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The Performance Studies Reader Paperback – May 1, 2007

ISBN-13: 978-0415772754 ISBN-10: 0415772753 Edition: 2nd
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"'A collection of this type has been needed for a long time.' -."-"Sally Harrison-Pepper, Miami University "'Clearly an important collection of essays that will provide an excellent resource.' -."-Nick Kaye, University of Manchester

About the Author

Henry Bial is Assistant Professor of Theatre and Film at the University of Kansas. He is the author of Acting Jewish: Negotiating Ethnicity on the American Stage and Screen and co-editor, with Carol Martin, of Brecht Sourcebook.

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 424 pages
  • Publisher: Routledge; 2 edition (May 1, 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0415772753
  • ISBN-13: 978-0415772754
  • Product Dimensions: 1 x 7 x 9.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.5 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #105,299 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Henry Bial is a professor of theater at the University of Kansas, where he also serves as Director of the School of the Arts and Associate Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. He holds a PhD in Performance Studies from New York University and a BA in Folklore and Mythology from Harvard University.

In addition to his scholarly pursuits, Henry has worked in a variety of capacities -- director, performer, designer, playwright, dramaturg, sound and lighting operator -- in university and professional theatres in New York, Kansas City, Boston, Minneapolis, and Albuquerque. A proud member of the Buran Theatre Company, he was last seen on stage as The Man in the Purple Suit in The House of Fitzcarraldo.

Henry is President of the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE), a comprehensive non-profit professional membership organization. Founded in 1986, ATHE serves the interests of its diverse individual and organizational members, including college and university theatre departments and administrators, educators, graduate students, and theatre practitioners. The Association's web site is www.athe.org.

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thank you!
the only problem is the rates of shipping to my country...
but the book is just fine!
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By Mario Alberto Rufer on April 25, 2015
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Excellent compilation, carefully edited. Some "jewels" here.
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0 of 4 people found the following review helpful By AD1 on February 10, 2010
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i needed it for class. the book is a an interesting read on the material available for performance studies
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