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Theatre : Collaborative Acts

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Edition:
4th
ISBN13:

9780205118021

ISBN10:
020511802X
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/8/2012
Publisher(s):
Pearson
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Summary

Updated in its 4thedition Theatre: Collaborative Actsstimulates creative thinking and discussions of artistic, social, and ethical questions through its interwoven themes of theatre as culture, collaboration, spatial art, and a fusion of the past and present. It emphasizes the diversity of purpose and effect of theatre, and the collaborative nature of the theatrical process.

Table of Contents

ACT ONE Theatre and Its Audience

CHAPTER 1 CULTURAL COLLABORATION: Theatre and Society

Theatre as Entertainment and Art                                 

The Social Functions of Theatre           

Social Control of Theatre                     

Theatrical Choice in North America     

Cultural Context and Personal Experience        

 

CHAPTER 2 EXPERIENCING THEATRE: Collaboration of Actor, Audience, and Space 

The Audience  

The Nature of Acting

From Play to Production       

Space  

Theatre and Transformation

 

C HAPTER 3 ANALYZING THEATRE: Thinking and Writing About Live Performance

Theatre, Film, and Television    

Analyzing Production   

Thinking About Actor Performances    

Thinking About Space and Design        

Understanding Style     

Evaluating Production  

The Role of the Critic   

Writing About Production        

When It All Works      

 

CHAPTER 4 UNDERSTANDING THE PLAY: A Theatrical Blueprint  

Plot     

Character        

Thought           

Language         

Music

Spectacle

 

CHAPTER 5 INTERPRETING THE PLAY: Understanding Genre, Reading, and Writing       

Dramatic Genre           

Reading a Play 

Writing About a Play

 

ACT TWO Collaboration in Art and Practice

CHAPTER 6 THE DIRECTOR: Vision and Leadership   

Has Someone Always Been in Charge?

Interpretation   

Developing Concept

Communicating and Managing the Artistic Vision

Collaborating with the Playwright         

Directors and Absent Playwrights         

Collaborating with Designers    

Collaborating with Actors        

Collaborating with the Stage Manager  

The Rehearsal Process 

Opening the Production           

 

CHAPTER 7 THE ACTOR: From Mask to Contemporary Performance

Development of the Actor        

Acting Styles and Methods      

The Actor’s Work       

 

CHAPTER 8 THE PLAYWRIGHT: Imagination and Expression

The Changing Position of the Playwright           

The Playwright and Production 

Development of New Plays      

 

CHAPTER 9 THE DESIGNER: Materializing Conception and the World of the Play   

The Development of the Designer         

The Designers’ Choices           

The Scenic Designer’s Work   

The Lighting Designer’s Work  

The Costume Designer’s Work

The Sound Designer’s Work    

Integrating All the Designs

 

CHAPTER 10 THE PRODUCER: Coordination, Promotion, Economics

Early Producers           

The Role of the Producer         

The Economics of Theatre       

 

ACT THREE Collaboration in History

CHAPTER 11 FOUNDATIONS: Classical Theatrical Forms       

Classical Greece          

Classical Rome

Medieval Europe         

Classical India 

Classical China

Classical Japan

 

CHAPTER 12 REINTERPRETATIONS: Europe Rediscovers the Western Classics   

The Italian Renaissance

Elizabethan England     

The Spanish Golden Age         

Seventeenth-Century France    

Restoration England     

Eighteenth-Century Europe and the Americas

 

CHAPTER 13 REVOLUTIONS: Romanticism to Postmodern Experiment        

Romanticism    

Nineteenth-Century Melodrama           

Nineteenth-Century Realism and Naturalism     

The Avant-Garde from the Late Nineteenth Century to the 1960s

Modern and Contemporary Popular Theatre 

The Recent Avant-Garde and Postmodern Experiment


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