Prime Etienne Decroux By Thomas Leabhart – Stg2bio.co

Routledge Performance Practitioners is a series of introductory guides to the key theatre makers of the last century Each volume explains the background to and the work of one of the major influences on twentieth and twenty first century performance These compact, well illustrated and clearly written books will unravel the contribution of modern theatre s most charismatic innovators Etienne Decroux is the first book to combine an overview of Decroux s life and work an analysis of Decroux s Words on Mime , the first book to be written about this art a series of practical exercises offering an introduction to corporeal mime technique 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 studentThomas Leabhart, Professor of Theatre and Resident Artist at Pomona College in California, edits Mime Journal, performs and teaches internationally, and is a member of the Artistic Staff of Eugenio Barba s ISTA International School of Theatre Anthropology Macmillan and St Martin s published his Modern and Post Modern Mime in