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Acts of Service
Spontaneity, Commitment, Tradition
in the Nonscripted Theatre
by Jonathan Fox

$27.00 | 1994 | 286 pages
ISBN 978-0-9642350-0-7

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Acknowledgments

Introduction

ONE: A CONTEXT FOR NONSCRIPTED THEATRE
1. The Nature Of Orality
2. The Literary Style
3. Preliterary Drama
4. Playback As Oral Theatre
5. The Six Branches
of Today’s Nonscripted Theatre
6. Modernist Attachments

TWO: NONSCRIPTED THEATRE PRODUCTION
7. Spontaneity I: Not Thinking
8. Spontaneity II: Thinking
9. The Multimodal Actor
10. The Improvisational Director
11. The Conductor
12. Rehearsing
13. Performing
14. Company Life

THREE: IMPROVISATION AND CULTURE
15. Language and Form in Nonscripted Theatre
16. Improvisation And Education
17. Theatre And Social Ecology

Appendix: A Verbatim Performance

Selected References

Index

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