Teaching Performance Studies

This collection of eighteen essays by leading scholars and educators reflects the emergent and contested nature of performance studies, a field that looks at the broad range of human performance from everyday conversation to formal theatre ...

Author: Nathan Stucky

Publisher: SIU Press

ISBN: 0809324660

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

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Edited by Nathan Stucky and Cynthia Wimmer, Teaching Performance Studies is the first organized treatment of performance studies theory, practice, and pedagogy. This collection of eighteen essays by leading scholars and educators reflects the emergent and contested nature of performance studies, a field that looks at the broad range of human performance from everyday conversation to formal theatre and cultural ritual. The cross-disciplinary freedom enacted by the writers suggests a new vision of performance studies--a deliberate commerce between field and classroom.

The SAGE Handbook of Performance Studies

Performance and Pedagogy i DO Performance Studies Classroom Learning
Objectives and the Activist. PART IV BRYANT KEITH ALEXANDER I n Teaching
Against the Grain : Texts for a Pedagogy of Possibility , Roger Simon ( 1992 )
offers a ...

Author: Judith A. Hamera

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 0761929312

Category: Drama

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The SAGE Handbook of Performance Studies brings together, in a single volume, reviews of the major research in performance studies and identifies directions for further investigation. It is the only comprehensive collection on the theories, methods, politics, and practices of performance relating to life and culture. Edited by D. Soyini Madison and Judith Hamera, this Handbook serves scholars and students across the disciplines by delineating the scope of the field, the critical and interpretive methods used, and the theoretical and ethical presumptions that guide work in this exciting and growing area.

Performance Studies

As an academic field of research and teaching, performance studies is about 50
years old.1 Although analysis of on-stage performance, such as in a theatre or
circus, and off-stage performance, such as context-specific social interactions or ...

Author: Bryan Reynolds

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 9781137463159

Category: Art

Page: 340

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In a series of short, engaging essays, an international team of distinguished scholars introduces students to 34 key topics seen as paramount to the future of performance studies. In doing so they contribute to the wide-ranging, adventurous and conscientious nature that makes performance studies such an innovative, valuable and exciting field.

Performance Theories in Education

The conceptual framework of the volume is the editors' argument that performance and performativity help to locate and describe repetitive actions plotted within grids of power relationships and social norms that comprise the context of ...

Author: Bryant Keith Alexander

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135616854

Category: Education

Page: 456

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Performance Theories in Education: Power, Pedagogy, and the Politics of Identity breaks new ground by presenting a range of approaches to understanding the role, function, impact, and presence of performance in education. It is a definitive contribution to a beginning dialogue on how performance, as a theoretical and pragmatic lens, can be used to view the processes, procedures, and politics of education. The conceptual framework of the volume is the editors' argument that performance and performativity help to locate and describe repetitive actions plotted within grids of power relationships and social norms that comprise the context of education and schooling. The book brings together performance studies and education researchers, teachers, and scholars to investigate such topics as: *the relationship between performance and performativity in pedagogical practice; *the nature and impact of performing identities in varying contexts; *cultural and community configurations that fall under the umbrella of teaching, education, and schooling; and *the hot button issues of educational policies and reform as performances. With the aim of developing a clearer understanding of the effect, affect, and role of performance in education, the volume provides a crucial starting point for discourse among theorists and teacher practitioners who are interested in understanding and acknowledging the politics of performance and the practices of performative social identities that always and already intervene in the educational endeavor.

The Performance Studies Reader

Today , the field of cultural performance and the paradigm of performance studies
cannot be thought without citing theater and ... Education and the American
Society for Theatre Research provide important bases for its teaching and
research .

Author: Henry Bial

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 0415302412

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 329

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The Performance Studies Reader is a lively and much-needed anthology of critical writings on the burgeoning discipline of performance studies. It provides an overview of the full range of performance theory for undergraduates at all levels, and beginning graduate students in performance studies, theatre, performing arts and cultural studies. The collection is designed as a companion to Richard Schechner's popular Performance Studies: an Introduction (Routledge, 2002), but is also ideal as a stand-alone text. Henry Bial collects together key critical pieces from the field, referred to as 'suggested readings' in Performance Studies: an Introduction. He also broadens the discussion with additional selections. The structure and themes of the Reader closely follow those of Schechner's companion textbook. The articles in each section focus particularly on three primary areas in performance studies, theatre, anthropology and sociology/cultural studies.

The Cambridge Companion to Performance Studies

At its best,teachingisamutualprocess.Teaching about
performancealmostinvariablydrawsattention to the reciprocity of communication
and mutuality of expression that show how teaching and learning are two related
kinds of performance ...

