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Of Boxes and Ceilings by Pascale Charhon
Price: Free! Words: 18,860. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 3, 2016 by IETM. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
This Fresh Perspectives publication produced by IETM deals with a complex and delicate topic whose borders are often blurred - gender. It highlights some crucial points, clarifies terms, and focuses on the insoluble tension between the individual and the social and respectfully suggests possible ways to use this tension creatively in order to advance society.
Drama Games & Workshop Ideas by Liam Rooke
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 6,880. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
From the man who has played them all, take inspiration from the examples and tips Liam gives to enhance any Drama inspired group to further their confidence and ability. Plain and simple, this book makes drama classes fun, innovative and adventurous for the imagination.
Enrico Caruso by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,540. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Opera, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Enrico Caruso achieved unparalleled success as the greatest operatic tenor of his era. I have come to admire the advice he gave prospective music students when he discussed the subject. He encouraged pupils to sacrifice and work hard. He urged their parents to concentrate on the art of music instead of merely making money from it. Caruso's personal achievements resulted from devotion to his craft.
The Other Art: Theater Skills to Help Every Child (School Edition) by Marian Scadden
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,740. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching
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 by Arthur W. Ritchie
Price: Free! Words: 23,000. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2013. Categories: 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 by Pinky Toky
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 1,720. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
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 by Jose Mendes de Almeida
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 750. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
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.
When They Go and You Do Not: A Blog and Plays about Dying and Coming Back to Life by Susan Merson
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 32,720. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2012 by Star Publish LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
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.
Your Handy Companion to Devising and Physical Theatre by Pilar Orti
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 29,890. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2011. Categories: 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.