European Theatre Performance Practice, 1900 to the Present by Geoff Willcocks,Nadine Holdsworth

By Geoff Willcocks,Nadine Holdsworth

This quantity captures the wealthy range of eu functionality perform obvious within the 20th and early a part of the twenty-first century. Written via best administrators, actors, dancers, scenographers and lecturers from throughout Europe, the gathering spans a large diversity of topic components together with dance, theatre, reside paintings, multimedia functionality and highway protest. The essays are divided into 3 sections on: performers and acting; staging functionality; illustration and reception, and rfile ideas in performing, functionality and stagecraft through key practitioners. Articles additionally discover the ways in which functionality has been used to level debates round significant preoccupations of the age resembling battle, the human situation, globalization, the influence of recent applied sciences and identification politics. This quantity, which beneficial properties formerly released functionality manifestoes, articles, and ebook chapters at the most often mentioned and debated issues within the box, is an vital reference paintings for either teachers and students.

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