Author: Tracy C. Davis

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139828185

Category: Drama

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Since the turn of the century, Performance Studies has emerged as an increasingly vibrant discipline. Its concerns - embodiment, ethical research and social change - are held in common with many other fields, however a unique combination of methods and applications is used in exploration of the discipline. Bridging live art practices - theatre, performance art and dance - with technological media, and social sciences with humanities, it is truly hybrid and experimental in its techniques. This Companion brings together specially commissioned essays from leading scholars who reflect on their own experiences in Performance Studies and the possibilities this offers to representations of identity, self-and-other, and communities. Theories which have been absorbed into the field are applied to compelling topics in current academic, artistic and community settings. The collection is designed to reflect the diversity of outlooks and provide a guide for students as well as scholars seeking a perspective on research trends.

New Approaches to Theatre Studies and Performance Analysis

Richard Beeeitam 'Jirtually There: Computer-assisted Reconstructions of Ancient
Theatrical Spaces Abstract The study and teaching oi theatre is being u-
ansfonned by the application ol' computer modelling. Examples of current worit
inclutle ...

Author: Günter Berghaus

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

ISBN: 9783110910582

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 280

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This volume gathers 16 papers originally written for the occasion of the 49th Colston Symposium, held in Bristol in 1997, and substantially revised for this publication. They reflect on some of the key developments in the discipline of Theatre Studies over the past fifty years and combine this with a discussion of new trends and approaches, especially in the fields of Performance Studies, reception analysis, interculturalism, sociocultural analysis, theatre anthropology, dance and movement analysis, computer-assisted reconstruction of performance venues, street theatre, guerilla theatre, ritual theatre, etc.

Improvisation for the Theater

Collects exercises, games, and other techniques developed by Viola Spolin for stimulating creative expression.

Author: Viola Spolin

Publisher: Northwestern University Press

ISBN: 081014008X

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 412

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Collects exercises, games, and other techniques developed by Viola Spolin for stimulating creative expression.

The Science and Psychology of Music Performance

Creative Strategies for Teaching and Learning Richard Parncutt, Gary
McPherson. Figure 13.7. Relative importance, at different stages during
performance studies, of the basic principles of communicating musical structure
and character and ...

Author: Richard Parncutt

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0195350170

Category: Music

Page: 400

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What type of practice makes a musician perfect? What sort of child is most likely to succeed on a musical instrument? What practice strategies yield the fastest improvement in skills such as sight-reading, memorization, and intonation? Scientific and psychological research can offer answers to these and other questions that musicians face every day. In The Science and Psychology of Music Performance, Richard Parncutt and Gary McPherson assemble relevant current research findings and make them accessible to musicians and music educators. This book describes new approaches to teaching music, learning music, and making music at all educational and skill levels. Each chapter represents the collaboration between a music researcher (usually a music psychologist) and a performer or music educator. This combination of expertise results in excellent practical advice. Readers will learn, for example, that they are in the majority (57%) if they experience rapid heartbeat before performances; the chapter devoted to performance anxiety will help them decide whether beta-blocker medication, hypnotherapy, or the Alexander Technique of relaxation might alleviate their stage fright. Another chapter outlines a step-by-step method for introducing children to musical notation, firmly based on research in cognitive development. Altogether, the 21 chapters cover the personal, environmental, and acoustical influences that shape the learning and performance of music.

MISPERFORMANCE essays in shifting perspectives

1 Joseph Roach, “Theatre Studies / Cultural Studies/Performance Studies”, in
eds Nathan Stucky and Cynthia Wimmer, Teaching Performance Studies,
Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale & Edwardsville 2002, pp. 33-40, p.
33.

Author: Marin Blaževi?

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 9789616572361

Category: Art

Page: 266

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MISperformance: essays in shifting perspectives is a collection of essays that address a spectrum of cultural, organizational, technological, ecological, political and daily performances by focusing on the causes and consequences of a misfire, misconception, misrecognition, misnaming, misfitting etc. Aspects and impacts of MISperformance that are susceptible to provoking disturbances, distortions, alternations, abortions, if not disasters within diverse spheres of private and social life, including aesthetic and political practices, are investigated in the light of their potentially both regressive, even tragic outcome, and resistant, even transgressive efficacy, as also the absence or abandonment of any reason in or for performance.

The Drama Theatre and Performance Companion

This book is written primarily for students in university and higher education
departments of Drama, Theatre Studies, Performing Arts, Performance Studies
and all similar associated names! It is addressed also to those who are engaged
with ...

Author: Michael Mangan

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 9781137015525

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 376

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Offering essential guidance to students throughout their undergraduate studies, this companion explores the development of a discipline that is still in flux, offers practical advice about how to study it and where this study might lead, and provides a useful reference resource on key practitioners, debates, performances and terms.

Research Linking Teacher Preparation and Student Performance

Her research focuses on the intellectual and emotional infrastructure of teaching
and learning, self-organized learning, and change in teacher thinking and
practice evidenced in student performance. Abstract Student performance
depends on ...

