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Title Performing consciousness / edited by Per Brask and Daniel Meyer-Dinkgräfe
Published Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars, 2010


Description 1 online resource (ix, 219 pages)
Contents Zeami breathing / Catherine Fitzmaurice -- The ego and the self in actor training / William Weiss -- The Pashyanti project / Peter Malekin and Ralph Yarrow -- Theatre -- re-assessing the sacred in actor training / Jade Rosina McCutcheon -- Breath, perception, and action: the body and critical thinking / Barbara Sellers-Young -- Consciousness, theatre and terrorism / Daniel Meyer-Dinkgräfe -- The healing power of Butoh / Kenneth Robbins -- The actor-problem: live and filmed performance and classical cognitivism / Jennifer Ewing Pierce -- Beyond convention: border crossing from the social body to the porous body: the porous body as ontological site -- interface for A-located realities / Jude James -- Acting and archetypes: a point of departure / Per Brask -- How do you apply "spirituality" in theatre training? / William Weiss -- The altering I/Eye: consciousness, 'self', and the new paradigm in acting / Jerri Daboo -- Post human interactivity on the global stage: the culture of simulation / Jade Rosina McCutcheon -- The association process in Stanislavski's "threshold of the subconscious" / Craig Turner -- Etienne decroux: a corporeal consciousness / Susan Mower
Summary Since its inaugural issue in April, 2000, the journal Consciousness, Literature and the Arts has regularly published essays on the intersection of theatre and consciousness. Often these essays have seen theatre as a spiritual practice that for both the performer and her audience can bring about experiences that help heal the world, a shift in consciousness. This practice, though spiritual, is not ethereal but is rooted in doing, in actions, in breathing. That is, theatre is seen as an art form understood as part of a whole, as taking place in total Consciousness as well as expressing conscious
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Acting -- Psychological aspects
Acting techniques.
States of consciousness.
Mind, Body, Spirit: thought & practice.
PERFORMING ARTS -- Acting & Auditioning.
Acting -- Psychological aspects
Darstellendes Spiel
Form Electronic book
Author Brask, Per, 1952-
Meyer-Dinkgräfe, Daniel, 1958-
ISBN 9781443817967