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Ear

John Matthews

John Matthews is Programme Leader of BA (Hons) Acting at Theatre Royal Plymouth. He has written two books published by Bloomsbury Methuen Drama: Training for Performance (2011) and Anatomy of Performance Training (2014). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Anatomy of Performance Training

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2014

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...The bodies of Olympic athletes are national causes and this is never more evident than in the moments just before one fails on behalf of a cause. The political drama underlying international competition enhances the physical contest...

Heart

John Matthews

John Matthews is Programme Leader of BA (Hons) Acting at Theatre Royal Plymouth. He has written two books published by Bloomsbury Methuen Drama: Training for Performance (2011) and Anatomy of Performance Training (2014). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Anatomy of Performance Training

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2014

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...The average heart beats between 50 and 100 times per minute but in ‘highly trained apneists the heart rate can drop to values well below the average – as low as 30-40 beats per minute – with great advantage to apnea...

Body Of Work

John Matthews

John Matthews is Programme Leader of BA (Hons) Acting at Theatre Royal Plymouth. He has written two books published by Bloomsbury Methuen Drama: Training for Performance (2011) and Anatomy of Performance Training (2014). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Anatomy of Performance Training

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2014

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...Throughout this book I have been attempting to show how training derives from and is co-constitutive of the human condition, and how it produces and determines through the body a nascent ideology of training, which is asserting itself...

Hand

John Matthews

John Matthews is Programme Leader of BA (Hons) Acting at Theatre Royal Plymouth. He has written two books published by Bloomsbury Methuen Drama: Training for Performance (2011) and Anatomy of Performance Training (2014). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Anatomy of Performance Training

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2014

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...Towards the end of his life, when arthritis prevented him from writing for himself, Galileo Galilei appointed a Florentine teenager named Vincenzio Viviani as a live-in companion. Viviani, a gifted mathematician himself, wrote letters...

Foot

John Matthews

John Matthews is Programme Leader of BA (Hons) Acting at Theatre Royal Plymouth. He has written two books published by Bloomsbury Methuen Drama: Training for Performance (2011) and Anatomy of Performance Training (2014). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Anatomy of Performance Training

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2014

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...At night, along a sandy forest track in Poland, and on a cliff top path in Wales, they are running. They are running as a group.A car passes, its headlamps throwing shadows of branches heaving in the wind and leaves across the track...

Second Cut

John Matthews

John Matthews is Programme Leader of BA (Hons) Acting at Theatre Royal Plymouth. He has written two books published by Bloomsbury Methuen Drama: Training for Performance (2011) and Anatomy of Performance Training (2014). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Anatomy of Performance Training

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2014

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...What of all those bits of bodies that didn’t make the first cut? As I explained at the outset, there were specific reasons for choosing hands, feet, mouths, ears and hearts to open up my Anatomy of Performance Training...

Anatomy

John Matthews

John Matthews is Programme Leader of BA (Hons) Acting at Theatre Royal Plymouth. He has written two books published by Bloomsbury Methuen Drama: Training for Performance (2011) and Anatomy of Performance Training (2014). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Anatomy of Performance Training

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2014

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...This book makes a set of simple but challenging claims: training is and always has been a response to the problems experienced as a result of having a body and being in the world; training is not something that some of us do...

First Cut

John Matthews

John Matthews is Programme Leader of BA (Hons) Acting at Theatre Royal Plymouth. He has written two books published by Bloomsbury Methuen Drama: Training for Performance (2011) and Anatomy of Performance Training (2014). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Anatomy of Performance Training

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2014

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...This book looks a little bit different to most theatre books. It is illustrated throughout with original woodcut prints, by Andy Park, an illustrator who lives and works on the South East Coast of England and who trained at Camberwell...

Mouth

John Matthews

John Matthews is Programme Leader of BA (Hons) Acting at Theatre Royal Plymouth. He has written two books published by Bloomsbury Methuen Drama: Training for Performance (2011) and Anatomy of Performance Training (2014). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Anatomy of Performance Training

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2014

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...Dancing wildly with the freshly severed head of John the Baptist, Salome cries, ‘ah! Thou wouldst not suffer me to kiss thy mouth’ in life, ‘well!, I will kiss it now’ in death! All quotes from Salome are taken from the 1996...

Politics in the Dark: Risk Perception, Affect and Emotion in Lundahl & Seitl’s Rotating in a Room of Images

Adam Alston

Adam Alston is a Lecturer in Theatre and Performance Studies at the University of Surrey, UK. His research explores the aesthetics and politics of immersive theatre, and work and labour in contemporary theatre and performance. He is a founding member of Curious Directive and part of a small editorial team for Contemporary Theatre Review's newly launched online resource. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Affective Performance and Cognitive Science : Body, Brain and Being

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2013

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...It is a well-known fact among theatre scholars that the word ‘theatre’ derives from the Greek theatron, meaning ‘a place for seeing’ or ‘a place for viewing’. Maaike Bleeker writes that to see ‘is also associated with insight, revelations...