Training for Performance: A Meta-Disciplinary Account

Training for Performance: A Meta-Disciplinary Account

by John Matthews
     
 

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Responding to the revitalized interest in the area of training for performance, this invaluable resource is the first academic book to provide a comprehensive definition of one of the most frequently used terms in theatre and performance studies. Rather than define training as a set of preparatory activities, this book describes what training means through

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Responding to the revitalized interest in the area of training for performance, this invaluable resource is the first academic book to provide a comprehensive definition of one of the most frequently used terms in theatre and performance studies. Rather than define training as a set of preparatory activities, this book describes what training means through explaining four processes (each conceived as a meta-disciplinary category: vocation, obedience, formation, automatization) of training common to all institutional training contexts).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781408129173
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
05/20/2011
Series:
Performance Books Series
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
14 Years

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Meet the Author

John Matthews is in charge of Contextual Studies across Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance. He holds a PhD from Surrey for his doctoral research into performance training and is a recipient of the University of London Award for Excellence in the field of Drama.

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