Theatre Studies

Theatre Studies

by Kenneth Pickering, Mark Woolgar
     
 

An interactive text covering the requirements of undergraduate and diploma courses in theater, drama and performing arts, successfully integrating both practical and theoretical work. The authors draw on considerable experience of contemporary practice and provide fascinating examples of theater at work through text and improvisation.

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An interactive text covering the requirements of undergraduate and diploma courses in theater, drama and performing arts, successfully integrating both practical and theoretical work. The authors draw on considerable experience of contemporary practice and provide fascinating examples of theater at work through text and improvisation.

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"The authors jointly draw on considerable experience of practice and employ their knowledge to maximum effect." -- Emma Brodzinski, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK

"No other book I know attempts to embrace the practical and the theoretical to the extent this book intends." -- Susan Mason, University of California, US

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230211414
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
06/23/2009
Series:
Palgrave Foundations Series
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

PROFESSOR KENNETH PICKERING successfully combines the careers of playwright/librettist, theater director, academic, examiner and writer. With over twenty published plays to his credit and a similar number of books on aspects of theater he has been Professor of Theater at Universities on both sides of the Atlantic and Chief Examiner for a number of major awarding bodies. He has made a special study of ensuring that Theater Studies is an accessible discipline for a wide variety of undergraduate courses.

MARK WOOLGAR is Head of Performing Arts, Richmond Adult Community College.

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