Re-Framing the Theatrical: Interdisciplinary Landscapes for Performance

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Palgrave Macmillan, May 15, 2007 - Performing Arts - 264 pages
Alison Oddey takes us on a spectator's journey engaging with art forms that cross boundaries of categorization. She questions the role of the spectator and director, including interviews with Deborah Warner; the nature of art works and performance with artists Heather Ackroyd, Dan Harvey and Graeme Miller. She provocatively demonstrates the spectator as centre of the artistic experience, a new kind of making theatre-art, revealing its spirit and nature; searching for space and contemplation in a hectic Twenty-First century landscape.

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Contents

Devising and Technology
22
CrossArt Performance
42
The Opera Director
60
Copyright

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ALISON ODDEY is Visiting Professor of Contemporary Performance and Visual Culture at the University of Northampton, UK. As a broadcaster, she wrote and presented the BBC Radio 4 series 'Stand-ups and Strumpets'. Her publications include The Potentials of Spaces, Performing Women and Devising Theatre.

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