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Physical dramaturgy : perspectives from the field / edited by Rachel Bowditch, Jeff Casazza, and Annette Thornton.

Contributor(s): Bowditch, Rachel | Casazza, Jeff | Thornton, Annette.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall no.: PN2053 .P497 2018Publication: Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, 2018Description: xvi, 238 p. : ill.ISBN: 9781138682887; 1138682888.Subject(s): Theater -- Production and direction | Dramaturges | Movement (Acting) | Movement, Aesthetics of
Contents:
Chapter 1 Embodying Greek period style: Physical dramaturgy in staging Euripides' Medea -- Chapter 2 Festina Lente and Sprezzatura in action: Unlikely sources of physical dramaturgy in Shakespeare's Love's Labour's Lost and As You Like It -- Chapter 3 Shakespeare's text in the body of the character in The Winter's Tale -- Chapter 4 Period style: The physical dramaturgy of Loyd Williamson's Salon -- Chapter 5 Understanding the world of the play through period movement; PART II Inner landscapes: Dramaturgy from within -- Chapter 6 Dramaturgy as litany -- Chapter 7 A dramaturgy of embodiment: The study and practice of experiential anatomy -- Chapter 8 The augmented body -- Chapter 9 Mining the imagination: A physical approach to the creation of story with Action Theater; PART III Acts of translation: Physical dramaturgy in the rehearsal room -- Chapter 10 Devising Brechtian moments: The transformation of traditional dramaturgy into physical dramaturgy -- Chapter 11 "Lit from within": Non-traditional casting in Chekhovian realism through physical dramaturgy -- Chapter 12 The alchemy of re-composing history in Iphigenia and Other Daughters -- 13 Quadruple threat musical theatre: Adding the physical dramaturg -- Chapter 14 Kinetic analysis and gesture mapping in The Government Inspector and Anton's Shorts; PART IV Physical dramaturgy in the devising process; 15 The search for synecdoche: Insight into Pig Iron TheatreCompany's physical dramaturgy. Quinn Bauriedel interview, July 29, 2016 -- Chapter 16 Devising `madness': Physical dramaturgy in The Ophelia Project and Asylum -- Chapter 17 The phenomenon of silence. Bill Bowers interview, September 9, 2017 -- Chapter 18 Butoh, landscape theatre, and the physical dramaturgy of Gale GAtes et al. -- Chapter 19 Moment Work: Exploring the full potential of the stage. Moises Kaufman interview, July 20, 2017 -- Chapter 20 Physical dramaturgy: Reflections for the actor, director, designer, and deviser.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Chapter 1 Embodying Greek period style: Physical dramaturgy in staging Euripides' Medea -- Chapter 2 Festina Lente and Sprezzatura in action: Unlikely sources of physical dramaturgy in Shakespeare's Love's Labour's Lost and As You Like It -- Chapter 3 Shakespeare's text in the body of the character in The Winter's Tale -- Chapter 4 Period style: The physical dramaturgy of Loyd Williamson's Salon -- Chapter 5 Understanding the world of the play through period movement; PART II Inner landscapes: Dramaturgy from within -- Chapter 6 Dramaturgy as litany -- Chapter 7 A dramaturgy of embodiment: The study and practice of experiential anatomy -- Chapter 8 The augmented body -- Chapter 9 Mining the imagination: A physical approach to the creation of story with Action Theater; PART III Acts of translation: Physical dramaturgy in the rehearsal room -- Chapter 10 Devising Brechtian moments: The transformation of traditional dramaturgy into physical dramaturgy -- Chapter 11 "Lit from within": Non-traditional casting in Chekhovian realism through physical dramaturgy -- Chapter 12 The alchemy of re-composing history in Iphigenia and Other Daughters -- 13 Quadruple threat musical theatre: Adding the physical dramaturg -- Chapter 14 Kinetic analysis and gesture mapping in The Government Inspector and Anton's Shorts; PART IV Physical dramaturgy in the devising process; 15 The search for synecdoche: Insight into Pig Iron TheatreCompany's physical dramaturgy. Quinn Bauriedel interview, July 29, 2016 -- Chapter 16 Devising `madness': Physical dramaturgy in The Ophelia Project and Asylum -- Chapter 17 The phenomenon of silence. Bill Bowers interview, September 9, 2017 -- Chapter 18 Butoh, landscape theatre, and the physical dramaturgy of Gale GAtes et al. -- Chapter 19 Moment Work: Exploring the full potential of the stage. Moises Kaufman interview, July 20, 2017 -- Chapter 20 Physical dramaturgy: Reflections for the actor, director, designer, and deviser.

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