impro improvisation and the theatre

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Impro

Author : Keith Johnstone
ISBN : 9781136610455
Genre : Performing Arts
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Keith Johnstone's involvement with the theatre began when George Devine and Tony Richardson, artistic directors of the Royal Court Theatre, commissioned a play from him. This was in 1956. A few years later he was himself Associate Artistic Director, working as a play-reader and director, in particular helping to run the Writers' Group. The improvisatory techniques and exercises evolved there to foster spontaneity and narrative skills were developed further in the actors' studio then in demonstrations to schools and colleges and ultimately in the founding of a company of performers, called The Theatre Machine. Divided into four sections, 'Status', 'Spontaneity', 'Narrative Skills', and 'Masks and Trance', arranged more or less in the order a group might approach them, the book sets out the specific techniques and exercises which Johnstone has himself found most useful and most stimulating. The result is both an ideas book and a fascinating exploration of the nature of spontaneous creativity.

Impro For Storytellers

Author : Keith Johnstone
ISBN : 9781135863661
Genre : Performing Arts
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Impro for Storytellers is the follow-up to Keith Johnstone's classic Impro, one of the best-selling books ever published on improvisation. Impro for Storytellers aims to take jealous and self-obsessed beginners and teach them to play games with good nature and to fail gracefully.

Shakespearian Costume

Author : Francis Michael Kelly
ISBN : UOM:49015000580879
Genre : Art
File Size : 69. 20 MB
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Improvisation For The Theater

Author : Viola Spolin
ISBN : 081014008X
Genre : Performing Arts
File Size : 53. 17 MB
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Collects exercises, games, and other techniques developed by Viola Spolin for stimulating creative expression.

Impro

Author : Gillyanne Kayes
ISBN : 0878301631
Genre : Performing Arts
File Size : 61. 83 MB
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According to some politicians and much of the mainstream media, immigrant populations only contribute crime to their communities. Seen as unmotivated and unemployed, these immigrants are thought to be a threat to society's moral fiber, and a burden to its justice system. Ramiro Martinez tells a very different story in Latino Homicide. Studying five major cities--Chicago, El Paso, Houston, Miami, and San Diego--Martinez reveals Latino homicide rates to be markedly lower than one would expect, given the economic deprivation of these urban areas. Far from dangerous or criminal, these communities often have exceptionally strong social networks precisely because of their shared immigrant experiences. With fascinating case studies drawn from police reports and actual cases, Latino Homicide refutes negative stereotypes in a coherent and critically rigorous analysis of the issues.

Improvise

Author : Mick Napier
ISBN : 032500630X
Genre : Performing Arts
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In this book, Napier takes an irreverent, but constructive look at the art and practice of improvised scenes.

Keith Johnstone

Author : Theresa Robbins Dudeck
ISBN : 9781408183274
Genre : Performing Arts
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The first critical biography of theatre practitioner Keith Johnstone, who invented the famous Impro system of improvisation of training actors in order to inject creativity and spontaneity into their performances.

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