And Then, You Act

And Then, You Act : Making Art in an Unpredictable World

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From well-known auteur of the American theatre scene, Anne Bogart, And Then, You Act is a fascinating and accessible book about directing theatre, acting and the collaborative creative process. Writing clearly and passionately, Bogart speaks to a wide audience, from undergraduates to practitioners, and makes an invaluable contribution to the field tackling themes such as: * intentionality * inspiration * why theatre matters. Following on from her successful book A Director Prepares, which has become a key text for teaching directing classes, And Then, You Act is an essential practitioner and student resource.

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Product details

  • Hardback | 160 pages
  • 144 x 214 x 14mm | 299.38g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New.
  • 0415411416
  • 9780415411417
  • 1,789,730

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'Attractive and accessible. The book should certainly be obligatory for college students reading Theatre Studies and for drama students ... A book that I found both instructive and enlightening.' - Max Stafford-Clark, Director of Out of Joint Theatre Company 'Outstanding ... As a writer and teacher she is incisive, illuminating, refreshingly honest and dissident ... The book addresses a wide range of ideas and practices in language that is accessible, articulate, energised.' - David Williams, Dartington College of Arts, UK

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Table of contents

Introduction 1. Context 2. Articulation 3. Intention 4. Attention 5. Magnetism 6. Attitude 7. Content 8. Time

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About Anne Bogart

Anne Bogart is the Artistic Director of SITI company which she founded in 1992 with Japanese director, Tadashi Suzuki. She is also a Professor at Columbia University where she runs the graduate directing program.

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