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Your Handy Companion to Devising and Physical Theatre
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 29,890. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
This book has been written with the aim of supporting those drama teachers who, with little experience of physical theatre themselves, have a genuine interest in the style and are keen to enthuse their students to use it in their work. The book includes a small amount of exercises to kick start the devising process, develop character and working with masks. Five short scripts are also included.
OPERA 101 Part III
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Price: Free! Words: 22,720. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
This is part III in a series of introductory works on opera and its basic repertory. Volume III deals exclusively with Verdi and his works:Rigoletto, La Traviata, Il Trovatore, Un Ballo in Maschera, Aida, Otello, and Falstaff.
When They Go and You Do Not: A Blog and Plays about Dying and Coming Back to Life
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 32,720. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2012 by Star Publish LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
WHEN THEY GO AND YOU DO NOT: A blog and Plays about Dying and Coming Back to Life chronicles the author’s journey through the untimely death of her husband, Tony Shultz, from mesothelioma. Merson continues documenting the healing process through her plays as experience turns to memory. Her included most recent solo play completes the first cycle of healing for the wife turned widow.
La Cage aux Folles
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 750. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
An essay on the Filipe LaFeria production of the play "La Cage aux Folles". This visual essay isn’t so much about the tale, more on how it is told. On what is beyond the story. Who tells it and is behind the character. How the show is set, what is done to create the moment. But, above all, is on the hidden world that repeats itself every time the story is told.
The Other Art: Theater Skills to Help Every Child (School Edition)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,740. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
In this easy DIY manual, teachers with little to no theater experience can teach theater skills to their students that boost esteem, confidence, and creativity. This step-by-step school edition was designed with teachers in mind. Each lesson has two short activities, an enrichment game and a true story of children in theater. Just open the book and begin!
From Page to Stage
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,290. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
With nearly fifty years' experience of amateur theatre as director, performer and critic, Andrew Ings shares his insights and expertise into the difficulties, rewards and pleasures of this truly British pastime.
Cantonese Opera: Stage Initiation Po Toi Ritual
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 1,720. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
When performing on a new stage, the Cantonese opera troupe will have to stage a short ritual playlet to initiate the stage, before the actual performance on the first night. The ritual is commonly known as Po Toi or Zae Baak Fu (White Tiger Ritual). The purpose of the ritual is to purge the stage of evil spirits and to pray for the safety of the troupe members.