Download E-books Queer Dramaturgies: International Perspectives on Where Performance Leads Queer (Contemporary Performance InterActions) PDF

This foreign choice of essays varieties a colourful photo of the scope and variety of latest queer functionality. Ranging throughout cabaret, functionality artwork, the performativity of movie, drag and script-based theatre it unravels the dynamic courting functionality has with queerness because it is gifted in neighborhood and transnational contexts.

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Download E-books Theatre/Archaeology PDF

By Mike Pearson, Michael Shanks

Theatre/Archaeology is a provocative problem to disciplinary perform and highbrow barriers. It brings jointly radical proposals in either archaeological and function conception to generate a startlingly unique and interesting methodological framework.

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Download E-books Paradigm Lost: Rethinking Theater Airlift to Support the Army After Next: CADRE Paper No. 9 PDF

By Lieutenant Colonel, USAF, David W. Allvin, Air University Press

Lt. Col. David W. Allvin’s “Paradigm misplaced: Rethinking Theater Airlift to aid the military After subsequent” analyzes the theater airlift implications of the U.S. (US) Army’s imaginative and prescient for land battle within the twenty-first century. these making plans the “Army After subsequent” (AAN) – now known as the “Army imaginative and prescient: the Transformation of the Army,” that's a continuum of the AAN – envision a lighter, leaner, and extra deadly strength that would depend seriously on info dominance to maximise strive against effectiveness during the projected nonlinear battlespace. Of leader difficulty in Colonel Allvin’s research are adjustments within the position of theater airlift that the AAN could portend. Colonel Allvin identifies theater airlift services severe to the AAN proposal and examines rising platforms that appear more likely to provide these features. He argues that advancements in shipment dealing with, situational knowledge, and shielding structures – in addition to the power to function in austere stipulations – represent the main the most important destiny necessities for theater airlift. in keeping with his research of presently to be had information, Allvin concludes the main promising rising platforms for reaching required theater airlift features contain the tilt-wing thought, self sustaining cargo-handling structures, and a standoff power for analyzing the suitability of opportune touchdown websites.

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Download E-books The Instrumental Music of Schmeltzer, Biber, Muffat and their Contemporaries PDF

By Charles E. Brewer

In keeping with fundamental assets, lots of that have by no means been released or tested intimately, this booklet examines the song of the overdue seventeenth-century composers, Biber, Schmeltzer and Muffat, and the compositions preserved within the wide Moravian files in Kromeriz. those works have by no means ahead of been absolutely tested within the cultural and conceptual contexts in their time. Charles E. Brewer units those composers and their tune inside of a framework that first examines the elemental Baroque suggestions of instrumental sort, after which offers a context for the categorical works. The dances of Schmeltzer, for instance, functioned either as incidental song in Viennese operas and as song for difficult courtroom pantomimes and balls. those comparable cultural practices additionally account for a few of Biber's so much programmatic tune, which observed comparable entertainments in Kromeriz and Salzburg. the numerous sonatas via those composers have additionally been misunderstood via no longer being positioned in a context the place it used to be basic to be entertained in church and edified in court docket. a number of the works mentioned right here stay unpublished yet have, lately, been recorded. This booklet complements our realizing and appreciation of those recordings by way of supplying an research of the context within which the works have been first played.

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Download E-books Actor Training the Laban Way: An Integrated Approach to Voice, Speech, and Movement PDF

By Barbara Adrian

* person, associate, and workforce workouts to make any actor extra expressive
* the most important appearing tips according to the paintings of extraordinary theorist Rudolf Laban
* sixty five unique illustrations of anatomy and warm-up exercises

This in-depth, totally illustrated advisor bargains a groundbreaking method of realizing actual and vocal stream that would let readers to find how one can maximize their capability. jam-packed with functional workouts for people, companions, and workforce paintings, this e-book integrates voice, speech, and move. workouts for breath help, tone, variety, articulation, dynamic alignment, stability, flexibility, energy, and stamina, in addition to development relationships, Actor education the Laban Way is key studying for all critical actors, appearing academics, and students.

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Download E-books Approaches to Acting: Past and Present (Continuum Collection) PDF

By Daniel Meyer-Dinkgräfe

For centuries the theatre has been one of many significant different types of artwork. How did appearing, and its institutionalization within the theatre, start within the first position? In a few cultures advanced tales relate the beginning of appearing and the theatre. And over the years, methods to appearing have replaced significantly. within the West, till the tip of the nineteenth century, these alterations happened in the realm of performing itself, concentrating on the query of no matter if performing can be 'natural' or 'formal.' techniques to appearing have been heavily on the topic of the traits in tradition at huge. appearing turned progressively more specialist and complicated as philosophical theories built and information within the human sciences elevated. within the twentieth century, the director was once tested because the most crucial strength within the theater--able to steer actors to pinnacles in their paintings which they can now not have accomplished on their lonesome. methods to appearing in non-Western cultures keep on with particularly varied styles. This ebook offers a transparent review of other methods to appearing, either historic and modern, Western and non-Western, and concludes with a problem to the way forward for the art.

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