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...For learning resources, visit this page. Age recommendation: 14+ (contains mature themes and references to racism) This production is an archival recording captured in 2016. An African country teeters on the edge of civil war. A society...
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...The year is 2076, the nation’s Tricentennial. Guns are outlawed, but the last seven surviving weapons are in captivity and on display in your city zoo. Billy the Kid’s colt .45, Andrew Jackson’s dueling pistol, a retired military rifle...
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...A BBC/KCET Hollywood co-production, Copenhagen is a stylish screen adaptation of Michael Frayn’s award winning stage-play about science, friendship and the uncertainty of things. In 1941, the German physicist Werner Heisenberg made...

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Clare Finburgh

Clare Finburgh is a senior lecturer in the department of Literature, Film and Theatre Studies at the University of Essex, UK. He research focuses on French and UK contemporary performance, notably innovations in French modern and contemporary playwriting and directing; and representations of conflict in UK theatre. She has co-written Jean Genet (with David Bradby, 2011), and co-edited Genet: Performance and Politics (2006) and Contemporary French Theatre and Performance (2011). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Watching War on the Twenty-First Century Stage : Spectacles of Conflict

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The television presenter took his position stage right, and grinned. He announced the day’s guests, on the Arabic-language chat show: ‘We welcome his excellency Richard of Gloucester, the Mayor, and Mr Catesby, sorry Sheikh Catesby...

Breath and Connection

Christopher DuVal

Christopher DuVal teaches Acting, Stage Combat, and Voice in the Actor Training Program at the University of Utah, USA. He has worked at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival for over fifteen years, co-teaching stage combat skills test classes, acting and fight directing 40 productions. He has also acted, taught, and fight-directed at regional theatres and universities across the United States. He received his MFA from the University of California, where he studied acting with Dr. Robert Cohen. Christopher is a Certified Teacher with the Society of American Fight Directors, a Senior Level Instructor of Theatrical Combat with Dueling Arts International, an Associate Teacher of Fitzmaurice Voicework, and holds a second-degree black belt in Aikido. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Stage Combat Arts : An Integrated Approach to Acting, Voice and Text Work + Video

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2016

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...Framework (This chapter draws inspiration from the teachings of Saul Kotzubei and Catherine Fitzmaurice. See the Appendix and the Bibliography for more information.) Movement and breath are inextricably linked...
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...Four one-act plays by award-winning playwright Jane Anderson: A Seminar For Responsible Living The Last Time I Saw Her Earthquake Preparedness Lynette Has PMS With unforgettable characters and scathing humor, the stories explore...
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...Join actors from Star Trek and Star Trek: The Next Generation as they recreate this classic radio thriller. The breathless pace and convincing details make it clear why the 1938 broadcast of an "eyewitness report" of an invasion from Mars...

The Acedian Pirates  

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Jay Taylor

~playauthor~Written by~ Jay Taylor

Nick Hern Books, 2016

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Acts: 2, Scenes: 12, Roles: Total (6), Female (1), Male (5), Unassigned (0)

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...Jay Taylor's play The Acedian Pirates is a drama inspired by Greek mythology, exploring military occupation and the morality of war. It was first performed at Theatre503, London, on 26 October 2016, produced by Tara Finney Productions...

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Christopher DuVal

Christopher DuVal teaches Acting, Stage Combat, and Voice in the Actor Training Program at the University of Utah, USA. He has worked at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival for over fifteen years, co-teaching stage combat skills test classes, acting and fight directing 40 productions. He has also acted, taught, and fight-directed at regional theatres and universities across the United States. He received his MFA from the University of California, where he studied acting with Dr. Robert Cohen. Christopher is a Certified Teacher with the Society of American Fight Directors, a Senior Level Instructor of Theatrical Combat with Dueling Arts International, an Associate Teacher of Fitzmaurice Voicework, and holds a second-degree black belt in Aikido. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Stage Combat Arts : An Integrated Approach to Acting, Voice and Text Work + Video

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2016

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...Framework The art of armed and unarmed stage combat thrills actors and audiences alike. The cut-and-thrust athleticism of fights in movies, stage productions, and in television can be tremendously appealing. While the specific techniques...
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...The smash hit of Shakespeare's early career, Titus Andronicus is one of the Bard's most experimental works, a revenge tale of the utmost brutality that centres around the honoured Roman general who fatally refuses to show mercy...