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Title Innovation in five acts : strategies for theatre and performance / edited by Caridad Svich.

Publication Info. New York : Theatre Communications Group, 2015.


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Description 1 online resource (320 pages).
Series TCG sourcebook
TCG sourcebook.
Note Description based on print version record.
Contents Prologue. At play in the commonwealth / Caridad Svich -- Act one: Focus. Innovation in 17 (with a knowing nod to Bill Drummond) / Stephen Wrentmore -- Whither innovation? / Arthur Bartow -- Theatrical innovation: whose job it is? / Howard Shalwitz -- Innovation and catastrophe / John Biguenet -- Pull focus / Jeff McMahon -- On the virtues of 'open source' innovation in the arts / Duška Radosavljević -- Arts entrepreneurship: you are closer than you think / Jim Hart and Gary D. Beckman -- Agents of change / Dominic D'Andrea -- Act two: Being with. What can we do? / Andy Smith -- Considering imagination / Katie Pearl -- Towards a slow theatre / Lisa Schlesinger -- Cooking oil / Deborah Asiimwe and Emily Mendelsohn -- Backward country / Elaine Avila -- The audience: friend, foe or innocent bystander? / Leila Buck -- Bills, e-motions, manifestos / Saviana Stanescu -- Eliot forgot the reluctant vampires / Ian Rowlands -- Fornes and artistic mentorship / Anne García-Romero -- Aligning a vision / Caridad Svich -- Act three: Task. Innovation in writing / Octavio Solis -- Write it yourself! / Oliver Mayer -- On eco-theater / Jeremy Pickard -- Artistry and innovation / Heather Woodbury -- Concurrencies / Aaron Landsman -- Taking control of the narrative / E.M. Lewis -- If someone calls my name / Zac Kline -- Violence and theatre-making / John Moletress -- Beyond the 'dead playwright' approach / Mariana Carreño King -- Act four: At play. An educated gamble / Daniel Gallant -- The essentiality of innovation / Daniel Brunet -- Against mastery / David Herskovits -- Innovation/Collaboration / Michael John Garcés -- Doing the work / Rachel Jendrzejewski -- Yay, innovation! Wait, innovation? / Chris Wells -- Vernacular theatre and the great feast / Catherine Love -- Two launch pads / Pedro de Senna -- The act of introducing something new / Kali Quinn -- 'Tis new to thee / Mark Schultz -- Act five: Let's. Geographies of language / John Jesurun in an interview with Caridad Svich -- Writing as global engagement / Ayad Akhtar in interview with Caridad Svich -- A book group for theatre / Maddy Costa -- Let's / Julie Felise Dubiner -- Epilogue. Who gets to play? / August Schulenburg.
Summary An informative new collection of essays packed with insight into the minds of today's theater makers.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Subject Theater -- Production and direction.
Theater -- Production and direction.
PERFORMING ARTS -- Theater -- General.
Theater -- Production and direction. (OCoLC)fst01149278
Added Author Svich, Caridad.
Other Form: Print version: Svich, Caridad. Innovation in Five Acts : Strategies for Theatre and Performance. New York : Theatre Communications Group, ©2015 9781559365116
ISBN 9781559368407 (electronic bk.)
1559368403 (electronic bk.)
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