Category: Performing Arts

The Prop Builder's Molding & Casting Handbook by Thurston James

By Thurston James

This can be the 1st ebook to include, in a single finished quantity, each molding and casting approach of use to the theater props builder (no topic what his or her point or proficiency). the writer demonstrates the suggestions fascinated about utilizing greater than thirty diversified fabrics starting from papier-mache to breakaway glass.

While using a few materials–plaster and polyester resins, for example–is lined to some degree in different courses, details at the choice and use of rubber fabrics (latex, neoprene, silicone, and the urethanes) and the method for making breakaway home windows and bottles is offered in basic terms in The Prop Builder's Molding & Casting Handbook.

Written in a simple, conversational sort, the publication could be beneficial to a person concerned with theater houses, puppetry, and costuming (as pros or amateurs). it is going to additionally serve admirably the wishes of scholars taking periods in these subjects.

Completing the booklet is a unique part on designing and development a vacuum forming desktop compatible to be used in developing theater props. greater than 450 pictures illustrate the step by step methods defined through the complete textual content.

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American Music: A Panorama, Fourth Concise Edition by Lorenzo Candelaria, Daniel Kingman

By Lorenzo Candelaria, Daniel Kingman

This briefer, extra obtainable version of our best-selling survey textual content describes American song as a landscape of detailed but parallel streams--hip-hop and Latin; people and nation; gospel and classical; jazz, blues, and rock-that mirror the uniquely assorted personality of the us. evaluating and contrasting musical kinds throughout areas and time, Candelaria and Kingman carry a imaginative and prescient of yank track either exuberant and artistic, a song that arises out of the historical past and musical traditions of the various immigrants to America's beaches.

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The Global Theme Park Industry by S. A. Clave

By S. A. Clave

Because the Eighties, the subject park has built right into a international phenomenon, with every thing from huge, around the world subject matter parks to numerous smaller ventures. From the 1st excitement gardens to the worldwide topic park businesses, this publication offers an figuring out of the character and serve as of subject parks as areas of leisure. Illustrated all through by means of world wide case reviews, empirical facts and useful examples, the e-book portrays the affects of subject parks as worldwide aggressive actors, brokers of worldwide improvement and cultural symbols, quite within the context in their function within the constructing event economy.In end, this publication is a pragmatic consultant to the making plans and improvement of subject matter parks.

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Juegos para actores y no actores by Augusto Boal

By Augusto Boal

«Boal ha conseguido lo que Brecht soñó: crear un teatro útil que resulte entretenido, divertido e instructivo. Es una clase diferente de teatro, una especie de terapia social -centra los angeles mente, relaja el espíritu y proporciona a las personas una nueva perspectiva para su propia situación.»

Richard Schechner

«Esta es una útil guía para profundizar en el Teatro del Oprimido de Boal. Hay que dar los angeles bienvenida a su publicación, el trabajo de Boal merece y exige ser imitado.» Theatre examine International

Juegos para actores y no actores se inscribe en el movimiento teatral creado por Augusto Boal conocido como Teatro del Oprimido. Una corriente nacida en los angeles década de los cincuenta en Brasil, en el seno de una renovación cultural generalizada que se desarrolla en torno a un principio esencial: l. a. práctica del arte escénico como una actividad dedicada a l. a. mejora efectiva de los angeles vida de los grupos sociales menos favorecidos. Se trata ante todo de facilitar el reconocimiento de l. a. naturaleza de las opresiones, para poderlas combatir.

El Teatro del Oprimi-do, corolario de l. a. filosofía del reencuentro entre teatro y sociedad que Augusto Boal ha gestado, requiere para su práctica de un conjunto de ejercicios, más de cuatrocientos, recogidos en Juegos para actores y no actores y dirigidos tanto a actores profesionales como a aficionados. Más allá de sus orígenes teatrales, Juegos para actores y no actores se ha impuesto en todo el mundo como un texto primary en diversas actividades humanísticas: psicología, psicoterapia, arte, educación, trabajo social y trabajo político.

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Busoni as Pianist by Grigory Kogan, Svetlana Belsky

By Grigory Kogan, Svetlana Belsky

Ferruccio Busoni is most generally identified this present day because the composer of such works because the moment Violin Sonata, the incidental tune for Gozzi's Turandot, and the main enormous piano concerto within the repertory (some 80 mins lengthy, with male refrain within the finale). yet Busoni was once additionally popular in his day as an writer and pedagogue and, so much specifically, as a pianist. Busoni's recordings of items through Chopin and Liszt -- and of his personal preparations of keyboard works through Bach and Beethoven -- are a lot prized and studied this day by means of connoisseurs of piano enjoying. but even his most crucial biographers have solid just a cursory look on the pianistic point of Busoni's attention-grabbing profession. Grigory Kogan's booklet Busoni as Pianist (published in Russian in 1964, and the following translated for the 1st time) was once and continues to be the 1st and simply research to pay attention completely on Busoni's contributions to the realm of the piano. Busoni as Pianist summarizes stories of Busoni's enjoying and his personal writings at the topic. It additionally heavily analyzes the surviving piano roles and recordings, and examines Busoni's versions, preparations, and pedagogical output. As such, it is going to be of curiosity to pianists, academics and scholars of the piano, historians, and all who love piano track and the paintings of piano taking part in. Grigory Kogan (1901-1979) used to be a number one Soviet pianist and song critic. A conservatory professor on the age of twenty-one, Kogan created the first-ever path in Russia facing the historical past and concept of pianism. via his fabulous lectures, his live performance performances, and his many books, articles, and stories, Kogan inspired a complete iteration of Soviet pianists. Svetlana Belsky is a instructor and performer, and is coordinator of Piano reviews on the collage of Chicago.

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Audrey in Rome by Luca Dotti, Ludovica Damiani, Sciascia Gambaccini

By Luca Dotti, Ludovica Damiani, Sciascia Gambaccini

Assembled by way of Audrey Hepburn's son Luca Dotti, Audrey in Rome is an intimate choice of virtually 200 candid pictures of the loved actress and much-imitated type icon in the course of the twenty-year interval she made Rome her home.

A inner most album of infrequent snapshots--many by no means released before--of Audrey Hepburn in her lifestyle as a citizen of the everlasting urban, Audrey in Rome is a treasure for each fan of her movies and her impeccable, undying type. With an creation by means of Dotti that finds Audrey's inner most part and 3 photo-filled chapters prepared via decade, the booklet captures the actress as she strolls round the urban by myself and with friends and family, walks her Yorkie, Mr. recognized, has breakfast in Piazza Navona, visits the neighborhood florist, and extra. The e-book additionally includes set images of the flicks she made in the course of her Rome years (Roman vacation, struggle and Peace, The Nun's tale, Breakfast at Tiffany's) and of the well-known clothing and accessories that helped create her iconic glance. impossible to resist because the actress herself, Audrey in Rome opens the door to Hepburn's own international.

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