A Dictionary of Theatre Anthropology
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Dictionary of Theatre Anthropology by Eugenio Barba
Book DescriptionFirst Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415378611
(297mm x 210mm x 19mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 3-Mar-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Eugenio Barba
Soul of Beijing Opera, Paperback (May 2010)
The book looks at the evolution of Beijing Opera's singing and performance styles, make-up and costume, audience demands, as well as stage and street presentation modes amid tumultuous social and political changes.
On Directing and Dramaturgy, Paperback (November 2009)
This is Eugenio Barba's unprecedented account of his own life and work. It is a major retrospective of his working methods, his practical techniques, and the life experiences which fed directly into his theatre-making.
Towards a Poor Theatre, Paperback (February 2002)
Originally published in 1968, Jerzy Grotowski's groundbreaking book is available once again. As a record of Grotowski's theatrical experiments, this book is an invaluable resource to students and theater practioners alike.
Paper Canoe, Hardback (December 1994)» View all books by Eugenio Barba
A treatise on theatre anthropology, this work comprises a dialogue with such masters of theatre as Stanislavski, Meyerhold, Craig, Copeau, Brecht, Artand and Decroux.
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Author Biography - Eugenio Barba
EUGENIO BARBA (1936) Italian born, emigrated to Norway in 1954 where he worked as a welder and seaman. From 1961 to 1964, he followed Jerzy Grotowski's work in Poland, publishing the first book about him, In Search of a Lost Theatre (1965). In 1963, after spending 6 months in India, he published an essay on kathakali, a theatre form previously unknown in the West. In 1964 he founded Odin Teatret in Oslo, transferring it in 1966 to Holstebro (Denmark) as the Nordisk Teaterlaboratorium. He has directed 32 productions which have been regularly presented in Europe, Asia, North and South America. In 1979 he founded ISTA, the International School of Theatre Anthropology, an itinerant institution with actors, dancers, musicians and scholars interested in investigating the principles of scenic presence. He has written many books and articles, amongst which The Paper Canoe. A Guide to Theatre Anthropology (Routledge 1994), Theatre: Solitude, Craft, Revolt (Black Mountain Press 1999) and Land of Ashes and Diamonds. My Apprenticeship in Poland (Black Mountain Press 1999). He has received numerous international awards and honorary doctorates. Nicola Savarese was born in Rome. Professor at the University Romatre (Rome), he teaches History of Theatre and Performance at Department of Performing Arts. His studies deal with the complex dynamic of the meetings between Asian theatres and Occidental theatre and the contemporary performers in different contex. He as travelled widely in Asia and particularly in Japan, where he lived for two years. On the relationship between Oriental and Occidental theatres he has published, among many other works, Teatro e spettacolo fra Oriente e Occidente (Theatre and Performance Beyond the Sea, Roma 1992, translated in Spanish), Parigi/Artaud/Bali (L'Aquila 1997), Training (Roma 2004). He is permanent member of ISTA (International School of Theatre Anthropology) since its foundation and he is editor of review Teatro e storia. He was guest scholar at Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles in 1999.
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