KEITH JOHNSTONE A CRITICAL BIOGRAPHY

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Keith Johnstone

Author : Theresa Robbins Dudeck
ISBN : 9781408183274
Genre : Performing Arts
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The first critical biography of theatre practitioner Keith Johnstone, who invented the famous Impro system of improvisation of training actors in order to inject creativity and spontaneity into their performances.
Category: Performing Arts

The Comedy Improv Handbook

Author : Matt Fotis
ISBN : 9781317390176
Genre : Performing Arts
File Size : 59.41 MB
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The Comedy Improv Handbook: A Comprehensive Guide to University Improvisational Comedy in Theatre and Performance is a one-stop resource for both improv teachers and students, covering improv history, theory, maxims, exercises, games, and structures. You will learn the necessary skills and techniques needed to become a successful improviser, developing a basic understanding of the history of improvisation and its major influences, structures, and theories. This book also addresses issues associated with being a college improviser – like auditions, rehearsals, performances, and the dynamics of improv groups.
Category: Performing Arts

Theatre History Studies 2015

Author : Elizabeth Reitz Mullenix
ISBN : 9780817371098
Genre : Performing Arts
File Size : 79.25 MB
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The 2015 volume of Theatre History Studies presents a collection of five critical essays examining the intersection of theatre studies and historiography as well as twenty-five book reviews highlighting recent scholarship in this thriving field.
Category: Performing Arts

Applied Improvisation

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ISBN : 9781350014381
Genre : Performing Arts
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This collection of Applied Improvisation stories and strategies draws back the curtain on an exciting, innovative, growing field of practice and research that is changing the way people lead, create, and collaborate. Applied Improvisation is the umbrella term widely used to denote the application of improvised theatre's theories, tenets, games, techniques, and exercises beyond conventional theatre spaces, to foster the growth and/or development of flexible structures, new mindsets, and a range of inter and intra-personal skills required in today's volatile and uncertain world. This edited collection offers one of the first surveys of the range of practice, featuring 12 in-depth case studies by leading Applied Improvisation practitioners and a foreword by Phelim McDermott and Lee Simpson. The contributors in this anthology are professional Applied Improvisation facilitators working in sectors as diverse as business, social science, theatre, education, law, and government. All have experienced the power of improvisation, have a driving need to share those experiences, and are united in the belief that improvisation can positively transform just about all human activity. Each contributor describes their practice, integrates feedback from clients, and includes a workbook component outlining some of the exercises used in their case study to give facilitators and students a model for their own application. This book will serve as a valuable resource for both experienced and new Applied Improvisation facilitators seeking to develop leaders and to build resilient communities, innovative teams, and vibrant organizations. For theatre practitioners, educators, and students, it opens up a new realm of practice and work.
Category: Performing Arts

Enacting Nationhood

Author : Scott R. Irelan
ISBN : 9781443861496
Genre : Art
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This is a collection of new essays opening introspective space for further exploration into constructions of “We the People…” during the mid-to-late nineteenth century. It does so by interrogating intersections of pro-enslavement and anti-enslavement expressions of cultural nationalism, investigating assorted expressions of partisanship within dramatic literature and live performance (broadly defined), and by probing effects of armed conflict on notions of “nation,” “theatre,” “performance,” and other markers of communal identity. Enacting Nationhood is distinctive in that the essays collected here call into question many widely-held assumptions about the intricate theatrical past of the period under review. This said, the essays in this collection are certainly not to be taken as a comprehensive set of viewpoints. Rather, they are to be understood as an accompanying voice in a continuing discussion regarding an ever-shifting aesthetic contract between cultural nationalism and dramatic literature and live performance (broadly defined) from 1855–1899.
Category: Art

The Bloomsbury Group

Author : John Keith Johnstone
ISBN : UOM:49015000484262
Genre : Authors, English
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The Churchman

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ISBN : UOM:39015086588681
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