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The Theatre Team: Playwright, Producer, Director, Designers, and Actors. Contributors: Jeane Luere - editor, Sidney Berger - editor. Publisher: Greenwood Press. Place of Publication: Westport, CT. Publication Year: 1998.

The Work of Living Art: A Theory of the Theatre by H. D. Albright, Adolphe Appia, Barnard Hewitt; University of Miami Press, 1960 - Adolphe Appia and "The Work of Living Art" - Preface - 1. the Elements - 2. Living Time - 3. Living Space - 4. Living Color - 5. Organic Unity - 6. Collaboration - 7. the Great Unknown and the Experience of Beauty - 8. Bearers of the Flame - Designs - Adolphe Appia's "Man is the Measure of All Things" (protagoras)

Drama / Theatre / Performance by Simon Shepherd, Mick Wallis; Routledge, 2004 - Part One: A Genealogy - 1: Drama and Theatre as University Subjects - 2: Drama and the Literary Tradition - 3: History, Theatre, Society - 4: The Essence of Drama - 5: Women, Theatre and the Ethics of the Academy - 6: Performance, Art and the Avant Garde - 7: The Rise of Performance Studies - 8: Performance Studies: Some Basic Concepts - 9: Postmodernism and Performance - 10: Recent Mappings of Drama-Theatre- Performance - Part Two: Keywords - Action - Aleatory - Catharsis - Character, Mask, Person - Defamiliarisation and Alienation - Embodiment - Empathy - Interculturalism - Kinaesthetic - Mimesis - Performativity - Presence and Representation - Semiotics and Phenomenology

Directing Plays (Theatre Arts) (Paperback) 0878300651 Directing Plays explores both the theory and practice of directing plays, with particular emphasis on textual interpretation. Don Taylor guides the student through the complex process of choosing a play, the working partnership of director, playwright and designer, the delicate matter of casting a play, the rehearsal process and everything which needs to happen before the production is up and running.

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Understanding Hamlet: A Student Casebook to Issues, Sources, and Historical Documents by Richard Corum; Greenwood Press, 1998

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Play Directing Syllabus

Directing for the Stage, 1st Edition Lloyd Anton Frerer

A Chinese Director's Theory of Performance: On Jiao Juyin's System of Directing Journal article by Zuo Lai, Su Min; Asian Theatre Journal, Vol. 20, 2003 [ The Theory of Mental Images ]

Architecture, Actor and Audience by Iain Mackintosh; Routledge, 1993

Notes on Directing

Theatre Ph.D.

Intro to Theatre Notes for Theatre. The Lively Art by Edwin Wilson and Alvin Goldfarb (Larry Wild) + Glossary

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation

(1) Cole, Toby and Helen Krich Chinoy, eds. Directing the Play (1953)

(2) Robert Cohen, Theatre, 2nd ed. (Mountain View, California: Mayfield Publishing Company, 1988)

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Theatrical Directors: A Biographical Dictionary by John W. Frick, Stephen M. Vallillo; Greenwood, 1994

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Introduction to the Director's Art: Introduction to the fundamental process and tools of directing. Focus on script analysis, the principles of composition, movement and rhythm and their application, and the practicalities of rehearsal and working with actors.

Advanced Directing : The focus of this class will be on advancing the director’s storytelling techniques of script analysis, concept work, staging and working with actors and design elements by applying them to a challenging variety of material and longer forms beyond the single scene, culminating in the presentation of a one act play or one act of a full-length play.

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Fundamentals of Play Directing, Alexander Dean and Lawrence Carra

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First Reading to First Night ISBN: 0295954329 Author: Malcolm Black Publisher: Univ of Washington Press Format: Hardcover

Title: Director And The Stage Author: Edward Braun ISBN: 0413463001 Publisher: Methuen Publishing Ltd. Date published: 2003-09-01 Format: Paperback Edition: List price (USD): $19.95

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Play Directing: Analysis, Communication, and Style, 6/E
Francis Hodge, Emeritus, University of Texas, Austin
Michael McLain, University of California, Los Angeles
© 2005 / 0-205-41923-2 / Allyn & Bacon 

