Performing Objects and Theatrical Things

This book rethinks historical and contemporary theatre, performance, and cultural events by scrutinizing and theorizing the objects and things that activate stages, venues, environments, and archives.

Performing Objects and Theatrical Things

Performing Objects and Theatrical Things

This book rethinks historical and contemporary theatre, performance, and cultural events by scrutinizing and theorizing the objects and things that activate stages, venues, environments, and archives.

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Performing Objects and Theatrical Things
Language: en
Pages: 264
Authors: Marlis Schweitzer, Joanne Zerdy
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-08-14 - Publisher: Springer

This book rethinks historical and contemporary theatre, performance, and cultural events by scrutinizing and theorizing the objects and things that activate stages, venues, environments, and archives.
Performance Studies in Canada
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Laura Levin, Marlis Schweitzer
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-06-01 - Publisher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP

Since its inception as an institutionalized discipline in the United States during the 1980s, performance studies has focused on the interdisciplinary analysis of a broad spectrum of cultural behaviours including theatre, dance, folklore, popular entertainments, performance art, protests, cultural rituals, and the performance of self in everyday life. Performance Studies
Performance and Professional Wrestling
Language: en
Pages: 226
Authors: Broderick Chow, Eero Laine, Claire Warden
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-08-12 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Performance and Professional Wrestling is the first edited volume to consider professional wrestling explicitly from the vantage point of theatre and performance studies. Moving beyond simply noting its performative qualities or reading it via other performance genres, this collection of essays offers a complete critical reassessment of the popular sport.
Props
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Eleanor Margolies
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-09-02 - Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

Props are moving objects of attention: they can be part of theatre scenery, equal partners in performance, or autonomous things. This wide-ranging book brings together both theoretical and practical viewpoints on objects in performance, covering actor training, scenography, materials, construction techniques and object theatre.
Transatlantic Broadway
Language: en
Pages: 246
Authors: M. Schweitzer
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-03-03 - Publisher: Springer

Transatlantic Broadway traces the infrastructural networks and technological advances that supported the globalization of popular entertainment in the pre-World War I period, with a specific focus on the production and performance of Broadway as physical space, dream factory, and glorious machine.

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