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"The Ballet Companion: A Dancer's Guide to the Technique, Traditions and Joy of Ballet "

by Eliza Gaynor Minden

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ISBN: 9780743264075

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A Book of Marionettes

by Helen Haiman Joseph

<p>This vintage book contains an fantastic treatise on puppets and marionettes of the world, looking at the history of puppets and puppet shows enjoyed in Europe, England, America and many other countries. With authentic photographs and a wealth

ISBN: 9781473340411

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AC/DC: Maximum Rock N Roll - Revised Edition

by Arnaud Durieux

The definitive book on AC/DC, this edition is fully revised and updated, with two new chapters, just in time for the Australian leg of the AC/DC world tour in November. Two hundred million albums ago, AC/DC were delivering unforgettable ...

ISBN: 9781460751480

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Acting and Being

Explorations in Embodied Performance

by Elizabeth Hess

<p>In this book, educator-actor-playwright-director Elizabeth Hess offers systematic and original explorations in performance technique. This hybrid approach is a fusion of physical theater modalities culled from Western practices ...

ISBN: 9781349951062

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Acting in Documentary Theatre

by Tom Cantrell

<p>Using new interview material with actors, directors and writers, this book explores the challenges of performance in documentary theatre. Through a series of high profile case studies, Cantrell uses acting theory to examine the actors' ...

ISBN: 9781137019738

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Acts of Activism

Human Rights as Radical Performance

by D. Soyini Madison

This book was first published in 2010. Madison presents the neglected yet compelling and necessary story of local activists in South Saharan Africa who employ modes of performance as tactics of resistance and intervention in their day-to-day ...

ISBN: 9780511739545

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Adapting War Horse

Cognition, the Spectator, and a Sense of Play

by Toby Malone & Christopher J. Jackman

<p>This book analyses the success and adaptation of Michael Morpurgo’s novel *War Horse* to stage, radio, live events, and feature film, in different cultures, on tours, and in translation. </p> <p>In under a decade, *War Horse* has gone from ...

ISBN: 9781137594754

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Adorno and Modern Theatre

The Drama of the Damaged Self in Bond, Rudkin, Barker and Kane

by K. Gritzner

<p>Adorno and Modern Theatre explores the drama of Edward Bond, David Rudkin, Howard Barker and Sarah Kane in the context of the work of leading philosopher Theodor W. Adorno (1903-1969). The book engages with key principles of Adorno's ...

ISBN: 9781137534477

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Aerial Dance

by Jayne Bernasconi

ISBN: 9780736073967

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Akram Khan

Dancing New Interculturalism

by Dr Royona Mitra

<SPAN style="FONT-STYLE: italic">Akram Khan: Dancing New Interculturalism</SPAN> analyses the relationship between this seminal British-Asian choreographer's complex identity-positions and his art through the lens of 'new interculturalism'. ...

ISBN: 9781137393678

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Albion's Dance

British Ballet during the Second World War

by Karen Eliot

<p>When the Second World War broke out, ballet in Britain was only a few decades old. Few had imagined that it would establish roots in a nation long thought to be unresponsive to dance. Nevertheless, the war proved to be a boon for ballet ...

ISBN: 9780190622428

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All Joking Aside

American Humor and Its Discontents

by Rebecca Krefting

<P>In this examination of stand-up comedy, Rebecca Krefting establishes a new genre of comedic production, "charged humor," and charts its pathways from production to consumption. Some jokes are tears in the fabric of our beliefs—they challenge ...

ISBN: 9781421414317

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Alla Osipenko

Beauty and Resistance in Soviet Ballet

by Joel Lobenthal

<p><em>Alla Osipenko</em> is the gripping story of one of history's greatest ballerinas, a courageous rebel who paid the price for speaking truth to the Soviet State. She studied with Agrippina Vaganova, the most revered and influential of all ...

ISBN: 9780190253721

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An Introduction to Community Dance Practice

by Diane Amans

<p>This popular textbook offers a clear introduction to community dance practice today.  With an expert panel of contributors, including dance artists, practitioners and academics, it combines lively discussions with practical advice on duty of ...

ISBN: 9781137603401

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Ancient Egyptian Dances

by IRENA LEXOVA

Dancing was important to the ancient Egyptians. One of the few books available in English on this topic, this carefully researched, profusely illustrated work investigates the origins, nature and role of dance in Egyptian culture. Features 80 ...

ISBN: 9780486409061

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Animism in Art and Performance

by Christopher Braddock

<p>This book explores Maori indigenous and non-indigenous scholarship corresponding with the term ‘animism’. In addressing visual, media and performance art, it explores the dualisms of people and things, as well as 'who' or 'what' is credited ...

ISBN: 9783319665504

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Annie Oakley and Buffalo Bill's Wild West

by ISABELLE S. SAYERS

ISBN: 9780486241203

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Anti-War Theatre After Brecht

Dialectical Aesthetics in the Twenty-First Century

by Lara Stevens

<p>Examining the ways in which contemporary Western theatre protests against the ‘War on Terror’, this book analyses six twenty-first century plays that respond to the post-9/11 military operations in Afghanistan, Iraq and Palestine. The plays ...

ISBN: 9781137538888

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ANU Productions

The Monto Cycle

by Brian Singleton

<p>This book sets out strategies of analysis of the award-winning tetralogy of performances (2010-14) by ANU Productions known as ‘The Monto Cycle’. Set within a quarter square mile of Dublin’s north inner city, colloquially known as The Monto, ...

ISBN: 9781349951338

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Applied Drama

The Gift of Theatre

by Helen Nicholson

<p>Applied Drama offers an insight into theatre-making that takes place in communities across the world. It considers the role of artists who work in challenging settings, including prisons, schools, hostels for the homeless, care homes for the ...

ISBN: 9781137111296

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