Stage Directing
Jim A. Patterson, University of South Carolina
© 2004 / 0-205-38963-5 / Allyn & Bacon 

Play Directing: Analysis, Communication, and Style, 5/E
Francis Hodge, Emeritus, University of Texas, Austin
© 2000 / 0-205-29561-4 / Allyn & Bacon 

The Director at Work
Robert Benedetti, Producer's Guild of America
© 1985 / 0-13-214909-5 / Allyn & Bacon 

Creative Play Direction, 2/E
Robert Cohen, University of California, Irvine
John Harrop, late, University of California, Santa Barbara
© 1984 / 0-13-190926-6 / Allyn & Bacon 

Directors on Directing: A Source Book of the Modern Theatre
Toby Cole
Helen Krich Chinoy, Professor Emeritus, Smith College
© 1963 / 0-02-323300-1 / Allyn & Bacon 
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Works Cited (sample)

Braun, Edward. The Director and the Stage: From Naturalism to Grotowski. New York: Holmes & Meier, 1982. Questia. 19 Oct. 2005 .
Cole, Toby, and Helen Krich Chinoy, eds. Directors on Directing: A Source Book of the Modern Theater. Revised ed. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1963. Questia. 19 Oct. 2005 .
"Constructivism." The Columbia Encyclopedia. 6th ed. 2004. Questia. 19 Oct. 2005 .
Cooper, Charles W. Preface to Drama: An Introduction to Dramatic Literature and Theater Art. New York: Ronald Press, 1955. Questia. 19 Oct. 2005 .
Drain, Richard, ed. Twentieth-Century Theatre: A Sourcebook. New York: Routledge, 1995. Questia. 19 Oct. 2005 .
Feinsod, Arthur. The Simple Stage: Its Origins in the Modern American Theater. New York: Greenwood Press, 1992. Questia. 19 Oct. 2005 .
Frick, John W., and Stephen M. Vallillo, eds. Theatrical Directors: A Biographical Dictionary. Westport, CT: Greenwood, 1994. Questia. 19 Oct. 2005 .
Hoover, Marjorie L. Meyerhold and His Set Designers. New York: Peter Lang, 1988. Questia. 19 Oct. 2005 .
Kahn, David, Donna Breed, and Lanford Wilson. Scriptwork: A Director's Approach to New Play Development. Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press, 1995. Questia. 19 Oct. 2005 .
Luere, Jeane, and Sidney Berger, eds. Playwright Versus Director: Authorial Intentions and Performance Interpretations. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1994. Questia. 19 Oct. 2005 .
Luere, Jeane, and Sidney Berger, eds. The Theatre Team: Playwright, Producer, Director, Designers, and Actors. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1998. Questia. 19 Oct. 2005 .
McMullan, Frank. The Directorial Image: The Play and the Director. Hamden, CT: Shoe String Press, 1962. Questia. 19 Oct. 2005 .
Noyes, George Rapall, ed. Masterpieces of the Russian Drama. Vol. 1. New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1960. Questia. 19 Oct. 2005 .
Pearce, Michele. "Rediscovering the Mechanics of Life." American Theatre Feb. 1994: 56+. Questia. 19 Oct. 2005 .
Sacharow, Lawrence. "Enemies: A Russian Love Story; Meyerhold and Stanislavsky, the Two Opposing Titans of Russian Theatre, Are the Seeds for Renewal and Reawakening in Today's Moscow." American Theatre Jan. 2004: 34+. Questia. 19 Oct. 2005 .
Sayler, Oliver M. The Russian Theatre. New York: Brentano's, 1922. Questia. 19 Oct. 2005 .
Stanislavsky, Constantin. An Actor's Handbook: An Alphabetical Arrangement of Concise Statements on Aspects of Acting. Ed. Elizabeth Reynolds Hapgood. New York: Theatre Arts Books, 1963. Questia. 19 Oct. 2005 .
Stenberg, Douglas Graham. From Stanislavsky to Gorbachev: The Theater-Studios of Leningrad. New York: Peter Lang, 1995. Questia. 19 Oct. 2005 .
Törnqvist, Egil. Between Stage and Screen: Ingmar Bergman Directs. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 1995. Questia. 19 Oct. 2005 .

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