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The Resource Games for actors and non-actors, Augusto Boal ; translated by Adrian Jackson

Games for actors and non-actors, Augusto Boal ; translated by Adrian Jackson

Label
Games for actors and non-actors
Title
Games for actors and non-actors
Statement of responsibility
Augusto Boal ; translated by Adrian Jackson
Creator
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
This is the classic and best selling book by the founder of Theatre of the Oppressed, Augusto Boal. It sets out the principles and practice of Boal's revolutionary method.
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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Boal, Augusto
Dewey number
  • 792.028
  • 792'.028
  • 792.028
  • 792.028
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the French
LC call number
PN2061
LC item number
.B49413 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Acting
  • Games
  • Performing Arts
  • Theatre studies
  • Theatre: technical & background skills
  • Performance art
  • Acting techniques
  • Creative therapy (eg art, music, drama)
  • Hobbies, quizzes & games
Summary expansion
Games for Actors and Non-Actors is the classic and best selling book by the founder of Theatre of the Oppressed, Augusto Boal. It sets out the principles and practice of Boal's revolutionary Method, showing how theatre can be used to transform and liberate everyone- actors and non-actors alike! This thoroughly updated and substantially revised second edition includes: two new essays by Boal on major recent projects in Brazil Boal's description of his work with the Royal Shakespeare Company arevised introduction and translator's preface acollection of photographs taken during Boal's workshops, commissioned for this edition new reflections on Forum Theatre
Target audience
specialized
Label
Games for actors and non-actors, Augusto Boal ; translated by Adrian Jackson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Previous ed.: 1992
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Introduction: A New System of Exercises and Games From The Theatre of The Oppressed. Two Unities. Five Categories of Game and Exercise. I. Feeling What We Touch (Re-structuring Muscular Relations) II. Listening to What We Hear III. Dynamising Several Senses IV. Seeing What We Look At V. The Memory of the Senses. IMAGE THEATRE: Image Techniques: Models and Dynamisations 1. Image of the Word 2. Image of transition 3. Multiple image of oppression 4. Multiple image of happiness 5. Image of the Group 6. Ritual Gesture 7. Ritual 8. Rituals and masks 9. The Image of the Hour 10. The Kinetic Image 11. The Merry-Go-Round of Images. IMAGES OF TRANSITION - The Technique in action: Examples from Europe, New Image Theatre techniques, The cop in the head techniques, Four Very Simple Demonstrations of Some Embryos of Forum Theatre Pieces, Still As Projected Images. Rehearsal Exercises for Any Kind of Play, Exercises for the preparation of a Forum Theatre Model or for the rehearsal of other kinds of theatre, The Early Forms of Forum Theatre: The Rules of the Games, Dramaturgy, Staging, The Performance Games, Examples of Forum Theatre. First Experiences With Invisible Theatre, Forum Theatre: Doubts and Certainties, Artistic Creation and Divine Madness, The Pedagogy of Fear - Theatre and the Twin Towers
Control code
BDZ0005019832
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xxix, 301 p.
Isbn
9780415267618
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Games for actors and non-actors, Augusto Boal ; translated by Adrian Jackson
Publication
Note
Previous ed.: 1992
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Introduction: A New System of Exercises and Games From The Theatre of The Oppressed. Two Unities. Five Categories of Game and Exercise. I. Feeling What We Touch (Re-structuring Muscular Relations) II. Listening to What We Hear III. Dynamising Several Senses IV. Seeing What We Look At V. The Memory of the Senses. IMAGE THEATRE: Image Techniques: Models and Dynamisations 1. Image of the Word 2. Image of transition 3. Multiple image of oppression 4. Multiple image of happiness 5. Image of the Group 6. Ritual Gesture 7. Ritual 8. Rituals and masks 9. The Image of the Hour 10. The Kinetic Image 11. The Merry-Go-Round of Images. IMAGES OF TRANSITION - The Technique in action: Examples from Europe, New Image Theatre techniques, The cop in the head techniques, Four Very Simple Demonstrations of Some Embryos of Forum Theatre Pieces, Still As Projected Images. Rehearsal Exercises for Any Kind of Play, Exercises for the preparation of a Forum Theatre Model or for the rehearsal of other kinds of theatre, The Early Forms of Forum Theatre: The Rules of the Games, Dramaturgy, Staging, The Performance Games, Examples of Forum Theatre. First Experiences With Invisible Theatre, Forum Theatre: Doubts and Certainties, Artistic Creation and Divine Madness, The Pedagogy of Fear - Theatre and the Twin Towers
Control code
BDZ0005019832
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xxix, 301 p.
Isbn
9780415267618
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill.

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