Play-Acting: Thirty-Two Theatre Workshop Activities That Create Performance


First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780878301898
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 9/1/2004
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 208
  • Product dimensions: 5.20 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Luke Dixon is Artistic Director of the International Workshop Festival, London. He has directed internationally (including the Berliner Ensemble) and has been a contributing editor to Performance Magazine.

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Table of Contents

1 The foot 5
2 Connecting the bones 13
3 The spine 23
4 Stepping into space 29
5 Theatrical space 34
6 The journey of life 38
7 Theatre of the gods 42
8 Life games 47
9 Breath 53
10 A word or two 62
11 Blind man's buff 67
12 A Shakespeare summer 70
13 Text 76
14 Rhythm 80
15 The drum 86
16 Revision 90
17 Senses and chakras 97
18 Box of emotions 105
19 One to ten and beyond 110
20 Play 116
21 Salt labyrinth 123
22 Dreamtime 131
23 Transformations 138
24 Through the looking glass 143
25 Tango 149
26 Animals and archetypes 156
27 Postcard people 160
28 Playing with gender 165
29 Clothing 170
30 Magic silks 174
31 Once upon a time 178
32 Performance 183
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