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Corsets and Crinolines

by Norah Waugh

<p>In this classic book, Norah Waugh explores the changing shapes of women’s dress from the 1500s to the 1920s. Simple laced bodices became corsets of cane, whalebone and steel, while padding at shoulders and hips gave way to the structures of ...

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Courtesans and Cuckolds

A Glossary of Renaissance Dramatic Bawdy

by James T. Henke

<p>This title, first published in 1979, is a glossary of the bawdy vocabulary that was used in Renaissance Drama. One of the primary functions of this gloss of literary bawdy is to interpret imaginative uses of the language rather than simply ...

ISBN: 9781351848381

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Creating the Character Costume

Tools, Tips, and Talks with Top Costumers and Cosplayers

by Cheralyn Lambeth

<p>Many beginning and hobbyist costumers believe that professional costume/prop builders have unlimited and specialized resources with which to ply their craft. Actually, the pros create things in much the same way that hobbyists do, working as ...

ISBN: 9781317597957

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DAH Theatre

A Sourcebook

by Elizabeth Carlin-Metz, Beth Cleary, Leigh Clemons & others

<p><em>DAH Theatre: A Sourcebook</em> is a collection of essays about the work of one of the most successful and innovative performance groups in contemporary history. With a direct line of descent from Jerzy Grotowski and Eugenio Barba, DAH ...

ISBN: 9781498527156

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Dan O'Brien: Plays One

by Dan O'Brien

<p>The first collection from the multi-award-winning American poet and playwright Dan O’Brien.</p> <p>The Body of an American (2M) Two actors embody more than thirty roles in an exhilarating new form of documentary theatre, against a backdrop ...

ISBN: 9781786821751

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Dance Analysis - Technique within contemporary dance

Has Hofesh Shechter created a new technique within contemporary dance today

by Kathryn Hughes

<p>Bachelor Thesis from the year 2011 in the subject Theater Studies, Dance, grade: 1st, University Of Wales Institute, Cardiff, course: BA (Hons) Dance, language: English, abstract: This study investigates, through a detailed movement analysis ...

ISBN: 9783656354376

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Dancing Queen

Marie de Médicis' Ballets at the Court of Henri IV

by Melinda Gough

<p>Under glittering lights in the Louvre palace, the French court ballets danced by Queen Marie de Médicis prior to Henri IV’s assassination in 1610 attracted thousands of spectators ranging from pickpockets to ambassadors from across Europe. ...

ISBN: 9781487518479

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Dark Snow

A Collection of Poignant, Deeply Emotional Soliloquies and Duets

by Ronald Micci

<p>A collection of plays -- poignant, deeply emotional dramatic soliloquies and duets, hymns of tragedy and triumph. Great for acting class scene studies, or staging in conjunction with college, community or professional theater.  Includes ...

ISBN: 6610000057429

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Dead Accounts

by Theresa Rebeck

<p>Jack's unexpected return throws his family into a frenzy, and his sister Lorna needs answers. Is he coming home or running away? Where is his wife everyone hates? And how did he get all that money? Theresa Rebeck's new comedy tackles the ...

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Desires of Credit in Early Modern Theory and Drama

Commerce, Poesy, and the Profitable Imagination

by Brian Sheerin

<p>Desires of Credit in Early Modern Theory and Drama traces the near-simultaneous rise of economic theory, literary criticism, and public theater in London at the turn of the seventeenth century, and posits that connecting all three is a ...

ISBN: 9781317152019

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Digital Costume Design and Collaboration

Applications in Academia, Theatre, and Film

by Rafael Jaen

<p><em>Digital Costume Design and Collaboration</em> gives in-depth instruction on how to draw, render, and fully design costumes using online tools and software. Grounded in the use of Photoshop, the book explains the process of building a ...

ISBN: 9781317387466

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Digital Design for Custom Textiles

Patterns as Narration for Stage and Film

by Amber Marisa Cook

<p><em>Digital Design for Custom Textiles: Patterns as Narration for Stage and Film</em> is a beginner's guide for creating custom textile patterns for performing arts production, with an emphasis on storytelling through design using hand and ...

ISBN: 9781351380485

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Digital Humanities and the Lost Drama of Early Modern England

Ten Case Studies

by Matthew Steggle

<p>This book establishes new information about the likely content of ten lost plays from the period 1580-1642. These plays’ authors include Nashe, Heywood, and Dekker; and the plays themselves connect in direct ways to some of the most canonical

ISBN: 9781317150787

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Digital Media, Projection Design, and Technology for Theatre

by Alex Oliszewski, Daniel Fine & Daniel Roth

<p><em>Digital Media, Projection Design, and Technology for Theatre</em> covers the foundational skills, best practices, and real-world considerations of integrating digital media and projections into theatre. The authors, professional designers

ISBN: 9781317356714

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Directing Plays

by Don Taylor

<p>First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor &amp; Francis, an informa company.</p> ...

ISBN: 9781136789953

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Directing scenes and senses

The thinking of Regie

by Peter Boenisch

<p>As European theatre directors become a familiar presence on international stages and a new generation of theatre makers absorbs their impulses, this study develops fresh perspectives on Regie, the Continental European tradition of staging ...

ISBN: 9781784991739

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Discipline and Desire

Surveillance Technologies in Performance

by Elise Morrison

<p>*Discipline and Desire *examines how surveillance technologies, when placed within the frames of theater and performance, can be used to critique and reimagine the politics of surveillance in everyday life. The book explores how rapidly ...

ISBN: 9780472122363

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Do, undo, do over

Ermanna Montanari in Teatro delle Albe

by Laura Mariani

<p>Ermanna Montanari: a minute body that grows enormous on stage and a magnetic visage capable of expressing unlimited intensities; a voice that creates stage figures and becomes a musical instrument; an original language that encompasses every ...

ISBN: 9788872184295

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Documentary Vanguards in Modern Theatre

by Timothy Youker

<p>Practitioners and critics alike often attribute great authenticity to documentary theatre, casting it as a salutary alternative not only to corporate news outlets and official histories but also to the supposed &quot;self-indulgence&quot; and

ISBN: 9781351623964

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Drama and the Succession to the Crown, 1561–1633

by Lisa Hopkins

<p>The succession to the throne, Lisa Hopkins argues here, was a burning topic not only in the final years of Elizabeth but well into the 1630s, with continuing questions about how James's two kingdoms might be ruled after his death. Because the

ISBN: 9781317148234

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