Theatre Studies: The Basics (Hardcover)

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Now in a second edition, Theatre Studies: The Basics is a fully updated guide to the wonderful world of theatre. The practical and theoretical dimensions of theatre - from acting to audience - are woven together throughout to provide an integrated introduction to the study of drama, theatre and performance. Topics covered include:

dramatic genres, from tragedy to political documentary

theories of performance

the history of the theatre in the West

acting, directing and scenography

With a glossary, chapter summaries and suggestions for further reading throughout, Theatre Studies: the Basics remains the ideal starting point for anyone new to the subject.



Product Details
ISBN: 9780415811675
ISBN-10: 0415811678
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: July 19th, 2013
Pages: 212
Language: English
Series: Basics