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The Living Stage

Author : Tian Dayton, Ph.D.
ISBN : 0757302122
Genre : Psychology
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An indispensable guide for all clinicians interested in experiential therapy, this book is a primer on psychodrama, sociometry and group psychotherapy with step-by-step exercises. Destined to become a classic for any experiential therapy library, this is a basic primer on psychodrama, sociometry and group psychotherapy. With a foreword by Zerka Moreno, wife of the late J.L. Moreno, the father of experiential therapy, the book gives clinicians the tools to understand the theory and practice of experiential therapy. Filled with client stories, Moreno's theories in his own words, plus step-by-step exercises they can use in their own practice, the book makes experiential work manageable for the clinician. It also includes specific exercises that integrate trauma, grief and addiction theory and a brand new model for understanding trauma and addictive relationships.
Category: Psychology

The Living Stage

Author : Kenneth Macgowan
ISBN : STANFORD:36105045022212
Genre : Performing Arts
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Category: Performing Arts

Performing Democracy

Author : Susan C. Haedicke
ISBN : 0472067605
Genre : Performing Arts
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International perspectives on a form of activist, participatory theater with marginalized groups in cities around the world
Category: Performing Arts

The National Stage

Author : Loren Kruger
ISBN : 0226454975
Genre : Drama
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The idea of staging a nation dates from the Enlightenment, but the full force of the idea emerges only with the rise of mass politics. Comparing English, French, and American attempts to establish national theatres at moments of political crisis—from the challenge of socialism in late nineteenth-century Europe to the struggle to "salvage democracy" in Depression America—Kruger poses a fundamental question: in the formation of nationhood, is the citizen-audience spectator or participant? The National Stage answers this question by tracing the relation between theatre institution and public sphere in the discourses of national identity in Britain, France, and the United States. Exploring the boundaries between history and theory, text and performance, this book speaks to theatre and social historians as well as those interested in the theoretical range of cultural studies.
Category: Drama

The Modern Brazilian Stage

Author : David George
ISBN : 9780292729766
Genre : Performing Arts
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Reading a play and watching it performed onstage are quite different experiences. Likewise, studying a country's theatrical tradition with reference only to playtexts overlooks the vital impact of a play's performance on the audience and on the whole artistic community. In this performance-centered approach to Brazilian theatre since the 1940s, David George explores a total theatrical language—the plays, the companies that produced them, and the performances that set a standard for all future stagings. George structures the discussion around several important companies. He begins with Os Comediantes, whose revolutionary 1943 staging of Nelson Rodrigues' Vestido de Noiva (Bridal Gown) broke with the outmoded comedy-of-manners formula that had dominated the national stage since the nineteenth century. He considers three companies of the 1950s and 1960s—Teatro Brasileiro de Comédia, Teatro de Arena, and Teatro Oficina—along with the 1967 production of O Rei da Vela (The Candle King) by Teatro Oficina. The 1970s represented a wasteland for Brazilian theatre, George finds, in which a repressive military dictatorship muzzled artistic expression. The Grupo Macunaíma brought theatre alive again in the 1980s, with its productions of Macunaíma and Nelson 2 Rodrigues. Common to all theatrical companies, George concludes, was the desire to establish a national aesthetic, free from European and United States models. The creative tension this generated and the successes of modern Brazilian theatre make lively reading for all students of Brazilian and world drama.
Category: Performing Arts

Stage Manager

Author : Larry Fazio
ISBN : 9781136083587
Genre : Performing Arts
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In every theatrical production, a single indispensable person is responsible for ensuring that scenery, lighting, actors, directors, sound artists are in sync. Stage Manager: the Professional Experience takes the reader through all aspects of the craft of stage management, from prompt books and laptops to relationships and people management. It offers an extensive discussion of what makes a good stage manager, and takes the reader through each phase of a production from getting hired, to auditions and rehearsals, to the run and closing of the show. Using interviews with other professional stage managers, the author provides a practical, experience-based guide for students and aspiring professionals alike. The stage manager's role in each phase of the production is covered in detail. Working relationships, organizational tools, plans, charts, lists and forms, running auditions, cueing, touring, and the stages of rehearsal are just some of the many topics covered. An overview of the stage manager's working week provides a clear view of the many details involved in the smooth running of a production. A comprehensive working vocabulary offers an excellent reference for anyone working or hoping to work in this field.
Category: Performing Arts

The Sixties Center Stage

Author : James M. Harding
ISBN : 9780472053360
Genre : Art
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The Sixties, Center Stage offers rich insights into the innovative and provocative political underpinnings of mainstream and popular performances in the 1960s. While much critical attention has been focused on experimental and radical theater of the period, the essays confirm that mainstream performances not only merit more scholarly attention than they have received, but through serious examination provide an important key to understanding the 1960s as a period. The introduction provides a broad overview of the social, political, and cultural contexts of artistic practices in mainstream theater from the mid-fifties to mid-seventies. Readers will find detailed examinations of the mainstream’s surprising attention to craft and innovation; to the rich exchange between European and American theatres; to the rise of regional theaters; and finally, to popular cultural performances that pushed the conceptual boundaries of mainstream institutions. The book looks afresh at productions of Hair, Cabaret, Raisin in the Sun, and Fiddler on the Roof, as well as German theater, and performances outside the Democratic National Convention of 1968.
Category: Art

Writing And The Modern Stage

Author : Julia Jarcho
ISBN : 9781107132351
Genre : Drama
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This book presents a new argument that reimagines modern theater's critical power and places innovative writing at the heart of the experimental stage.
Category: Drama

The Couch And The Stage

Author : Robert J. Landy
ISBN : 0765704498
Genre : Psychology
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Via Corsa Car Lover's Guide to Northern California is the third guide published by Via Corsa. This exciting new travel guide covers the automotive history, museums, and race tracks of Northern California. Every August, the Monterey Bay Peninsula hosts the biggest and best collection of annual car shows, auctions, and races. Via Corsa is there to guide the most seasoned traveler through this busy week. The guidebook also features an exclusive look at Mario Andretti's Winery in Napa, California as well as a look at the background at one of the most renown race car drivers known.
Category: Psychology

The Living Age

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ISBN : CHI:55223597
Genre : Literature
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Category: Literature