Physical theatres : a critical introduction


Auteurs : Murray, Simon (Auteur) ; Keefe, John (Auteur)

Lieu de publication : New York

Éditeur : Routledge

Date de publication : 2007

ISBN : 978-0-415-36250-4

Langue : Anglais

Description : 230 p. : ill. en n & b ; 25 cm

Notes : Bibliogr. : p. 213-222
Comprend un index

Sujets :
Théâtre du geste - Critiques et interpretations
Théâtre du geste - Histoire
Théâtre - Philosophie et théorie
Théâtre du geste - Étude et enseignement
Jeu et interprétation

Dépouillement du document :
Introduction :
So why pluralities?
This book
Omissions and absences
In three senses

Genesis, contexts, namings :
Contemporary contexts
Physical theatres and devising
A word on mime
Acting and performing in physical theatres
Physical theatres: cultural and philosophical contexts
Reading gestures: the significant action
Subjectivity and feeling: the phenomologist's case
Cultural materialism: framing the bigger picture
Feminism, sexuality and gendered bodies
Perceiving theatre: the contribution of reception theory
Afterthoughts on contexts

Roots: routes :
Deep traditions: classical and popular
Words, signs and actions
A path backwards
Mimesis and empathy
The cognitive and neurological roots of mimesis-empathy-play
Popular playing
Drama versus the dramatic
The Trickster's play
Official and everyday bodies: conflict in culture
Hybrid pathways
Miming bodies
Expressive bodies
Masked bodies
Illusionary bodies
Dancing bodies
Avant-garde bodies
Visceral theatre
Into the millenium

Contemporary practices :
Some warnings on writing theatre
Theatre in dance theatre, dance in physical theatre
Pina Bausch and the Wuppertal Dance Theatre
Lloyd Newson and DV8
Liz Aggiss and Divas Dance Theatre
Jérôme Bel and performance dance
Physicalising narrative
Théâtre du Soleil and Ariane Mnouchkine, 1789
Complicité: The street of crocodiles
Goat Island Performance Group: The sea and the poison
Dario Fo: Mistero Buffo

Preparation and training :
Pedagogy as a creative act
Physical preparation for theatre: histories and contexts
Training as cultural production: models of provision
The director and actor as professional trainer
Professionals theatre schools and the modern university
The rise and rise of the workshop as training opportunity
Contemporary training: principles and practices
Lev Dodin and the Maly Theatre of St-Petersburg
Eugenio Barba and the Odin Teatret
Anne Bogart: viewpoints and composition
Jacques Lecoq
Monika Pagneux
Philippe Gaulier
Joan Littlewood and the Theatre Workshop
Etienne Decroux

Physicality and the word :
Against a hierarchy of theatres languages
Agamemnon: the morning watch
Realism and the realistic
Space as a "silent character"
Articulate stillness
The silent cry
(Physical) text as transformation and imagination
Reaching for comedy and pathos
Improvising or fixing the text?
Fantasia, furbizio, technica
Playing the audience

Bodies and culture :
Flattening differences
Borrowings, takings and muddled thinking
Bodies from other cultures
Meyerhold, Artaud and intercultural theatre
Contemporary case studies
The Mudrooroo/Müller Project
Dry lips oughta move to Kapuskasing
Universal bodies
Rhetoric, optimism and utopias

Conclusion by way of lexicon

Collection : Bibliothèque de l'École nationale de cirque

Localisation : Bibliothèque

Cote : 792.028 071 M961p 2007

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