Download E-books Theatre et reception: Le spectateur postdramatique PDF

By Catherine Bouko

Le modèle postdramatique de Hans-Thies Lehmann suscite de nombreuses réactions, positives et négatives, parmi les spécialistes du théâtre. Pour los angeles première fois, l’ouvrage suggest une étude approfondie de los angeles query postdramatique. S’appuyant sur une quarantaine d’exemples de théâtre contemporain, l’auteure learn l. a. théorie postdramatique et fournit une examine critique des codes propres à ces pratiques artistiques.
Les formes postdramatiques, situées au croisement du théâtre, de los angeles danse, de los angeles functionality, des nouvelles applied sciences et des arts plastiques et visuels, invitent le spectateur à des processus de réception spécifiques. Cet ouvrage suggest d’interroger l. a. relation que tisse le spectateur avec le spectacle au moyen de modèles de réception fondés sur des approches esthétiques, sémiologiques et sociologiques. Le spectateur y est abordé sous un perspective individuel (personne singulière) et collectif (membre d’une communauté).
Les issues de vue théoriques, ponctués de nombreux schémas et photographies, sont illustrés par l’analyse de productions significatives, entre autres de Roméo Castellucci, Jan Fabre, Heiner Goebbels, Tadeusz Kantor, Jan Lauwers, Wim Vandekeybus et Kris Verdonck.

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Download E-books The Immigrant Scene: Ethnic Amusements in New York, 1880-1920 PDF

By Sabine Haenni

Yiddish melodramas in regards to the tribulations of immigration. German performs approximately alpine tourism. Italian vaudeville performances. Rubbernecking excursions of Chinatown. within the big apple urban of the overdue 19th and early 20th centuries, those possible disparate relaxation actions performed comparable roles: mediating the huge cultural, demographic, and social adjustments that have been sweeping the nation’s biggest city.

In The Immigrant Scene, Sabine Haenni unearths how theaters in long island created ethnic leisure that formed the tradition of the U.S. within the early 20th century. contemplating the connection among rest and mass tradition, The Immigrant Scene develops a brand new photo of the city within which the flow of individuals, gadgets, and pictures on-screen and on the street helped citizens negotiate the complexities of recent times.

In interpreting how groups engaged with immigrant theaters and the nascent movie tradition in big apple urban, Haenni lines the ways that functionality and cinema supplied digital mobility—ways of navigating the socially complicated metropolis—and encouraged nationwide principles of immigration, tradition, and variety in magnificent and lasting ways.

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Download E-books Liveness: Performance in a Mediatized Culture PDF

By Philip Auslander

In Liveness Philip Auslander addresses what could be the unmarried most crucial query dealing with all types of functionality at the present time: what's the prestige of concert in a tradition ruled via mass media? through taking a look at particular cases of concert reminiscent of theatre, rock song, game and court testimony, Liveness bargains penetrating insights into media tradition. This provocative e-book tackles the various enduring 'sacred truths' surrounding the excessive cultural prestige of the dwell occasion.

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Download E-books The Ultimate Audition Book for Teens Volume 12: 111 One-Minute Monologues - Just Comedy! PDF

By Kristen Dabrowski

Hello, actors! As a qualified actor for fourteen years now, i understand how tough the hunt for the precise monologue may be. A monologue might be quick, lively, and enjoyable. you mustn't brain having to claim it repeatedly if you are working towards, auditioning, or appearing it. you have to be capable of relate to it. this is often tricky; such a lot performs are written for adults. the place are you presupposed to get monologues from then? This booklet. listed here are a few pointers on appraoching monologues: 1. choose the monologue that hits you. belief your instincts. you will choose the fitting one. 2. Make the monologues lively. What do you need and the way do you are attempting to get it? three. who're you speaking to and the place are they? ensure you make this as transparent as attainable. four. Do you get spoke back or interrupted? be sure you fill in phrases in yoru head for the monolouge, whether it is a uncomplicated definite or no. five. How do you are feeling concerning the individual or humans you're speaking to? for instance, you converse much otherwise in your ally than you do on your math instructor. 6. Notes approximately degree instructions and terminology: The note beat or the beginning of a brand new paragraph shows one other personality speaks or a brand new concept arises. Pause or different degree instructions like stunned are feedback, yet don't have to be saw absolutely.

