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The dictionary of theatre anthropology : the secret art of the performer

Focusing on the actor's craft, this is a handbook for theatre practitioners and a guide for students and scholars of transcultural performance. A lavishly illustrated sourcebook on Western and Non-Western theatre.
Print Book, English, 1991
Routledge : in association with the Centre for Performance Research, London, New York, 1991
272 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 30 cm
9780415053082, 0415053080
160146066
1. Anatomy 2. Apprenticeship 3. Balance 4. Dilation 5. Dramaturgy 6. Energy 7. Equivalence 8. Eurasian Theatre 9. Exercises 10. Face and Eyes 11. Feet 12. Hands 13. Historiography 14. Montage 15. Nostalgia 16. Omission 17. Opposition 18. Organicity 19. Pre-expressivity 20. Restoration of Behaviour 21. Rhythm 22. Set and Costume Design 23. Technique 24. Text and Stage 25. Training 26. Views
Translation of: Anatomia del teatro
This book is the result of research conducted from 1980-1990 by ISTA, the International School of Theatre Anthropology.