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Redefining Theatre Communities International Perspectives on Community-Conscious Theatre-Making
ISBN: HB: 9781789380767, Intellect, January 2020
360 pp., 24.7x17.1 cm, 13 halftones
"Redefining Theatre Communities" explores the interplay between contemporary theatre and communities. It considers the aesthetic, social, and cultural aspects of community-conscious theatre-making. While doing so, the volume reflects on recent transf...
Through the Prism of the Senses Mediation and New Realities of the Body in Contemporary Performance. Technology, Cognition and Emergent Research-Creation Methodologies
ISBN: HB: 9781789380798, Intellect, January 2020
300 pp., 24.7x17.1 cm, 15 halftones
Over the past decade, new technologies have influenced a vast epistemological shift that has transformed notions of performativity and representation in the arts. Mediation has challenged both spectators' and performers' conventions of corporeality,...
Spiritual Herstories Call of the Soul in Dance Research
ISBN: HB: 9781789380828, Intellect, December 2019
550 pp., 24.7x17.1 cm, 66 halftones
This is a collection of works by internationally recognized women leading the field of dance research and spirituality across the globe. Building on current soulful research scholarship in the discipline, these authors offer extensive and detailed re...
Teachers and Teaching on Stage and on Screen Dramatic Depictions
ISBN: PB: 9781789380675, Intellect, December 2019
240 pp., 24.7x17.1 cm, 1 halftone
Why are educators and their profession the focus of so much film and theater? In this volume, Diane Conrad and Monica Prendergast bring together scholars and practitioners in education to answer this very question. Films such as "Freedom Writers", "B...
Film, Music, Memory
ISBN: PB: 9780226649757, ISBN: HB: 9780226649610, University of Chicago Press, November 2019
320 pp., 25.4x17.7 cm, 48 colour plates, 44 halftones,
Film has shaped modern society in part by changing its cultures of memory. "Film, Music, Memory" reveals that this change has rested in no small measure on the mnemonic powers of music. As films were consumed by growing American and European audience...
Subversive Stages Reflections on Czech Theatre
ISBN: PB: 9788024639536, University of Chicago Press, Karolinum Press, November 2019
380 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 20 halftones
Not for sale in the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic! The motto "Narod sobe" – "From the Nation to Itself" – inscribed over the proscenium arch of Prague's National Theatre symbolizes the great importance theater holds for the Czechs. It also...
mPalermu, Dancers, and Other Plays
ISBN: PB: 9780997228755, University of Chicago Press, Swan Isle Press, November 2019
220 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 8 halftones
Emma Dante's passionate and brutal plays stem from a need to confront important familial and societal realities in contemporary southern Italy. Her twenty-first century tales challenge stereotypes of the country and stage acts of resistance against t...
Dancing with Parkinson's
ISBN: PB: 9781789381207, Intellect, October 2019
200 pp., 24.7x17.1 cm, 8 halftones
This book explores the experience and value of dancing for people living with the neurodegenerative disorder Parkinson's disease. Linking aesthetic values to wellbeing, Sara Houston articulates the importance of the dancing experience for those with...
Joshua Sofaer Performance | Objects | Participation
ISBN: PB: 9781789380910, Intellect, October 2019
320 pp., 24.7x17.1 cm, 100 colour plates
Joshua Sofaer works across boundaries, borders, and disciplines to create artworks that engage with all levels of society. In cultural institutions or on the street, for art galleries or personal homes, staged as operas or cast as golden sculptures,...
Performance / Media / Art / Culture Selected Essays 1983-2018
ISBN: PB: 9781789380859, Intellect, October 2019
272 pp., 24.7x17.1 cm
Experience the interdisciplinary performance scene of the 1980s and beyond through the eyes of one of its most compelling witnesses. Jacki Apple's "Performance / Media / Art / Culture" traces performance art, multimedia theater, audio arts, and dance...