Drama Games for Devising


Author: Jessica Swale
Publisher: Theatre Communications Group
ISBN: 9781848420373
Category: Performing Arts
Page: 122
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'A truly amazing little book. Don't let its size fool you; it's packed full of good things' ReviewsGate.com on Drama Games for Classrooms and Workshops Jessica Swale is a director, workshop leader and educator. She is Artistic Director of Red Handed Theatre Company, works regularly with the National Theatre, Out of Joint and various drama schools, and leads theatre projects in developing countries for Youth Bridge Global.

Übungen und Spiele für Schauspieler und Nicht-Schauspieler


Author: Augusto Boal
Publisher: Suhrkamp Verlag
ISBN: 351873038X
Category: Performing Arts
Page: 403
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Die berühmten Übungen und Spiele Boals liegen hier in einer auf den neuesten Stand gebrachten und stark erweiterten Ausgabe vor. Dabei geht es darum, Zuschauer in Handelnde zu verwandeln. Dieses in 25 Sprachen übersetzte Standardwerk richtet sich an jeden, der die Übungen beruflich oder im Alltag anwenden will – an Schauspieler wie an Laiendarsteller, Pädagogen, Lehrer und Therapeuten. Zugleich gibt der Band Einblick in die Arbeit »des wichtigsten Theatermachers Lateinamerikas« (The Guardian).

101 More Drama Games and Activities


Author: David Farmer
Publisher: David Farmer
ISBN: 1479343021
Category: Education
Page: 138
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'...bubbles over with imaginative ideas which could be used to good effect by non-specialist as well as seasoned drama teachers. Excellent resource for primary, secondary and other drama teachers.' - Teaching Drama Magazine, Spring 2013. '..this book cheered me up. Buy it and smile. There will be a lot of laughter in your classroom.' - Drama Magazine, Spring 2013. This sequel to the best-selling 101 Drama Games and Activities contains inspirational and engaging games and exercises suitable for children, young people and adults. The activities can be used in drama lessons and workshops as well as during rehearsal and devising periods. The book includes lively and fun warm-up games, as well as activities to develop concentration, focus and team building. The drama strategies can be used as creative tools to explore themes and characters. There are dozens of ideas for developing improvisation (which can be extended over several sessions). There are many new activities for exploring storytelling skills as well as mime and movement.

Directing Young People in Theatre

A Guide to Staging Plays with Young Casts
Author: Samantha Lane
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 1137340495
Category: Performing Arts
Page: 164
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This book guides readers in taking a play from page to stage with young people. Advice from professional theatre directors, including Richard Eyre and Indu Rubasingham is combined with practical games and exercises to help both experienced and first-time directors create a play with young actors.

Devising Performance

A Critical History
Author: Deirdre Heddon,Jane Milling
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 1137426780
Category: Performing Arts
Page: 282
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Devising Performance charts the development of collaboratively created performances from the 1950s to the early twenty-first century. Through a range of case studies drawn from Britain, the USA and Australia, Heddon and Jane encourage us to look more carefully at different modes of devising and to consider their implications in the present day.

Der kaukasische Kreidekreis


Author: Bertolt Brecht
Publisher: Suhrkamp Verlag
ISBN: 3518739751
Category: Fiction
Page: 144
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Zwei Spiele, zwei große Themen der Weltliteratur werden von Brecht hier zu einem geschlossenen Kreis geführt: Das Spiel von Grusche Vachnadze, der Magd, die mit übermenschlichen Opfern - selbst dem Opfer ihrer Liebe zu dem Soldaten Simon Chachava - in Zeiten der Revolte das Kind der harten Gouverneursfrau rettet, und das Spiel vom Azdak, dem Arme-Leute-Richter, der, betrunken und korrupt, dennoch das Chaos zu einer »kurzen, goldenen Zeit beinah der Gerechtigkeit« macht.

