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Clowning as Social Performance in Colombia

Ridicule and Resistance

by Barnaby King

<p><em>Contemporary Clowning as Social Performance in Colombia</em> brings to light the emergence of new kinds of clowning in everyday life in Colombia, focusing particularly on the pervasive presence of clowns in the urban landscape of Bogotá. ...

ISBN: 9781474249287

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COAT

by Yomi Sode

<p><strong>Yomi Sode's hit show COAT tackles immigration, identity and displacement.</strong></p> <p><em>'I don’t know my grandparents’ names, how embarrassing is that? But I can name all of Kanye’s albums.'</em></p> <p>Nigeria: a grandmother ...

ISBN: 9781786825728

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Collaborating Backstage

Breaking Barriers for the Creative Network

by Mr Timo Niermann

<p>Collaboration is the most important facet of any theatrical company. From the performers on stage to the choreographers, designers and technicians working behind the scenes, this bookconsiders all departments working on a production and ...

ISBN: 9781350073098

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Collaboration in Performance Practice

Premises, Workings and Failures

by Noyale Colin & Stefanie Sachsenmaier

<p>Collaboration between artists has been practised for centuries, yet over recent decades the act of collaborating has taken different meanings. This publication examines cultural, philosophical and political issues tied to specific instances ...

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Come On Home

by Phillip McMahon

<p>Michael hasn’t been back to Ireland in almost twenty years. Having been kicked out of the seminary and exiled from his family home, he found himself in London, by accident rather than design. But now, the death of his mother sees him back in ...

ISBN: 9781786825629

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Comedy Acting for Theatre

The Art and Craft of Performing in Comedies

by Sidney Homan & Brian Rhinehart

<p>Analysing why we laugh and what we laugh at, and describing how performers can elicit this response from their audience, this book enables actors to create memorable – and hilarious – performances.<br /> Rooted in performance and performance

ISBN: 9781350012783

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Comic Acting and Portraiture in Late-Georgian and Regency England

by Jim Davis

<p>The popularity of the comic performers of late-Georgian and Regency England and their frequent depiction in portraits, caricatures and prints is beyond dispute, yet until now little has been written on the subject. In this unique study Jim ...

ISBN: 9781316430231

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Comic Performance in Pakistan

The Bhand

by Claire Pamment

<p>This book explores comic performance in Pakistan through the vibrant Indo-Muslim tradition of the Punjabi <em>bhand</em> which now holds a marginal space in contemporary weddings. With irreverent repartee, genealogical prowess, a topsy-turvy ...

ISBN: 9781137566317

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Commedia dell' Arte and the Mediterranean

Charting Journeys and Mapping 'Others'

by Professor Erith Jaffe-Berg, Professor Ann Rosalind Jones, Professor Jyotsna Singh & others

<p>Drawing on published collections and also manuscripts from Mantuan archives, Commedia dell' arte and the Mediterranean locates commedia dell' arte as a performance form reflective of its cultural crucible in the Mediterranean. The study ...

ISBN: 9781472418166

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Commedia dell' Arte and the Mediterranean

Charting Journeys and Mapping 'Others'

by Erith Jaffe-Berg

<p>Drawing on published collections and also manuscripts from Mantuan archives, Commedia dell' arte and the Mediterranean locates commedia dell' arte as a performance form reflective of its cultural crucible in the Mediterranean. The study ...

ISBN: 9781317164012

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Commedia dell'Arte in Context

by Professor Christopher B. Balme, Professor Piermario Vescovo & Professor Daniele Vianello

<p>The commedia dell'arte, the improvised Italian theatre that dominated the European stage from 1550 to 1750, is arguably the most famous theatre tradition to emerge from Europe in the early modern period. Its celebrated masks have come to ...

ISBN: 9781108670579

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Commedia Plays

Scenarios, Scripts, Lazzi

by Barry Grantham

<p>A unique collection of performance pieces and improvisation exercises in the Commedia style, a companion volume to the author's best selling <em>Playing Commedia</em>.</p> <p><em>Commedia Plays</em> offers eight original short plays from ...

ISBN: 9781854598714

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Concert Lighting

The Art and Business of Entertainment Lighting

by James Moody & Paul Dexter

<p>Concert Lighting: Tools, Techniques, Art, and Business Fourth Edition provides readers with an updated look at how to succeed in the complex world of concert lighting design and technology. The authors have reorganized the book into three ...

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Conflict and Controversy in Small Cinemas

by Janina Falkowska & Krzysztof Loska

<p>This book examines small cinemas and their presentation of society in times of crisis and conflict from an interdisciplinary and intercultural point of view. The authors concentrate on economic, social and political challenges and point to ...

ISBN: 9783631755181

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Conservatory

by Michael West

<p><em>'I wasn't throwing up. I was dying. I was very ill . . . And do you know what? In the middle of all that . . . malaise, I remember thinking &quot;This is what it's like to be married.&quot; But I'd do it again'</em></p> <p>An elderly ...

ISBN: 9781472579720

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Constructing the Canon of Early Modern Drama

by Jeremy Lopez

<p>For one hundred years the drama of Shakespeare's contemporaries has been consistently represented in anthologies, edited texts, and the critical tradition by a familiar group of about two dozen plays running from Kyd's Spanish Tragedy to ...

ISBN: 9781107720657

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Contemporary Adaptations of Greek Tragedy

Auteurship and Directorial Visions

by George Rodosthenous

<p><em>Contemporary Adaptations of Greek Tragedy: Auteurship and Directorial Visions</em> provides a wide-ranging analysis of the role of the director in shaping adaptations for the stage today. Through its focus on a wide range of international

ISBN: 9781472591548

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Contemporary Approaches to Adaptation in Theatre

by Kara Reilly

<p>This book examines contemporary approaches to adaptation in theatre through seventeen international case studies. It explores company and directorial approaches to adaptation through analysis of the work of Kneehigh, Mabou Mines, Robert Le ...

ISBN: 9781137597830

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Contemporary Australian Monologues for Men

by Claire Grady

<span style="font family: 'Arial';font style:italic;" >'This is particularly out of character for me.'<br/></span><span style="" ><br/>Monologues are a crucial element of theatre, for actors and students alike. From high school study to ...

ISBN: 9781760621773

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Contemporary Australian Monologues for Women

by Claire Grady

<span style="font family: 'Arial';font style:italic;" >'One eye closed, the other locked on my target.'<br/><br/></span><span style="" >Monologues are a crucial element of theatre, for actors and students alike. From high school study to ...

ISBN: 9781760621766

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