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Jacques Copeau, Paperback / softback Book

Jacques Copeau Paperback / softback

Part of the Routledge Performance Practitioners series

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This book examines Jacques Copeau, a leading figure in the development of twentieth-century theatre practice, a pioneer in actor-training, physical theatre and ensemble acting, and a key innovator in the movement to de-centralize theatre and culture to the regions. Noe reissued, Jacques Copeau combines:an overview of Copeau's life and work an analysis of his key ideas a detailed commentary of his 1917 production of Moliere's late farce Les Fourberies de Scapin - the opening performance of his influential New York season a series of practical exercises offering an introduction to Copeau's working methods.

As a first step towards critical understanding, and as an initial exploration before going on to further, primary research, Routledge Performance Practitioners are unbeatable value for today's student.

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  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 174 pages
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Theatre direction & production
  • ISBN: 9781138571723

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