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Anne Bogart - A Director Prepares: Seven Essays on Art and Theatre - 9780415238328 - V9780415238328
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A Director Prepares: Seven Essays on Art and Theatre

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Description for A Director Prepares: Seven Essays on Art and Theatre Paperback. An examination of the challenges inherent in making theatre. Focusing on the courage required to create "art with great presence", each chapter tackles one of the seven major areas identified with art-making: violence; memory; terror; eroticism; stereotype; embarrassment; and resistance. Num Pages: 168 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: ANH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 201 x 140 x 14. Weight in Grams: 214.
A Director Prepares is a thought-provoking examination of the challenges of making theatre. In it, Anne Bogart speaks candidly and with wisdom of the courage required to create 'art with great presence'. Each chapter tackles one of the seven major areas Bogart has identified as both potential partner and potential obstacle to art-making. They are Violence; Memory; Terror; Eroticism; Stereotype; Embarrassment; and Resistance. Each one can be used to generate extraordinary creative energy, if we know how to use it. A Director Prepares offers every practitioner an extraordinary insight into the creative process. It is ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Routledge
Number of pages
168
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Condition
New
Number of Pages
168
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780415238328
SKU
V9780415238328
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Reviews for A Director Prepares: Seven Essays on Art and Theatre
Open this short clutch of essays by Anne Bogart, and you will set loose a thousand passions, principles and debates to keep you and your friends up at night over a bottle of booze...We will all find something to disagree with in this book, but Bogart knows that this is necessary and good. Her essays will nuture, provoke, instruct and ... Read more

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