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Performance Studies in Canada
Language: en
Authors: Laura Levin, Marlis Schweitzer
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-06-01 - Publisher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP

Since its inception as an institutionalized discipline in the United States during the 1980s, performance studies has focused on the interdisciplinary analysis of a broad spectrum of cultural behaviours including theatre, dance, folklore, popular entertainments, performance art, protests, cultural rituals, and the performance of self in everyday life. Performance Studies
Performance Studies
Language: en
Pages: 340
Authors: Bryan Reynolds
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-11-28 - Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

In a series of short, engaging essays, an international team of distinguished scholars introduces students to 34 key topics seen as paramount to the future of performance studies. In doing so they contribute to the wide-ranging, adventurous and conscientious nature that makes performance studies such an innovative, valuable and exciting
Shakespeare in Canada
Language: en
Pages: 490
Authors: Diana Brydon, Irene Rima Makaryk
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-01-01 - Publisher: University of Toronto Press

Is there a distinctly Canadian Shakespeare? What is the status and function of Shakespeare in various locations within the nation: at Stratford, on CBC radio, in regional and university theatres, in Canadian drama and popular culture? Shakespeare in Canada brings insights from a little explored but extensive archive to contemporary
Performance Studies in Motion
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Atay Citron, Sharon Aronson-Lehavi, David Zerbib
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-02-27 - Publisher: A&C Black

Performance Studies in Motion offers multiple perspectives on the current field of performance studies and suggests its future directions. Featuring new essays by pioneers Richard Schechner and Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett, and by international scholars and practitioners, it shows how performance can offer a new way of seeing the world, and testifies
In Defence of Theatre
Language: en
Pages: 328
Authors: Kathleen Gallagher, Barry Freeman
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-04-06 - Publisher: University of Toronto Press

Why theatre now? Reflecting on the mix of challenges and opportunities that face theatre in communities that are necessarily becoming global in scope and technologically driven, In Defence of Theatre offers a range of passionate reflections on this important question. Kathleen Gallagher and Barry Freeman bring together nineteen playwrights, actors,