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Cambridge Introduction to Theatre Directing

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ISBN-10: 0521844495

ISBN-13: 9780521844499

Edition: 2013

Authors: Christopher Innes, Maria Shevtsova

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This Introduction is an exciting journey through the different styles of theatre that twentieth-century and contemporary directors have created. It discusses artistic and political values, rehearsal methods and the diverging relationships with actors and designers, treatment of dramatic material and approaches to audiences. Offering a compelling analysis of theatrical practice, Christopher Innes and Maria Shevtsova explore the different rehearsal and staging principles and methods of such earlier groundbreaking figures as Stanislavsky, Meyerhold and Brecht, revising standard perspectives on their work, as well as analysing a diverse range of innovative contemporary directors, including…    
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Book details

List price: $57.00
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 5/2/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 298
Size: 6.10" wide x 9.21" long x 0.71" tall
Weight: 1.320
Language: English

Christopher Innes is a Professor of English at York University, Canada, and holds the Canada Research Chair in Performance and Culture. He is the author of many books on modern drama and theatre history.

Maria Shevtsova is Professor of Drama and Theatre Arts at Goldsmiths, University of London and a Fellow of the International Research Center 'Interweaving Performance Cultures' at the Freie Universit�t in Berlin. Author of numerous books, including Dodin and the Maly Drama Theatre: Process to Performance (2004) and over 100 articles in refereed journals and chapters of collected volumes, her publications have been translated into seven languages. She is the co-editor of New Theatre Quarterly and a member of the editorial team of Critical Stages, the online journal of the International Association of Theatre Critics. She is on the editorial boards of various international journals…