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Download E-books Sam Shepard: A Life PDF

By John J. Winters

"John Winters deals a grasp category in literary sleuthing, untangling the various lives and unearthing the starting place tale of America’s top-rated Renaissance guy of letters, Sam Shepard." ―Kelly Horan, WBUR radio

With greater than fifty-five performs to his credit—including the 1979 Pulitzer Prize–winning Buried Child—an Oscar nod for his portrayal of Chuck Yeager within the correct Stuff, and an onscreen personality that’s been aptly summed up as “Gary Cooper in denim,” Sam Shepard’s effect on American theater and movie ranks with the best playwrights and actors of the previous half-century.

Despite those accomplishments and more—six collections of prose, songwriting with Bob Dylan, filmmaking with Robert Frank and Michelangelo Antonioni, in addition to romantic relationships with rocker Patti Smith and actress Jessica Lange—Shepard turns out something yet chuffed. Sam Shepard: A Life info his lifelong bouts of lack of confidence and anxiousness, and delves deeply into his courting together with his alcoholic father and his personal conflict with the bottle. additionally tested for the 1st time in-depth are Shepard’s tumultuous dating with Lange, and his decades–long adherence to the lessons of Russian spiritualist G. I. Gurdjieff.

Throughout this new biography, Winters will get to the center of the enigma that's Sam Shepard, proposing a compelling and entire account of his lifestyles and paintings.

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Download E-books Performing Korea PDF

By Patrice Pavis

This e-book deals an exploration of the intersection of Korean theatre perform with Western literary theatre. Gangnam type, K-Pop, the Korean Wave : who hasn't heard of those contemporary Korean phenomena? Having spent years in Korea as a theatrical and cultural ‘tourist’, Patrice Pavis was once granted an unheard of examine modern Korean tradition. in addition to reading those popular culture mainstays, in spite of the fact that, he additionally found many uniquely Korean jewels of up to date paintings and performance.

Examining subject matters together with modern dance, puppets, installations, modernized pansori, 'Koreanized' productions of ecu Classics and K-pop and its parody, this booklet offers a framework for an intercultural and globalized method of Korean theatre. With the 1st 3 chapters of the e-book outlining technique, the rest chapters try out – frequently deconstructing and reworking within the procedure - this framework, utilizing targeted case reviews to introduce the reader to the cultural and inventive international of a kingdom with an expanding foreign presence in theatre and the humanities alike.

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Download E-books Rage and Glory: The Volatile Life and Career of George C. Scott PDF

By David Sheward

(Applause Books). George C. Scott (1927-1999) born in clever, Virginia, created the various twentieth century's so much memorable performances on degree and reveal the crafty prosecutor in Anatomy of a homicide , the manipulative gambler in The Hustler , the buffoonishly warmongering leader of employees in Dr. Strangelove , and, after all, the bright and rebellious Patton . He additionally performed Willy Loman, Richard III, Mussolini, Scrooge, Fagin, and numerous others. yet his offstage existence used to be as packed with drama and controversy as any of the lives he portrayed with such depth. He refused the Oscar for Patton , battled with television networks to incorporate lifelike parts in his sequence East Side/West aspect , invested (and misplaced) his personal cash on Broadway and within the scandalous movie The Savage is free , married 5 instances (twice to Colleen Dewhurst) and had a tempestuous affair with Ava Gardner, traveled to Vietnam on the peak of the conflict to write down a piece of writing for Esquire journal, and weathered a harmful sexual harassment go well with. within the first whole biography of this nice celebrity, David Sheward records Scott's artistry in addition to his roller-coaster profession. that includes interviews with various colleagues together with Nathan Lane, Karl Malden, Piper Laurie, and Eva Marie Saint, in addition to family and friends individuals, Rage and Glory will pay tribute to 1 of our best and fieriest actors.

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