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    DescriptionAcclaimed by audiences and critics for their highly innovative and adventurous theatre, Frantic Assembly have created playful, intelligent and dynamic productions for over fourteen years. Written by artistic directors Scott Graham and Steven Hoggett, The Frantic Assembly Book of Devising Theatre is the first book to reflect on the history and practice of this remarkable company, and includes: practical exercises essays on film, music and physical theatre inspiration for devising, writing and choreographing performance suggestions for scene development an anthology of Frantic Assembly productions an eight page colour section, and illustrations throughout. Accompanied by a companion website featuring clips of rehearsals and performances, this intimate and personal account offers an accessible, educational and indispensable introduction to the evolution and success of Frantic Assembly.


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    Title
    The Frantic Assembly Book of Devising Theatre
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Scott Graham, By (author) Steven Hoggett
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 248
    Width: 154 mm
    Height: 232 mm
    Thickness: 16 mm
    Weight: 380 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780415467605
    ISBN 10: 0415467608
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: PER
    BIC subject category V2: AN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.8
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 04
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T General Subject: 595
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15880
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    Ingram Subject Code: PA
    Libri: I-PA
    BISAC V2.8: PER011000
    DC22: 792
    BISAC V2.8: PER003000, PER011020
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 792.0941
    LC subject heading: , ,
    LC classification: PN2595.13E97 G73 2009
    LC subject heading: ,
    Thema V1.0: ATD
    Edition
    1
    Illustrations note
    35 black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    Taylor & Francis Ltd
    Imprint name
    ROUTLEDGE
    Publication date
    08 June 2009
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Scott Graham and Steven Hoggett are the artistic directors and co-founders of Frantic Assembly.
    Table of contents
    Introduction. A Very Brief History of Frantic Assembly. The Book. What Devising Means to Us. Anthology of Work Part 1: Documentation Frantic Essays. Scenes and Their Creation. Playing With Scenes Part 2: Practical Exercises Getting Started. Suggestions for Constructive Warm-ups. Games - A Selection of Crowdpleasers. Choreography. Movement For Non- Dancers/Choreography That Doesn't Feel Like Dance. New Physical Vocabulary/Restrictions And Freedom. Advanced Exercises - Pushing the Potential. Devising with Words - Devising through Images. Textual Analysis. Getting Scenes on Their Feet. Physical Characters And Relationships. Some Things to Think About. Bibliography of Inspiration