The Art of Theatre: A Concise Introduction / Edition 3

The Art of Theatre: A Concise Introduction / Edition 3

by William Missouri Downs
     
 

THE ART OF THEATRE: A CONCISE INTRODUCTION, Third Edition, explores issues of cultural diversity and creativity, presents a full day-in-the-life of theatre, and offers briefer coverage of theatre history. The authors make timely and relevant connections between theatre and the familiar world of television and film to help students understand how the living art

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THE ART OF THEATRE: A CONCISE INTRODUCTION, Third Edition, explores issues of cultural diversity and creativity, presents a full day-in-the-life of theatre, and offers briefer coverage of theatre history. The authors make timely and relevant connections between theatre and the familiar world of television and film to help students understand how the living art of theatre relates to and influences today's screen entertainment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781111348311
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2012
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
117,653
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: THEATRE LITERACY. 1. Theatre, Art, and Entertainment. 2. Stage vs. Screen. 3. Theatre and Cultural Diversity. 4. Experiencing and Analyzing Plays. PART II: THE ARTS WITHIN THE ART. 5. A Day in the Life of a Theatre. 6. The Playwright and the Script. 7. The Art of Acting. 8. The Art of Directing. 9. The Art of Design. 10. A Creative Life. Part III: STYLES, GENRES AND ISMS. 11. The Many Types of Theatre. 12. The Musical.

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