Theatre Studies

Theatre Studies

by Robert Leach
     
 

This is an essential read for anyone setting out to study the thrilling world of theatre for the first time. Introducing you to all the aspects of drama, theatre and performance you will be studying in your course, from the theoretical to the practical, Theatre Studies: The Basics will take you through such topics as:

  • dramatic genres, from

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Overview

This is an essential read for anyone setting out to study the thrilling world of theatre for the first time. Introducing you to all the aspects of drama, theatre and performance you will be studying in your course, from the theoretical to the practical, Theatre Studies: The Basics will take you through such topics as:

  • dramatic genres, from tragedy to political documentary
  • theories of performance
  • the history of the theatre in the West
  • acting, directing and scenography
  • the audience.

Drawing on a wide range of examples, from Sophocles’ Oedipus Tyrannus to Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti’s controversial Behzti, and including chapter summaries and pointers to further reading, Theatre Studies: The Basics has all you need to get your studies off to a flying start.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415426398
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/26/2008
Series:
Basics Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Dramatic Form Theatre History Drama in Performance Technical Considerations Directing the Play

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