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Methods: Curating

Katalin Trencsényi

Katalin Trencsényi is a London-based dramaturg. She completed her PhD in Philosophy (Aesthetics) at the Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest. As a freelance dramaturg, Katalin has worked with the National Theatre, the Royal Court Theatre, the Courtyard Theatre, Deafinitely Theatre, Corali Dance Company, and Company of Angels amongst others. Katalin co-founded the Dramaturgs’ Network with Hanna Slättne in 2001, and has worked on its various committees ever since. From 2010 to 2012 Katalin served as President of the Dramaturgs’ Network. Katalin is one of the contributors to the Routledge Companion to Dramaturgy (2014). Her monograph on contemporary dramaturgical practices, Dramaturgy in the Making, is to be published by Bloomsbury in 2015. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Dramaturgy in the Making : A User’s Guide for Theatre Practitioners

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2015

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...The choice of the plays is no trifle . . . Lessing, Gotthold Ephraim (1962), Hamburg Dramaturgy, with a new introduction by Victor Lange, New York: Dover Publications, Preface, p. 3. Lessing, Gotthold Ephraim...

The Model as Object and Idea

Thea Brejzek

Thea Brejzek (PhD, Mphil) is Professor for Spatial Theory at the University of Technology Sydney, Australia, and an internationally recognised expert in scenography. In 2011, she was the founding Curator for Theory at the Prague Quadrennial for Performance Design and Space (PQ). Recently, she has been a Visiting Professor at Bartlett School of Architecture, UK, and has been appointed to the international scientific advisory board of the Bauhaus, Dessau. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Lawrence Wallen

Lawrence Wallen (PhD, MArch) is Professor and Head of School of Design at the University of Technology Sydney, Australia. From 2001-12 he was Professor of Scenography at the Zurich University of the Arts. A trained visual artist and architect, his research and practice is concerned with representation of space, spatial narrative and postcolonial readings of landscape. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Model as Performance : Staging Space in Theatre and Architecture

Methuen Drama, 2018

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...The model as object and idea plays a prime role in the design processes of architecture and theatre, and the language with which to classify and describe its physical features is fundamentally interdisciplinary. The model is shown...

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

Thea Brejzek

Thea Brejzek (PhD, Mphil) is Professor for Spatial Theory at the University of Technology Sydney, Australia, and an internationally recognised expert in scenography. In 2011, she was the founding Curator for Theory at the Prague Quadrennial for Performance Design and Space (PQ). Recently, she has been a Visiting Professor at Bartlett School of Architecture, UK, and has been appointed to the international scientific advisory board of the Bauhaus, Dessau. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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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...

Exercises to Develop Artistic Sound Design Skills

Victoria Deiorio

Victoria Deiorio is a critically acclaimed sound designer and composer for theatre and film, based in Chicago, USA. She is the Head of Sound Design for The Theatre School at DePaul University, Chicago, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Art of Theatrical Sound Design : A Practical Guide

Methuen Drama, 2018

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...Moving Forward What I want you to start thinking about is how you are affecting each human being in the audience specifically. That specificity is the understanding of physiology, anthropology, sociology, and psychology of hearing. Once you...

Ecologies of Autism: Vibrant Space in Imagining Autism

Scenography Expanded : An Introduction to Contemporary Performance Design

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2016

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...This chapter demonstrates how scenography may be ‘expanded’ into therapeutic applications. The focus is the affective space of scenography within Imagining Autism: Drama, Performance and Intermediality as Interventions for Autistic Spectrum...

The Performance and Beyond

Peter Maccoy

Peter Maccoy has been a professional theatre practitioner for over 25 years. He has worked as a stage manager for many theatre companies including The Mercury Theatre, Colchester, The National Theatre, the Chichester Festival, the Peter Hall Company, the Almeida and MuLan Theatre Company. He has taught at Central School of Speech and Drama since 1993. His Essentials of Stage Management was published by Methuen Drama in 2004. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Essentials of Stage Management

A & C Black Ltd, 2004

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...Once the first performance has been achieved, the main focus for stage management is to manage the production. This involves running each performance, and monitoring and maintaining the quality of the production both artistically...

Personnel Management and Human Resources

Jim Volz

Dr. Jim Volz is a Professor of Theatre at California State University, Fullerton, USA, and an international arts consultant and producer. He served as a longtime critic for New York’s Back Stage and is the founding editor of the Shakespeare Theatre Association’s international publication, Quarto. He has produced over 100 professional productions, consulted for over 100 arts institutions and published more than 100 articles on arts management, arts criticism, Shakespeare, and theatre. He was inducted into the College of Fellows of the American Theatre in 2014. He is the author of How to Run a Theatre and Working in American Theatre (Bloomsbury Methuen Drama). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Introduction to Arts Management

Methuen Drama, 2017

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...“The only one that is wiser than anyone is everyone.” Company management Introduction Non-profit arts groups are generally notorious when it comes to taking advantage of, ignoring, or even abusing their number one resource...

Strategic Planning for the Arts

Jim Volz

Dr. Jim Volz is a Professor of Theatre at California State University, Fullerton, USA, and an international arts consultant and producer. He served as a longtime critic for New York’s Back Stage and is the founding editor of the Shakespeare Theatre Association’s international publication, Quarto. He has produced over 100 professional productions, consulted for over 100 arts institutions and published more than 100 articles on arts management, arts criticism, Shakespeare, and theatre. He was inducted into the College of Fellows of the American Theatre in 2014. He is the author of How to Run a Theatre and Working in American Theatre (Bloomsbury Methuen Drama). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Introduction to Arts Management

Methuen Drama, 2017

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...“Our plans miscarry because they have no aim.When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.” Strategic planning for successful arts operations Why does your institution need a strategic plan...

A Physical Foundation for the Actor

Tom Casciero

Tom Casciero is a Theatre Professor at Towson University, MD, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Laban Workbook for Actors : A Practical Training Guide with Video

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2018

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...Human movement, with all its physical, emotional, and mental implications, is the common denominator of the dynamic art of theatre. Introduction The focus of this chapter is to introduce and explore a set...

Notes

Sarah Kozinn

Dr Sarah Kozinn is a Mellon postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Theater at Occidental College in Los Angeles, California, USA. She is a scholar of law and performance, develops new works for film, TV and the web, and acts professionally in film, theater and television. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Justice Performed : Courtroom TV Shows and the Theaters of Popular Law

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2015

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