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The Essential Theatre

The Essential Theatre

Noted as one of the most comprehensive, authoritative surveys of the theatre in academia, THE ESSENTIAL THEATRE, 11th Edition, engages readers and gets them excited about theatre. Drawing from the expertise of the authors as dedicated teachers, published scholars, and practicing artists, this text is ideal for an introductory theatre course. It's vibrant and numerous representations of current and classic performances encourage students to become active theatergoers and fans. The Eleventh Edition includes an all-new chapter devoted to musical theatre, while the thoroughly revised chapter on acting covers the diversity of contemporary approaches. The text also includes numerous new photos, new Then and Now boxes, and expanded use of dates to provide context for artists' major works. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Genre : Performing Arts
Author : Oscar G. Brockett
Publisher : Cengage Learning
Release : 2016-01-01
Total Pages : 496 Pages
ISBN : 1305411072


The Essential Theatre Enhanced

The Essential Theatre Enhanced

Whether you are a theatre major looking forward to a career in the arts, or a non major interested in an overview to help you better appreciate theatre as an audience member, THE ESSENTIAL THEATRE Enhanced 10E is a welcome and helpful resource. Written by highly respected theatre historians, the text has earned its reputation as one of the most comprehensive, authoritative surveys of the theatre. Its vibrant treatment of theatre practice--past and present--catalogs the origins of theatre through postmodernism and performance art. THE ESSENTIAL THEATRE will encourage you and get you excited about becoming an active theatergoer, while providing the insight and understanding that will enrich your theatre experience throughout your life. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Genre : Performing Arts
Author : Oscar G. Brockett
Publisher : Cengage Learning
Release : 2013-03-29
Total Pages : 496 Pages
ISBN : 1133307280


The Essential Theatre Enhanced

The Essential Theatre Enhanced

Whether you are a theatre major looking forward to a career in the arts, or a non major interested in an overview to help you better appreciate theatre as an audience member, THE ESSENTIAL THEATRE Enhanced 10E is a welcome and helpful resource. Written by highly respected theatre historians, the text has earned its reputation as one of the most comprehensive, authoritative surveys of the theatre. Its vibrant treatment of theatre practice--past and present--catalogs the origins of theatre through postmodernism and performance art. THE ESSENTIAL THEATRE will encourage you and get you excited about becoming an active theatergoer, while providing the insight and understanding that will enrich your theatre experience throughout your life. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Genre : Performing Arts
Author : Oscar G. Brockett
Publisher : Cengage Learning
Release : 2013-03-29
Total Pages : 496 Pages
ISBN : 9781285687513


Directing In Musical Theatre

Directing In Musical Theatre

This comprehensive guide, from the author of Acting in Musical Theatre, will equip aspiring directors with all of the skills that they will need in order to guide a production from beginning to end. From the very first conception and collaborations with crew and cast, through rehearsals and technical production all the way to the final performance, Joe Deer covers the full range. Deer’s accessible and compellingly practical approach uses proven, repeatable methods for addressing all aspects of a production. The focus at every stage is on working with others, using insights from experienced, successful directors to tackle common problems and devise solutions. Each section uses the same structure, to stimulate creative thinking: Timetables: detailed instructions on what to do and when, to provide a flexible organization template Prompts and Investigations: addressing conceptual questions about style, characterization and design Skills Workshops: Exercises and ‘how-to’ guides to essential skills Essential Forms and Formats: Including staging notation, script annotation and rehearsal checklists Case Studies: Well-known productions show how to apply each chapter’s ideas Directing in Musical Theatre not only provides all of the essential skills, but explains when and how to put them to use; how to think like a director.

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Genre : Performing Arts
Author : Joe Deer
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2014-01-10
Total Pages : 264 Pages
ISBN : 9781136246708


The Essential Theatre

The Essential Theatre

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Genre : Drama
Author : Oscar Gross Brockett
Publisher : Holt McDougal
Release : 1976
Total Pages : 388 Pages
ISBN : UOM:39015002568999


Plays For The Theatre

Plays For The Theatre

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Genre : Drama
Author : Oscar Gross Brockett
Publisher : New York : Holt, Rinehart, and Winston
Release : 1984
Total Pages : 652 Pages
ISBN : UVA:X004991832


Acting In Musical Theatre

Acting In Musical Theatre

Acting in Musical Theatre remains the only complete course in approaching a role in a musical. It covers fundamental skills for novice actors, practical insights for professionals, and even tips to help veteran musical performers refine their craft. Educators will find the clear structure ideal for use with multiple courses and programs. Updates in this expanded and revised third edition include: A comprehensive revision of the book’s companion website into a fully online "Resource Guide" that includes abundant teaching materials and syllabi for a range of short- and long-form courses, PowerPoint slide decks and printable handouts for every chapter. Updated examples, illustrations, and exercises from more recent musical styles and productions such as Hamilton, Waitress, and Dear Evan Hansen. Revision of rehearsal and performance guidelines to help students and teachers at all levels thrive. Updated and expanded reading/listening/viewing lists for specific-subject areas, to guide readers through their own studies and enhance the classroom experience. New notes in the "The Profession" chapters to reflect the latest trends in casting, self-promotion, and audition practice. Acting in Musical Theatre’s chapters divide into easy-to-reference units, each containing group and solo exercises, making it the definitive textbook for students and practitioners alike.

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Genre : Performing Arts
Author : Joe Deer
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2021-04-28
Total Pages : 450 Pages
ISBN : 9781000290455


Making The Scene

Making The Scene

Looks at the history of scene design throughout history, examining the evolving context, theory, and practice.

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Genre : Performing Arts
Author : Oscar G. Brockett
Publisher : Tobin Fdtn for Theatre Arts
Release : 2010-02-15
Total Pages : 365 Pages
ISBN : PSU:000067806720


In Defence Of Theatre

In Defence Of Theatre

Kathleen Gallagher and Barry Freeman bring together nineteen playwrights, actors, directors, scholars, and educators who discuss the role that theatre can and must play in professional, community, and educational venues."

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Genre : Performing Arts
Author : Kathleen Gallagher
Publisher : University of Toronto Press
Release : 2016
Total Pages : 316 Pages
ISBN : 9781442630802


Theatre Rites

Theatre Rites

Theatre-Rites are regarded as pioneers in the field of object-led and site-specific performance, creating ground-breaking work for family audiences since 1995. This book marks the company’s 25th anniversary, offering the first in-depth exploration of artistic director Sue Buckmaster’s visionary practice, in which anything can be animated. This book draws on original research, including five years of in-depth interviews between its authors, images from Theatre-Rites’ archive and Buckmaster’s private collection, detailed observations from the company’s professional training workshops and personal reflections on past productions. A timely and compelling advocacy for the importance of high-quality experimental arts provision for young audiences is made, distilling learning from decades of the company’s professional activities to motivate and empower the next generation of object-led theatre-makers. Theatre-Rites: Animating Puppets, Objects and Sites is an invaluable resource for any puppeteer, actor, dancer, visual artist, poet or student interested in expanding their understanding of how to incorporate puppetry and/or symbolic objects as metaphors in their work.

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Genre : Performing Arts
Author : Liam Jarvis
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2021-07-29
Total Pages : 234 Pages
ISBN : 9780429786181