The Complete Brecht Toolkit by Stephen UnwinThe Complete Brecht Toolkit by Stephen Unwin

The Complete Brecht Toolkit

byStephen Unwin

Paperback | February 28, 2014

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A practical, hands-on guide - for actors, directors, teachers and students - to Brecht's theory and practice of theatre, with a full set of exercises to help put theory into practice.The Complete Brecht Toolkit examines, one by one, Brecht's many, sometimes contradictory ideas about theatre - and how he put them into practice. Here are explanations of all the famous key terms, such as Alienation Effect, Epic Theatre and Gestus, as well as many others which go to make up what we think of as 'Brechtian theatre'.The book also explores the practical application of these theories in Acting, Language, Music, Design and Direction.Also included are fifty exercises contributed by Julian Jones, to help student actors investigate Brecht's ideas for themselves, becoming thoroughly familiar with the tools in the Brecht toolkit.
Stephen Unwin is one of Britain’s leading theatre and opera directors. He worked at the Traverse Theatre in the 1980s, founded English Touring Theatre in 1993, and in 2008 was appointed Artistic Director of the Rose Theatre, Kingston. He has written guides to Shakespeare’s Plays; Ibsen, Chekhov and Strindberg; Twentieth-Century Drama; ...
Title:The Complete Brecht ToolkitFormat:PaperbackDimensions:213 pages, 8.5 × 5.48 × 0.8 inPublished:February 28, 2014Publisher:Playwrights Canada PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1854595504

ISBN - 13:9781854595508

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