Description or summary of the book: Bertolt Brecht's methods of collective experimentation, and his unique framing of the theatrical event as a forum for change, placed him among the most important contributors to the theory and practice of theatre. His work continues to have a significant impact on performance practitioners, critics and teachers alike. Now revised and reissued, this book combines:an overview of the key periods in Brecht's life and worka clear explanation of his key theories, including the renowned ideas of Gestus and Verfremdungan account of his groundbreaking 1954 production of The Caucasian Chalk Circlean in-depth analysis of his practical exercises and rehearsal methods.As a first step towards critical understanding, and as an initial exploration before going on to further, primary research, Routledge Performance Practitioners are an invaluable resource for students and scholars.
Estimated reading time (average reader): 10H20M40S
Other categories, genre or collection: Theatre Studies, Performance Art, Plays, Playscripts, Literary Studies: Plays & Playwrights, Dance & Other Performing Arts, Theatre Direction & Production, Creative Writing & Creative Writing Guides
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