Intercultural Performance Reader by Patrice Pavis
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Intercultural Performance Reader
By Patrice Pavis

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Intercultural Performance Reader by Patrice Pavis

Book Description

What can performers in the West learn from the technical performance traditions of Africa and Asia? The Intercultural Performance Handbook opens up a new world of technique for performers. The first ever full-length, fully illustrated manual for practitioners, it provides: A guide to the physical, vocal and improvisational dynamics of non-Western performance A new vocabulary with which to interpret plays from around the globe. Games to use for exploring rhythm, movement, balance, tension and gesture, breathwork, stylisation, and the use of the voice A practical, hands-on approach to creating vibrant theatrical work Studies on intercultural performance are usually written by scholars and researchers. John Martin explains the definition and development of intercultural performance from the perspective of an experienced practitioner. He provides exercises, practical advice, and a clear training process for the inquiring actor or director. The book is a process of discovery, carefully written so as to develop understanding and move towards empowerment for the adventurous theatre-maker.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415081535
ISBN-10: 041508153X
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x 18mm)
Pages: 276
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 4-Jul-1996
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Contemporary Mise en Scene by Patrice Pavis Contemporary Mise en Scene, Paperback (October 2012)

This study considers the staged reading, and the frontiers of mise en scene scenography, which sometimes replaces staging the reinterpretation of classical and contemporary works the extension of intercultural theatre and ritual new technologies and their live usage on the stage the postmodern practice of deconstruction.

Intercultural Performance Reader by Patrice Pavis Intercultural Performance Reader, Paperback (July 1996)

Patrice Pavis gathers together key artists and scholars from around the world to provide, for the first time, a truly international overview of the new possibilities and politics of the exciting field of intercultural performance.

Theatre at the Crossroads of Culture by Patrice Pavis Theatre at the Crossroads of Culture, Paperback (December 1991)

An examination of the political and aesthetic consequences of culture meeting at the crossroads of theatre, which looks in depth at such works as Brook's "Mahabharata", Cixous/Mnouchkine's "Indiande" and Barba's "Faust".

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Author Biography - Patrice Pavis

Patrice Pavis is Professor at the University of Paris 8. Previous publications include Theatre at the Crossroads of Culture and Dictionnaire du Theatre.

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