Youth Theatre

Drama for Life
Author: Michael Richardson
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317555244
Category: Drama
Page: 194
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Youth Theatre: Drama for Life defines the youth theatre process, by outlining its constituent parts and explaining how these activities work in order to support young people’s development. As well as describing what is done in youth theatre, it also explores why it’s done and how to ensure the best possible outcomes. The book is in four parts: Part 1 explores the nature and purpose of youth theatre, drawing on Michael Richardson’s extensive personal experience as a practitioner and manager. Part 2 explains, in detail, the youth theatre process: warming up, playing games, voice work, developing skills, devising and the presentation of devised work. Part 3 discusses how to create an appropriate environment within which the youth theatre process can be most effectively applied. Part 4 covers the most common applications of the youth theatre process, namely using it in different education environments; and youth theatre productions and performance. On top of this, two appendices give a list of over 60 games that are useful to use in youth theatre; and a list of recommended further reading that supports this book. As well as giving key tips and advice from his own invaluable experience, Richardson offers comments from practitioners and participants on what makes a successful youth theatre experience. Michael Richardson has worked in youth theatre for over 20 years, has been involved in the training of other practitioners, and in the strategic development of the youth theatre sector in the UK.

Making a Leap

Theatre of Empowerment : a Practical Handbook for Drama and Theatre Work with Young People
Author: Sara Clifford,Anna Herrmann
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 9781853026324
Category: Performing Arts
Page: 254
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A practical handbook for those wanting to use drama and theatre to explore issues in their work with young people, this book has developed from ten years of active research in community settings. The authors' holistic approach to theatre-making draws on theatre in education, community theatre, youth work, group work and conflict resolution.

Jessica Swale's Blue Stockings

A Guide for Studying and Staging the Play
Author: Jessica Swale,Lois Jeary
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781848426238
Category: Women
Page: 208
View: 7797

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Highly accessible and uniquely authoritative, this is the indispensable guide for anyone studying, teaching or performing Jessica Swale's hit play Blue Stockings .

Devising Theatre

A Practical and Theoretical Handbook
Author: Alison Oddey
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415049009
Category: Performing Arts
Page: 254
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Devising Theatre is a practical handbook that combines a critical analysis of contemporary devised theatre practice with descriptions of selected companies, and suggestions for any group devising theatre from scratch. It is the first book to propose a general theory of devised theatre. After identifying the unique nature of this type of performance, the author examines how devised theatre is perceived by professional practitioners, and provides an historical overview illustrating how it has evolved since the 1960s. Alison Oddey examines the particular working practices and products of a number of professional companies, including a Reminiscence theatre for the elderly and a theatre-in-education group, and offers ideas and exercises for exploration and experimentation.

Nell Gwynn


Author: Jessica Swale
Publisher: Nick Hern Books
ISBN: 9781848425590
Category:
Page: 136
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London, 1660. King Charles II has exploded onto the scene with a love of all things loud, extravagant and sexy. And at Drury Lane, a young Nell Gwynn is causing stirrings amongst the theatregoers. Nell Gwynn charts the rise of an unlikely heroine, from her roots in Coal Yard Alley to her success as Britain's most celebrated actress, and her hard-won place in the heart of the King. But at a time when women are second-class citizens, can her charm and spirit protect her from the dangers of the Court? Jessica Swale's exhilarating take on the heady world of Restoration theatre premiered at Shakespeare's Globe, London, in September 2015, before transferring to the West End in February 2016, starring Gemma Arterton.

House of Games

Making Theatre From Everyday Life
Author: Chris Johnston
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136780025
Category: Performing Arts
Page: 224
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An immensely valuable resource book for drama leaders, House of Games is a how-to book for building up drama troupes and keeping them creative. House of Games is sure to take its place alongside the most established drama method texts.

