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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.
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!
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
Part III of the series of introductory works on opera deals exclusively with Verdi and his works:Rigoletto, La Traviata, Il Trovatore, Un Ballo in Maschera, Aida, Otello, and Falstaff.
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.
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.