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Yoga and Actor Training offers a practical introduction, as well as a discursive overview, to the ways in which the practice of yoga may be applied towards training purposes for the contemporary actor. This is the first written and audio-visually documented publication uniquely devoted to this increasingly important field. The ...
Yoga and Actor Training
Yoga and Actor Training offers a practical introduction, as well as a discursive overview, to the ways in which the practice of yoga may be applied towards training purposes for the contemporary actor. This is the first written and audio-visually documented publication uniquely devoted to this increasingly important field. The introductory booklet authoritatively reviews the deep involvement Stanislavski, Grotowski and Chaikin - three of the twentieth century's most influential actor trainers - had with yoga. The DVD, through a series of audio-visually recorded workshops with student actors at the beginning of their careers, lays down some of the foundational correspondences in the relationship between yoga and actor training. Together, the booklet and DVD present a crucial leap forward in the collaboration between the two disciplines and will be a valuable resource for students and teachers of actor and performance training. Booklet length: 68 pages DVD running time: approx. 2 hours
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Yoga and Actor Training

by Maria Kapsali, Dorinda Hulton
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The Routledge Companion to Performance Practitioners collects the outstanding biographical and production overviews of key theatre practitioners first featured in the popular Routledge Performance Practitioners series of guidebooks. Each of the chapters is written by an expert on a particular figure, from Stanislavsky and Brecht to Laban and Decroux, and ...
The Routledge Companion to Performance Practitioners: Volume 2
The Routledge Companion to Performance Practitioners collects the outstanding biographical and production overviews of key theatre practitioners first featured in the popular Routledge Performance Practitioners series of guidebooks. Each of the chapters is written by an expert on a particular figure, from Stanislavsky and Brecht to Laban and Decroux, and places their work in its social and historical context. Summaries and analyses of their key productions indicate each practitioner's theoretical approaches to performance and the performer were manifested in practice. With all 22 practitioners from the original series represented, this is the definitive first step for students, scholars and practitioners hoping to acquaint themselves with the leading names in performance, or deepen their knowledge of these seminal figures.
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A continuation of 1994's groundbreaking Cartoons, Giannalberto Bendazzi's three-volume Animation: A World History is the largest, deepest, most comprehensive text of its kind, based on the idea that animation is an art form that deserves its own place in scholarship. Bendazzi delves beyond just Disney, offering readers glimpses into the ...
Animation: A World History: The Complete Set
A continuation of 1994's groundbreaking Cartoons, Giannalberto Bendazzi's three-volume Animation: A World History is the largest, deepest, most comprehensive text of its kind, based on the idea that animation is an art form that deserves its own place in scholarship. Bendazzi delves beyond just Disney, offering readers glimpses into the animation of Russia, Africa, Latin America, and other often-neglected areas and introducing over fifty previously undiscovered artists. Full of first-hand, never before investigated, and elsewhere unavailable information, Animation: A World History encompasses the history of animation production on every continent over the span of three centuries. Features include: Over 200 high quality head shots and film stills to add visual reference to your research Detailed information on hundreds of never-before researched animators and films Coverage of animation from more than 90 countries and every major region of the world Chronological and geographical organization for quick access to the information you're looking for Volume I traces the roots and predecessors of modern animation, the history behind Emile Cohl's Fantasmagorie, and twenty years of silent animated films. Encompassing the formative years of the art form through its Golden Age, this book accounts for animation history through 1950 and covers everything from well-known classics like Steamboat Willie to animation in Egypt and Nazi Germany. Volume II delves into the decades following the Golden Age, an uncertain time when television series were overshadowing feature films, art was heavily influenced by the Cold War, and new technologies began to emerge that threatened the traditional methods of animation. Take part in the turmoil of the 1950s through 90s as American animation began to lose its momentum and the advent of television created a global interest in the art form. Volume III catches you up to speed on the state of animation from 1991 to present. Although characterized by such trends as economic globalization, the expansion of television series, emerging markets in countries like China and India, and the consolidation of elitist auteur animation, the story of contemporary animation is still open to interpretation. With an abundance of first-hand research and topics ranging from Nickelodeon and Pixar to modern Estonian animation, this book is the most complete record of modern animation on the market.
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464.92 USD
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