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Staging the Screen

The Use of Film and Video in Theatre

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Red Globe Press

Pages: 296
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Theatre and Performance Practices

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15 December 2007

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The use of film and video is widespread in contemporary theatre. Staging the Screen explores a variety of productions, ranging from Piscator to Forced Entertainment, charting the impact of developing technologies on...

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The use of film and video is widespread in contemporary theatre. Staging the Screen explores a variety of productions, ranging from Piscator to Forced Entertainment, charting the impact of developing technologies on practices in dramaturgy and performance. Giesekam addresses critical issues raised by multi-media work and inter-media work

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Illustrated with case studies from widely studied theatre companies, including the Wooster Group, Robert Lepage and Forced Entertainment
Engages students with critical and theoretical questions about the use of multimedia in theatre practice

List of Illustrations
General Editor's Preface
Acknowledgements
Introduction: Contamination or Remediation?
Magic to Realism: European Pioneers
Polyscenicness: Josef Svoboda and Laterna Magika
Big Screen to Small Screen
Postmodern Collage: The Wooster Group
Third-hand Photocopies: Forced Entertainment
Live Films on Stage: The Builders Association
Crossing the Celluloid Divide: Forkbeard Fantasy
Quantum Theatre: Station House Opera
Electric Campfires: Robert Lepage
Conclusion
Index.
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GREG GIESEKAM sits on the Board with Ankur Productions and was a Senior Lecturer in Theatre Studies at the University of Glasgow, UK until 2006. His publications on contemporary British theatre and contemporary performance art include A Descriptive Catalogue of the Archive of the National Review of Live Art (a reference website cataloguing over 200 performances, talks and installations from 1986-1996) and Luvvies and Rude Mechanicals? Amateur and Community Theatre in Scotland (Scottish Arts Council, 2000).

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GREG GIESEKAM sits on the Board with Ankur Productions and was a Senior Lecturer in Theatre Studies at the University of Glasgow, UK until 2006. His publications on contemporary British theatre and contemporary performance art include A Descriptive Catalogue of the Archive of the National Review of Live Art (a reference website cataloguing over 200 performances, talks and installations from 1986-1996) and Luvvies and Rude Mechanicals? Amateur and Community Theatre in Scotland (Scottish Arts Council, 2000).

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