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Between Symbolic Representation and New Critical Realism: Architecture as Scenography and Scenography as Architecture

Scenography Expanded : An Introduction to Contemporary Performance Design

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2016

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...While architecture and scenography share a common history, their mainstream functions are fundamentally different, and the primary aim of architecture, namely to provide shelter, is typically posited against scenography as providing...

Poetry or Bust

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Tony Harrison

~playauthor~Written by~ Tony Harrison

Faber and Faber, 1996

Faber Drama

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Roles: Total (4), Female (0), Male (3), Unassigned (1)

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...Poetry or Bust was first performed at Salts Mill, Saltaire, in September 1993...

The Aesthetics of TIE

Roger Wooster

Roger Wooster was a TIE practitioner for his early career before moving into academia. Prior to recent retirement he was Senior Lecturer at the University of South Wales. He has published widely on TIE and presented papers at many international conference. From 2011–15 he was on editorial committee of the Journal for Drama in Education. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Philip Taylor

Philip Taylor is Associate Professor of Educational Theatre at New York University, USA, where he has been Director of the Program in Educational Theatre since 2003. Dr Taylor established the International Institute in Drama in Education Research Institute (IDIERI) which has met in Australia, Canada, England, Jamaica, and the United States. He was inaugural director of the first centre in Australia dedicated to applied theatre research, Centre for Applied Theatre Research, Griffith University, 1997-2001, and was foundation editor of Applied Theatre Researcher. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Theatre in Education in Britain : Origins, Development and Influence

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2016

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...I have found it necessary at this point to meet head-on the prejudice that often is laid at the door of TIE that the pedagogy overwhelms the aesthetics. This chapter argues that TIE has its own highly complex aesthetic, which involves high...

City as Site: Street Performance and Site Permeability during the Festival Internacional Teatro a Mil, Chile, 2012–2015

Scenography Expanded : An Introduction to Contemporary Performance Design

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2016

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...Street theatre performances activate the city, layering their meaning into the places where they are staged. Conversely, the city adds its own social and political history to the performances. In this chapter, I focus on the exchange...

Audacity and Insane Courage

Atay Citron

Atay Citron is associate professor at the University of Haifa’s Theatre Department and head of its Medical Clowning Academic Training Program, which he founded in 2006. He was department chair (2004-2009), artistic director of the Bat-Yam International Street Theatre Festival (2007-2010), the Acco Festival of Alternative Israeli Theatre (2001-2004), and the School of Visual Theatre, Jerusalem (1993-2000). His stage work was seen in the U.S., Canada, France and Israel. He is the recipient of several awards, among them the Rosenblum Award for Excellence in the Performing Arts and two Fulbright fellowships. He was the initiator and organizer of the 2010 international conference RS & PS: Richard Schechner and Performance Studies at the University of Haifa. He holds a Ph.D. from the Department of Performance Studies, Tisch School of the Arts, New York University, and his main academic interests are avant-garde performance, ritual, especially healing rites and shamanism, ritual clowning and medical clowning. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Performance Studies in Motion : International Perspectives and Practices in the Twenty-First Century

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2014

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...My thanks to Julie Pasqual – a wonderful clown doctor of New York City’s Big Apple Circus Clown Care Unit – who had Ball’s insightful comment on a sticker decorating her locker at Harlem Hospital. “I am not funny. . . . What I am...

North Country

~playauthor~Written by~ Tajinder Singh Hayer

Methuen Drama, 2016

Modern Plays

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Scenes: 15, Roles: Total (3), Female (1), Male (2), Unassigned (0)

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...It’s three o’clock when the first ambulance arrives. An old Polish man who can’t breathe properly. I see the paramedics try to get him on the stretcher, but he collapses on them. Sudden heart failure. They have to defibrillate right...

Finding Maximus in Fragments of Playful Intensity

Applied Theatre: Research : Radical Departures

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2015

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...transform your whole lifelift hopesshaping tomorrow together Found poem from Maximus, the robot tutor created in the research workshop. Found poem from Maximus, the robot tutor created in the research workshop.Every...

Beyond the Boundary of the Agora

Performance Studies in Motion : International Perspectives and Practices in the Twenty-First Century

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2014

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...The presenter, combatant performance: North of the coast of Talou, Meuse, France, October 1915. Photog. Lieut. Barbier, © BDIC, Paris.Socrates had a friend called Simon. He was a sandal-maker. According to legend, he let Socrates use his...

Dismantling Road Blocks

Performance Studies in Motion : International Perspectives and Practices in the Twenty-First Century

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2014

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...Combatants for Peace is an activist movement founded in 2005 by former fighters, Israeli and Palestinian, determined to abandon the vicious circle of violence. Committed to non-violence, the movement’s aim is to put an end to Israeli...

The Kaisers of Carnuntum

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Tony Harrison

~playauthor~Written by~ Tony Harrison

Faber and Faber, 1996

Faber Drama

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Roles: Total (5), Female (1), Male (4), Unassigned (0)

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...The Kaisers of Carnuntum was first performed in the roman amphitheatre at Petronell-Carnuntum, Austria, June 1995...