Books in category Performing Arts – General

  • The Modern Supernatural and the Beginnings of Cinema

    The Modern Supernatural and the Beginnings of Cinema
    Murray Leeder

    The book takes up the familiar notion of cinema as a “ghostly,” “spectral” or “haunted” medium and asks what made such association possible.

  • Rhythm Exercises for Musicians

    Rhythm Exercises for Musicians
    Evangelos C. Sembos

    Whether an instrumentalist or a vocalist, this book will help you achieve a remarkable control in the performance of the most difficult and rhythmically complex lines of music.

  • The Aging Body in Dance

    The Aging Body in Dance
    Nanako Nakajima, Gabriele Brandstetter

    What does it mean to be able to move? The Aging Body in Dance brings together leading scholars and artists from a range of backgrounds to investigate cultural ideas of movement and beauty, expressiveness and agility.

  • The Ballerina

    The Ballerina
    Crystal Collins

    Dress a little ballerina in 8 costumes, including The Nutcracker, The Sleeping Beauty, and A Midsummer Night's Dream.

  • Theatre Histories

    Theatre Histories
    Bruce McConachie, Tobin Nellhaus, Carol Fisher Sorgenfrei, Tamara Underiner

    Further new features and key updates to this third edition include: A dedicated chapter on historiography New, up to date, case studies Enhanced and reworked historical, cultural and political timelines, helping students to place each …

  • The Sand Castle and Three Other Plays

    The Sand Castle, and Three Other Plays
    Lanford Wilson

    THE STORIES: WANDERING. First presented at the Mark Taper Forum, in Los Angeles, as part of an omnibus program entitled The Scene , and then Off-Broadway as part of Collision Course , a similar program. This brilliantly inventive short

  • On Film Editing

    On Film Editing
    Edward Dmytryk

    In this book he explains in layman's terms the principles of film editing, using examples and anecdotes from almost five decades in the film industry.

  • Inwardness and Theater in the English Renaissance

    Inwardness and Theater in the English Renaissance
    Katharine Eisaman Maus

    This text explores the perceived discrepancy between outward appearance and inward disposition which, it argues, influenced the work of many English Renaissance dramatists and poets.

  • Script Supervising and Film Continuity

    Script Supervising and Film Continuity
    Pat P Miller

    This definitive handbook explains how a script is transformed into a motion picture or television program.

  • Documentary Storytelling

    Documentary Storytelling
    Sheila Curran Bernard

    ? In this new, updated edition, Emmy Award-winning author Sheila Curran Bernard offers: New strategies for analyzing documentary work New conversations with filmmakers including Stanley Nelson (The Black Panthers), Kazuhiro Soda (Mental), …

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