Research Methods for the Arts and Humanities: Research Methods in Theatre and Performance

Editor/Author Kershaw,Baz and Nicholson, Helen
Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

Single-User Purchase Price: $115.00
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ISBN: 978-0-74-864158-1
Category: Arts & Leisure - Performing Arts
Image Count: 17
Book Status: Available
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Provides many detailed project case studies and examples - including successful practice-based PhDs - plus analysis of dynamic couplings between methods, methodologies and skill-sets.

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Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgements
  • List of Figures
  • Introduction: Doing Methods Creatively Baz Kershaw and Helen Nicholson
  • 1. The Imperative of the Archive: Creative Archive Research Maggie B. Gale and Ann Featherstone
  • 2. Researching Digital Performance: Virtual Practices Steve Dixon
  • 3. Practice as Research: Transdisciplinary Innovation in Action Baz Kershaw with Lee Miller/ Joanne‘Bob’ Whalley and Rosemary Lee/ Niki Pollard
  • 4. Researching Theatre History and Historiography Jim Davis, Katie Normington and Gilli Bush-Bailey with Jacky Bratton
  • 5. Researching Scenography Joslin McKinney and Helen Iball
  • 6. Performer Training: Researching Practice in the Theatre Laboratory Jonathan Pitches, Simon Murray, Helen Poynor, Libby Worth, David Richmond and Jules Dorey Richmond
  • 7. The Question of Documentation: Creative Strategies in Performance Research Adam J. Ledger with Simon K. Ellis and Fiona Wright
  • 8. The Usefulness of Mess: Artistry, Improvisation and Decomposition in the Practice of Research in Applied Theatre Jenny Hughes with Jenny Kidd and Catherine McNamara
  • 9. Researching the Body in/as Performance Jennifer Parker-Starbuck and Roberta Mock
  • Notes on Contributors