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Author Crossley, Mark, author.

Title Devising theatre with Stan's Cafe / Mark Crossley and James Yarker.

Published [Place of publication not identified] : Methuen, 2017.
London New York Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2017.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  792.0942496 CROS    DUE 12-12-19
Physical description xvii, 256 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Theatre makers.
Theatre makers.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1.Introduction -- 2.The Route to @AE Harris -- 3.Stan in Context -- What's in this chapter? -- What is this eclectic thing they do? -- Where did it all start? -- Birmingham: The early years and artistic influences -- Ethos and aesthetic -- Local, national and international profile -- Conclusion -- 4.Ideas -- What's in this chapter? -- Who has the ideas? -- Why are ̀you' theatre? -- Making sense -- Constellations across time -- Constraints -- ̀Locating' the idea -- Conclusion -- Stan in action: Ideas -- 5.Rehearsing and Directing -- What's in this chapter? -- Rehearsals as war: An introduction from the commander in chief -- Tools for the job -- Is tea a warm up? -- Evolving methods -- Collaboration -- Editing -- Directing -- A final thought on the future of rehearsal -- Stan in action: Rehearsing and directing -- 6.Text -- What's in this chapter? -- Setting the scene -- Stan's Cafe's approach to text -- Text types -- Organic text --
Contents note continued: Notational text -- Instructional text -- Pure, written texts -- Conclusion -- Stan in action: Text -- 7.Space and Time -- What's in this chapter? -- Setting the scene -- Space -- Time -- Playing with spatial dimensions -- Scenography -- Time as form -- Real time and extra time -- The Cleansing of Constance Brown: An experiment in space and time -- Stan in action: Space and time -- 8.Performing -- What's in this chapter? -- Setting the scene -- Bigger pictures: Keeping an understated eye on the whole -- Here and there: Negotiating persona and character -- What is necessary -- Performance and text -- Conclusion -- Stan in action: Performing -- 9.Audience -- What's in this chapter? -- Setting the scene -- Stan's Cafe and audience -- Co-authorship -- Audience, space and time -- Audience as performer -- Conclusion -- Stan in action: Audience -- 10.Finale -- 11.Things in the Wings -- Things in the wings: Introduction --
Contents note continued: Things in the wings: The route to @AE Harris -- Things in the wings: Stan in context -- Things in the wings: Ideas -- Things in the wings: Rehearsing and directing -- Things in the wings: Text -- Things in the wings: Space and time -- Things in the wings: Performing -- Things in the wings: Audience.
Other author Yarker, James, author.
Subject Stan's Cafe (Birmingham, England)
Theater -- England -- Birmingham -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 9781474267045 (paperback: alk. paper)
9781474267052 (hardback : alk. paper)