Potentials of Spaces: International Scenography and Performance for the 21st Century

Potentials of Spaces: International Scenography and Performance for the 21st Century

by Alison Oddey, Christine White
     
 

The Potentials of Spaces interrogates the relationship between scenography and performance in contemporary dramatic activities. The book provides an illuminating platform for discussion concerning the interrelations between theatrical movement and gesture in physical space. In exploring territories of performance, the author equally combines theoretical

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The Potentials of Spaces interrogates the relationship between scenography and performance in contemporary dramatic activities. The book provides an illuminating platform for discussion concerning the interrelations between theatrical movement and gesture in physical space. In exploring territories of performance, the author equally combines theoretical research with details of dramatic methods and performances, thus providing a valuable insight into working practices. Avant-garde and experimental approaches towards sensory, spatial and visual aspects of the stage are described and explored.

Through a discussion regarding the performance possibilities viable through technological development and new media in recent years, the book aims to challenge tradition and inspire new creative directions upon the stage. The book breaks new ground on dramatic and spatial awareness within the tropics of theatre. An essential text for those interested in, or studying, theatrical practice and scenography.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781841501376
Publisher:
Intellect, Limited
Publication date:
02/01/2006
Series:
Intellect Books - European Communication Research and Education Association Ser.
Pages:
188
Product dimensions:
6.75(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

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