The Purpose of Playing

Modern Acting Theories in Perspective
Author: Robert Gordon
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
ISBN: 9780472068876
Category: Performing Arts
Page: 418
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The Purpose of Playing provides the first in-depth introduction to modern critical acting, enabling students, teachers, and professionals to comprehend the different aesthetic possibilities available to today's actors. The book presents a comparative survey of the major approaches to Western acting since the nineteenth century, their historical evolution, and their relationship to one another. Author Robert Gordon explores six categories of acting: realistic approaches to characterization (Stanislavski, Vakhtangov, Strasberg, Chekhov); the actor as a scenographic instrument (Appia, Craig, Meyerhold); improvisation and games (Copeau, Saint-Denis, Laban, Lecoq); political theater (Brecht, Boal); exploration of the self and other (Artaud, Grotowski); and performance as cultural exchange (Brook, Barba). The synthesis of these principal theories of dramatic performance in a single text offers practitioners the knowledge they need to contextualize their own practice within the wider field of performance, while encouraging theorists and scholars to be more sensitive to the material realities of artistic practice. ?This analysis of major movements and figures from the early nineteenth century to the present is clear, thorough, and penetrating, and its scope across periods, countries, and styles is impressive.” --Xerxes Mehta, University of Maryland-Baltimore County Robert Gordon is Reader in Drama, Goldsmiths College, University of London.

Die persönliche Stimme entwickeln

CD. / Gesprochen von Kristin Linklater und Thea M. Mertz
Author: Kristin Linklater
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783497022960
Category:
Page: 280
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Inhalt Einfuhrung in die Arbeit Wie die Stimme arbeitet Warum die Stimme nicht funktioniert I: Der BefreiungsprozeSS Die Wirbelsaule - die Stutze des Atems Atmung - die Quelle des Lautes Die Beruhrung des Tons Schwingungen, die den ursprunglichen Ton verstarken Zwischenschritt: Trainingseinheit fur Entspannung, die Wirbelsaule, den Kopf, Atmung, Beruhrung des Tons, Summen Der Stimmkanal II: Der EntwicklungsprozeSS: die Resonanzleiter Die Resonanzraume des Stimmkanals Freilassen der Stimme aus dem Korper Die Mitte der Stimme Die Nasen-Resonanzraume Stimmumfang Die Schadel-Resonatoren III: Empfindsamkeit und Kraft Die Kraft der Atmung Das Zentrum Artikulation Zwischenschritt: ubungseinheit IV: Die Verbindung zu Text und Schauspielen Worte Texte Beobachtungen und Meinungen zu Stimme und schauspielen

Through the Body

A Practical Guide to Physical Theatre
Author: Dymphna Callery
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 9781854596307
Category: Acting
Page: 243
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A step-by-step guide to Physical Theatre in both theory and practice - full of detailed exercises and inspiring ideas. In Through the Body, based on twelve years of teaching physical theatre, Dymphna Callery introduces the reader to the principles behind the work of certain key 20th-century theatre practitioners (Artaud, Grotowski, Meyerhold, Brook and Lecoq, among others) and offers exercises by which their theories can be turned into practice and their principles explored in action. The book takes the form of a series of workshops starting with the preparation of the body through Awareness, Articulation, Energy and Neutrality. A section on Mask-work is followed by further work on the body, investigating Presence, Complicité, Play, Audience, Rhythm, Sound and E-motion. The book - and the work - culminates in sections on Devising and on the Physical Text. There is also a thorough bibliography and a contact list of training courses in the UK and abroad. 'This book offers everything you have ever wanted to know about Physical Theatre. It is very detailed but at the same time very easy to understand. It breaks down every topic to short paragraphs which are informative and simple. A must for any theatre student or lecturer for that matter!' Amazon readers review

Gefährten


Author: Michael Morpurgo
Publisher: CARLSEN Verlag
ISBN: 3646923490
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 176
View: 7594

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Michael Morpurgos Geschichte von Freundschaft und Krieg, mit Bildern aus dem Film von Steven Spielberg "Es gibt also keinen Weg?", fragte Albert. "Ich kann nichts tun?" "Nichts", sagte Captain Nicholls. "Dein Pferd gehört jetzt der Armee und du bist zu jung, um dich einzuschreiben. Mach dir keine Sorgen - wir kümmern uns um Joey. Ich selbst werde ein Auge auf ihn haben, das verspreche ich dir." "Gefährten" erzählt die bewegende Geschichte des Pferdes Joey, das 1914 an die Armee verkauft wird. Joey erlebt an vorderster Front die Schrecken des Ersten Weltkrieges, doch auch in den schwersten Stunden berührt er mit seinem Mut und seiner Zähigkeit die Menschen um ihn herum.