Making a Performance: Devising Histories and Contemporary by Emma Govan,Helen Nicholson,Katie Normington

By Emma Govan,Helen Nicholson,Katie Normington

Making a functionality traces techniques in devised functionality from early theatrical experiments within the twentieth-century to the novel performances of the twenty-first century.

This creation to the speculation, historical past and perform of devised functionality explores how performance-makers have equipped at the experimental aesthetic traditions of the prior. It appears to be like to businesses as diversified as Australia's Legs at the Wall, Britain's pressured leisure and the USA-based Goat Island to teach how modern practitioners problem orthodoxies to enhance new theatrical languages.

Designed to be available to either students and practitioners, this research deals transparent, sensible examples of suggestions and concepts that experience formed the most bright and experimental practices in modern performance.

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