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Re-framing the theatrical
Alison Oddey

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Re-framing the theatrical
interdisciplinary landscapes for performance
Alison Oddey

Published 2007 by Palgrave Macmillan in Basingstoke [England], New York .
Written in English.

About the Book

Alison Oddey takes us on a spectator's journey, engaging with art forms that cross boundaries of categorisation. She examines how these cross-art forms provoke a solo spectator-protagonist, and how the work becomes meditative and spiritual. In questioning the role of the spectator and the director, Oddey considers how a re-thinking and reclaiming of physical and artistic forms has contributed to a new kind of making theatre-art, searching for space and contemplation in a hectic twenty-first-century landscape. Highlighting the work of director Deborah Warner and of artists Heather Ackroyd, Dan Harvey and Graeme Miller, Oddey provocatively demonstrates the spectator as centre of the artistic experience, in an exciting and innovative analysis of the many changes taking place in contemporary performance.

Table of Contents

Reframing
Director-creator-collaborator: devising and technology
'It's about the cross-over': cross-art performance
Re-thinking the theatrical frame: the opera director, video artist, and visual arts
Landscapes for performance: the geographies of Deborah Warner
Angels, soul and rebirth
Narratives of the city, interpretations of director, reflections of spectator
The art of sound: auditory directions
Performing silence.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-238) and index.

Electronic reproduction. Basingstoke, England : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009. Mode of access: World Wide Web. System requirements: Web browser. Title from title screen (viewed on Mar. 3, 2009). Access may be restricted to users at subscribing institutions.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
791.01
Library of Congress
PN1584 .O33 2007eb

The Physical Object

Format
[electronic resource] :
Pagination
xii, 251 p. :
Number of pages
251

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL25568306M
Internet Archive
reframingtheatri00odde
ISBN 10
0230590721
ISBN 13
9780230590724
OCLC/WorldCat
314794401

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