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Future of the Music Business: How to Succeed with the New Digital Technologies

09/09/2011, £26.00
£23.40
Technologies are revolutionizing the music business. This title provides a legal and business road map for success in today's music business by setting forth a summary of the rules pertaining to the traditional music business, including music licensing, as well as the laws governing online distribution of music and video.

Devising Performance: A Critical History

Paperback, 23/09/2005, £18.99
£17.09

An Actor's Work

Paperback, 22/09/2016, £19.99
£17.99

Practical Guide to Ensemble Devising

Paperback, 01/06/2015, £19.99
£17.99
This comprehensive handbook introduces techniques and exercises for devising theatre as an ensemble. Its clear style makes it an ideal book for students new to devising, while its wide scope provides fresh ideas for more experienced actors.

I Laughed, I Cried: One Woman, One Hundred Days, The Mother of all Challenges

Paperback, 03/07/2014, £8.99
£8.09
'The working mum's version of Eddie Izzard's 50 marathons in 50 days. Hilarious.' Sally Phillips

Help

Hardback, 21/09/2017, £12.99
£11.69
COMEDY, TRAGEDY, THERAPY Simon Amstell did his first stand-up gig at the age of thirteen. From a complicated childhood in Essex to an Ayahuasca-led epiphany in the Amazon rainforest, this story will make you laugh, cry and then feel happier than you've ever been.

Modern Romance

Paperback, 27/01/2016, £8.99
£8.09
Investigates love in the age of technology. This book enlists some of the world's leading social scientists, conducted hundreds of interviews, analyzed the behavioural data, and researched dating cultures from Tokyo to Buenos Aires to New York City.

American Musical and the Formation of National Identity

Paperback, 27/03/2006, £24.95
£22.46
The American musical has achieved and maintained relevance to more people in America than any other performance-based art. This history of the genre, intended for readers of all stripes, offers discussions of how American musicals, especially through their musical numbers, advance themes related to American national identity.

Shoot, Get Treasure, Repeat

Paperback, 02/04/2008, £12.99
£11.69
Shoot/Get Treasure/Repeat is Mark Ravenhill's epic cycle of plays exploring the personal and political effect of war on modern life, produced in various locations around London in April 2008.

Joan: The Remarkable Life of Joan Leigh Fermor

Hardback, 05/10/2017, £25.00
£17.50
The first biography of Joan Leigh Fermor, society beauty, professional photographer and muse

Treading The Dance

Hardback, 15/10/2011, £25.00
£22.50

Applied Practice: Evidence and Impact in Theatre, Music and Art

Hardback, 10/08/2017, £75.00
£67.50
This edited collection brings together theoretical and practice-based perspectives on the question of evidence of impact in relation to arts practice in a social context."

Essential guide to business in the Performing Arts

Paperback, 02/09/1996, £23.99
£21.59
This text addresses the business skills that are essential to those involved in the performing arts. With increasing emphasis on freelance and small-scale work in the arts, this book provides an introduction to areas such as marketing, finance and fundraising.

Age and Dancing: Older People and Community Dance Practice

Paperback, 07/12/2012, £26.99
£24.29
This highly readable introduction to dance with older people combines key debates and issues in the field with practical guidance, as well as a resources section including numerous 'toolkit materials'. Diane Amans, leading practitioner in Community Dance, provides the ideal beginners' guide for students, practitioners and dance artists alike.

Theatre and Race

Paperback, 24/05/2013, £6.99
£6.29
The theatre has always been a place where conceptions of race and racism have been staged, shared and perpetuated. Harvey Young introduces key ideas about race, before tracing its relationship with theatre and performance - from Ancient Athens to the present day.

How Not To Be a Boy

Paperback, 03/05/2018, £8.99
£8.09
THE NUMBER ONE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER - Robert Webb's part-memoir, part call-to-arms

New Media Dramaturgy: Performance, Media and New-Materialism

Hardback, 08/05/2017, £89.99
£80.99
This book illuminates the shift in approaches to the uses of theatre and performance technology in the past twenty-five years and develops an account of new media dramaturgy (NMD), an approach to theatre informed by what the technology itself seems to want to say.

Chopin's Piano: A Journey through Romanticism

Hardback, 07/06/2018, £20.00
£18.00

Studying Plays

Paperback, 25/01/2018, £17.99
£16.19

Playing the Game: A Drama Workshop Guide

Paperback, 09/05/2018, £21.99
£19.79

Performance Studies: Key Words, Concepts and Theories

Paperback, 28/11/2014, £24.99
£22.49
The field of performance studies analyses the production and impact of on-stage performance, such as in a theatre or circus, and off-stage performance, such as cultural rituals and political protests.

Modern and Contemporary Black British Drama

Paperback, 25/11/2014, £24.99
£22.49
Interweaving social and cultural context with close critical analysis of key dramatists' plays, leading scholars explore how these dramatists have created an enduring, transformative and diverse cultural presence.

Drama, Theatre and Performance Companion

Paperback, 14/05/2013, £23.99
£21.59
This complete companion to the study of drama, theatre and performance studies is an essential reference point for students undertaking or preparing to undertake a course either at university or at drama school.

