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Collection of essays exploring ways that theatrical devising supports and defies higher education’s institutional goals. Considering power, timelines, colonial structures, inclusion and exclusion, research, community engagement, and student learning outcomes, the authors examine devising in Canada, Australia, and Aotearoa New Zealand. 34 b&w illus.
An introduction to adaptations between theatre and film, considering these as distinct from literary adaptation. Places emphasis on performance and event, including the recent growth of digital theatre with phenomena such as NT Live. Case studies show how adaptations can't be divorced from the historical and cultural moment in which they are produced.
This new collection brings together the romance, love, and lust encompassing the musical genre. Established and emergent scholars wrestle with gender, sex, and sexuality across methodologies, periods, identities, and nations as they dig into a cultural site many have framed as one of the most culturally conservative theatrical forms. 10 b&w illus.
Presents two scripts reconstructed in 2017 – one Australian, one South African – based on a satirical musical written in 1943 in the Terezin Ghetto. Accompanying essays explore how each creative team engaged with the original script to link their reconstructions with immediate political and social concerns. 29 col, 2 b/w illus.
The book approaches performance art from a pedagogical aspect. With concrete descriptions of workshops and classroom rehearsals it opens up the practices of several experienced art university teachers and their philosophies as artists and educators. 30 b&w illus.
Includes the full-length performance score of A Duet Without You, an original piece of collaboratively devised theatre by performance artist and scholar Chloé Déchery and her collaborators Karen Christopher, Pedro Inês, Simone Kenyon, Martin Langthorne, Tom Parkinson, Michael Pinchbeck and Deborah Pearson. Also includes a series of essays and critical responses from leading theorists, theatre-makers and artists who were part of the creative team /w illus.
This collection brings together the most significant, influential and still current articles from Applied Theatre Researcher 2000–11, predecessor of Intellect’s Applied Theatre Research journal, with significant and substantial new material. First and foremost a critical reader for today’s applied theatre practitioners and scholars. 7 b/w illus.
Rooted in the social and cultural histories of education, self-organization, activist practices, performance, design, and artistic research. Case studies and critical reflections from Denmark, Ireland, Finland, the UK, Canada, the USA, Chile, Asia and Australasia challenge the concept of the institution, and how we engage with it. 51 b&w illus.
Collection of short, critical writings on contemporary art, performance, and photography written over the course of two decades. These include essays and interviews, profiles and reviews. They were originally published in a variety of settings, including art magazines and exhibition catalogues, online journals and websites. 49 b&w illus.
Autoethnographic and autobiographical explorations of social identities and relationships, (un)belonging, and how practitioners and academics do their work. They show the ongoing need to rethink and re-examine how to do critical and engaging scholarly work. Life stories are necessarily, messy, complex and personal experiences. 34 b/w illus.
Studies in Musical Theatre provides a forum to debate a wide range of texts that articulate the musical together with the theatrical. This peer-reviewed journal brings together a variety of critical approaches to contribute to the discussion surrounding live performance, the development and form of musical theatre and its value as a cultural product in theory and practice. Here, you will find a wealth of writing encompassing everything from opera to film musical to pop video. This title is indexed with Scopus and the Web of Science’s Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI). For more information, to access the journal or to subscribe visit the Discover platform here.
Choreographic Practices operates from the principle that dance embodies ideas and can be productively enlivened when considered as a mode of critical and creative discourse. This peer-reviewed journal provides a platform for sharing choreographic practices, inquiry and debate. Read CHOR's Chinese issue 下载免费中文期刊 This title is indexed with Scopus and the Web of Science’s Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI). For more information, to access the journal or to subscribe visit the Discover platform here.
Applied Theatre Research profiles contemporary, innovative, unorthodox and radical practice of drama and theatre. Topics explored in this global, peer-reviewed journal include theatre in political debate, social action and dissent; theatre for development; youth theatre; theatre in schools and educational settings; theatre in therapeutic settings; theatre in prisons; theatre in health education and awareness; theatre in human services, such as aged care and hospitals; and theatre in business, commerce and conferences. Applied Theatre Researcher Back Issues (2000-2011) This title is indexed with Scopus and the Web of Science’s Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI). For more information, to access the journal or to subscribe visit the Discover platform here.
Drama Therapy Review (DTR) is a double-blind peer-reviewed journal committed to documenting and disseminating drama therapy research, promoting scholarship about drama therapy theory and practice, encouraging interdisciplinary dialogue and providing a forum for lively debate in the field. DTR is the journal of the North American Drama Therapy Association (NADTA). This title is indexed with Scopus and the Web of Science’s Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI). For more information, to access the journal or to subscribe visit the Discover platform here.
Indian Theatre Journal is the first international peer-reviewed journal on Indian theatre. It is committed to publishing a wide range of critical and scholarly approaches to various aspects of Indian theatre and performance (dance, music, arts, aesthetics and culture) from social, political, cultural, economical and diasporic contexts. For more information, to access the journal or to subscribe visit the Discover platform here.
The closely associated practices of adaptation and translation have had a central place in global cultures for centuries. Focusing on theatre, film and other media, this peer-reviewed journal discusses the place of adaptation and translation within historical and contemporary cultures. This title is indexed with the Web of Science’s Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI). For more information, to access the journal or to subscribe visit the Discover platform here.
Performing Islam is the first peer-reviewed interdisciplinary journal about Islam and performance and their related aesthetics. The journal covers dance, ritual, theatre, performing arts, visual arts and cultures, and popular entertainment in Islam-influenced societies and their diasporas. Email: email@example.com This title is indexed with Scopus. For more information, to access the journal or to subscribe visit the Discover platform here.
Scene is a peer-reviewed journal dedicated to a critical examination of space and scenic production. Scene welcomes new critical frameworks for the scholarship of creating a scene and invites contributions which explore all aspects of design contexts for live and recorded performance – particularly those which pay attention to the shaping of artistic vision, aesthetic sophistication, critical thinking and craft. For more information, to access the journal or to subscribe visit the Discover platform here.
Studies in Costume & Performance is a double-blind peer-reviewed journal that aims to encourage, generate and disseminate critical discourse on costume and the relationship between costume and performance. It considers costume as a symbiotic articulation of the body of the performer which is visual, cultural, political, material, temporal and performative. Whether performed live, mediated through a screen, or encountered in an archive, costume embodies and reflects not only the performance, but also societies, cultures and communities. For more information, to access the journal or to subscribe visit the Discover platform here.
Maska: The Performing Arts Journal is Europe's oldest professional journal in its field. This peer-reviewed journal explores theories of contemporary theatre and dance in connection with the broader field of contemporary arts, multimedia practices, social theory and philosophy. Maska is published in both Slovenian and English. For more information, to access the journal or to subscribe visit the Discover platform here.