spaces: Essays in Performance and History

by Della (ed.) Pollock

ISBN: 9780807846841

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Experimental and Expanded Animation

New Perspectives and Practices

by Vicky Smith & Nicky Hamlyn

<p>This book discusses developments and continuities in experimental animation that, since Robert Russet and Cecile Starr’s <em>Experimental Animation: Origins of a New Art</em> (1976), has proliferated in the context of expanded cinema, ...

ISBN: 9783319738734

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Exploring, Experiencing, and Envisioning Integration in US Arts Education

by Nancy H. Hensel

<p>This book explores the dedication of the New American Colleges &amp; Universities to the purposeful integration of liberal education, professional studies, and civic engagement through the performing, literary, and visual arts. Examples of ...

ISBN: 9783319710518

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eYE Marty

The newly discovered autobiography of a comic genius

by Marty Feldman

<p>Completed before he died, thirty years ago, this is the newly discovered autobiography of one of the most influential comedians of recent times, Marty Feldman. </p><p>Marty Feldman was one of the most essential creative forces in British ...

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Faith and a Sense of Truth in a Performer

by Constantin Stanislavski

<p>This antiquarian book contains a treatise on the subject of realism in acting, by the inventor of method acting, Konstantin Sergeievich Stanislavski. A fascinating and detailed text written by one of the founding fathers of modern acting ...

ISBN: 9781473358386

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