Immersive Theatres: Intimacy and Immediacy in Contemporary Performance

Paperback, 31/05/2013, £21.99
£19.79
This comprehensive text is the first survey to explore the theory, history and practice of immersive theatre. Charting the rise of the immersive theatre phenomenon, Josephine Machon shares her wealth of expertise in the field of contemporary performance, inviting the reader to immerse themselves within this abundantly illustrated text.

Voice

Paperback, 02/08/2018, £24.99
£22.49

Art of Living: An Oral History of Performance Art

Paperback, 31/07/2015, £22.99
£20.69
Across a series of twelve in-depth interviews with a diverse range of major artists, Dominic Johnson presents a new oral history of performance art. Each interview is preceded by an overview of the artist's work, and the volume itself is introduced by a thoughtful critical essay on performance art and oral history.

Interdisciplinary Performance: Reformatting Reality

Paperback, 13/04/2016, £22.99
£20.69
Spanning a hundred years (1910 - 2010) and three geographical locations - Europe, Japan and North America - this unique book examines the capacity of performance to recode reality.

Directing Young People in Theatre: A Guide to Staging Plays with Young Casts

Paperback, 01/05/2015, £17.99
£16.19
This book guides readers in taking a play from page to stage with young people. Advice from professional theatre directors, including Richard Eyre and Indu Rubasingham is combined with practical games and exercises to help both experienced and first-time directors create a play with young actors.

Improvisation in Drama, Theatre and Performance: History, Practice, Theory

Paperback, 27/10/2015, £24.99
£22.49
Improvisation is a tool for many things: performance training, rehearsal practice, playwriting, therapeutic interaction and somatic discovery.

Props

Paperback, 25/08/2016, £24.99
£22.49
This diverse book brings together theoretical and practical viewpoints on objects in performance, how they can be part of theatre scenery, equal partners in performance, or autonomous things.

Studying Disability Arts and Culture: An Introduction

Paperback, 24/10/2014, £25.99
£23.39
In this accessible introduction to the study of Disability Arts and Culture, Petra Kuppers foregrounds themes, artists and theoretical concepts in this diverse field.

Devising Performance: A Critical History

Paperback, 12/10/2015, £20.99
£18.89
What are the myths attached to devising, and what are the realities? First published in 2005, Devising Performance remains the only book to offer the reader a history of devising practice.

New Performance/New Writing

Paperback, 01/12/2016, £21.99
£19.79
Contemporary theatre is going through a period of unparalleled excitement and challenge. Each chapter explores a key aspect of theatre study, while an extensive timeline of theatre events gives a broad overview of its evolution.

Acting in British Television

Paperback, 20/08/2017, £22.99
£20.69

Dramaturgy and Performance

Paperback, 01/12/2016, £20.99
£18.89
Outlining different perspectives, this classic and field-defining text introduces 'dramaturgy' as a critical concept and a practical process in an accessible and engaging style. The revised edition includes a new introduction and afterword which provides insight into contemporary developments and future directions of scholarship.

An Introduction to Community Dance Practice

Paperback, 01/06/2017, £22.99
£20.69

Cultural Performance: Ethnographic Approaches to Performance Studies

Paperback, 08/08/2017, £22.99
£20.69
This engaging text introduces the burgeoning and interdisciplinary field of cultural performance, offering ethnographic approaches to performance as well as looking at the aesthetics of experience and performance theory.

Acting: Psychophysical Phenomenon and Process

Paperback, 26/11/2013, £22.99
£20.69
A stimulating analysis of acting as a psychophysical phenomenon and process across cultures and disciplines. Taking an 'enactive approach' to understanding acting as a process, the authors discuss psychophysical acting and performance within the Stanislavsky lineage, in dance and devised theatre practices, and in performance in India and Japan.

Frantic Assembly Book of Devising Theatre 2ed

Paperback, 15/07/2014, £23.99
£21.59

Ballet Body Narratives: Pain, Pleasure and Perfection in Embodied Identity

Paperback, 29/05/2015, £40.00
Ballet Body Narratives is an ethnographic exploration of the social world of classical ballet and the embodiment of young ballet dancers as they engage in "becoming a dancer" in ballet schooling in England. This book sheds new light on the distinctiveness of ballet culture in studies of the body.

May I Have the Pleasure?

Paperback, 25/04/2013, £12.50
£11.25
This book sets out to trace the development of our social dancing from its origins in the ancient ring dances of antiquity to the teenager's beat dancing of today.

Complete Stanislavsky Toolkit

Paperback, 19/06/2014, £10.99
£9.89
A revised and updated edition of Bella Merlin's essential guide to Stanislavsky.

Mike Brewer's Warm-ups

Paperback, 22/08/2002, £7.99
£7.19
A handbook for singers and choral directors. It contains physical and mental activities to tackle various aspects of vocal technique, including: posture, breathing, sound-making, velocity, virtuosity and flexibility, range, register and resonance, harmony and blend, body, mind and spirit.

Directing - a Handbook for Emerging Theatre Directors

Paperback, 29/09/2011, £16.99
£15.29
This vital handbook for directors just starting out offers an overview of historic and current practice as well as key theories, professional advice, interviews with practitioners and a series of exercises to develop the director's own approach and practical skills.

 

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