One Minute Plays : A Practical Guide to Tiny Theatre, Paperback / softback Book

One Minute Plays : A Practical Guide to Tiny Theatre Paperback / softback

Edited by Steve Ansell, Rose Burnett Bonczek


Can you really write a play that lasts a minute?The one minute play offers a unique challenge to actors, directors and writers: how do you create a whole world, where actors have room to perform and where audiences have a true experience all in 60 seconds?One Minute Plays: A Practical Guide to Tiny Theatre demystifies the super-short-form play, demonstrating that this rich, accessible format offers great energy and variety not only to audiences but to everyone involved in its creation and performance.

This handbook includes:An anthology of 200 one-minute plays selected from the annual Gone in 60 Seconds festival. A toolbox of exercises, methodologies and techniques for educators, practitioners and workshop leaders at all levels. Tips and advice on the demands of storytelling, inclusivity and creative challenges. Detailed practical information about creating your own minute festival, including play selection, running order, staging and marketing.

Drawing on a wealth of experience, Steve Ansell and Rose Burnett Bonczek present an invaluable guide for anyone intrigued by the art of creating, producing and performing a one minute play.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 388 pages, Following "Criminal Justice" (9780415620611) amended to 1-colour
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Theatre studies
  • ISBN: 9781138675063



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