Author: Edith Guyton

Publisher: R&L Education

ISBN: 075750969X

Category: Education

Page: 270

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The case studies, research, and projects presented here strike at the very heart of effective teaching. The specific practices to improve student performance outlined here will spark classroom discussion and improve teacher practice.

Multicultural Teaching in the Early Childhood Classroom

Born digital: Understanding the first generation of digital natives. New York: Basic
Books. Pineau, E. L. (2002). Critical performative pedagogy: Fleshing out the
politics. In N. Stucky 86 C. Wimmer (Eds.), Teaching performance studies (pp.

Author: Mariana Souto-Manning

Publisher: Teachers College Press

ISBN: 9780807771457

Category: Education

Page: 169

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This unique book features an array of approaches, strategies, and tools for teaching multiculturally in the early years. The teachers and classrooms portrayed here provide young children with rich educational experiences that empower them to understand themselves in relation to others. You will see how amazing teachers engage in culturally responsive teaching that fosters educational equity while also meeting state and national standards (such as the Common Core State Standards). This engaging book is sprinkled with questions for reflection and implementation that encourage educators to start planning ways of enhancing their own teaching, making their early childhood setting a more equitable learning space. Book Features: Multicultural education in action,including the everyday issues and tensions experienced by children and their families. Powerful vignettes from diverse Head Start, preschool, kindergarten, 1st- and 2nd-grade classrooms throughout the United States. Sections on “Getting Started” and “Considering Obstacles and Exploring Possibilities” in each chapter. A list of multicultural children’s books and resources for further reading. Chapters: Multicultural Tools and Strategies for Teaching Young Children Multicultural Education as Transformative Education Interviews: Encouraging Children to Ask Questions Critical Inquiry: Supporting Children’s Investigations Culture Circles with Multicultural Literature: Addressing Issues of Fairness Community Resources and Home Literacies: Developing Funds of Knowledge Technology: Media(ting) Multicultural Teaching Storytelling and Story Acting: Creating Spaces for Children to Negotiate Change Reflecting on the Possibilities of Teaching Multiculturally: What Next? What If? Mariana Souto-Manning is Associate Professor of Education in the Department of Curriculum and Teaching at Teachers College, Columbia University. “A profound, rich, and rewarding meditation and deep conversation with teachers fully engaging young children with culture, social history, and learning for the future. This wide-ranging book escapes temporal, spatial, and disciplinary boundaries. Read it and reflect on how you can take it into your own life of learning.” —Shirley Brice Heath, Professor Emerita, Stanford University “Early childhood educators will experience this unique book as a warm and detailed invitation to engage in multicultural education. The emphasis throughout is on “multi”—multiple pedagogical approaches, from culture circles to podcasts to story acting, and multiple cultural heritages embodied by active children and teachers. From a critical perspective and alongside creative teachers who aspire to be transformative, Souto-Manning links accessible theory with rich and thoughtful practices.” —Celia Genishi, Professor of Education, Teachers College, Columbia University “Mariana Souto-Manning’s Multicultural Teaching in the Early Childhood Classroom rightly places the use of deficit thinking and ineffective teaching strategies in the wasteland of classroom instruction. The author superbly documents and explains ways of teaching multiculturally that will richly benefit the learning of all students and make teaching become the fun that teachers dreamed it would be when they first said, ‘I want to teach because I love kids.’” —Carl A. Grant, Hoefs-Bascom Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison “Multicultural Teaching in the Early Childhood Classroom encourages teachers to honor, affirm, and challenge even our very youngest children to think inclusively, critically, and democratically—a necessity if we are to help develop knowledgeable, caring, and empowered learners.” —Sonia Nieto, Professor Emerita, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Performance Studies

The one overriding and underlying assumption of performance studies is that the
field is open. There is no finality to ... My points of departure are my own teaching,
research, artistic practice, and life experiences. But I am not limited by these.

Author: Richard Schechner

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135652593

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 362

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In this second edition, the author opens with a discussion of important developments in the discipline. His closing chapter, 'Global and Intercultural Performance', is completely rewritten in light of the post-9/11 world. Fully revised chapters with new examples, biographies and source material provide a lively, easily accessible overview of the full range of performance for undergraduates at all levels in performance studies, theatre, performing arts and cultural studies. Among the topics discussed are the performing arts and popular entertainments, rituals, play and games as well as the performances of everyday life. Supporting examples and ideas are drawn from the social sciences, performing arts, post-structuralism, ritual theory, ethology, philosophy and aesthetics. User-friendly, with a special text design, Performance Studies: An Introduction also includes the following features: numerous extracts from primary sources giving alternative voices and viewpoints biographies of key thinkers student activities to stimulate fieldwork, classroom exercises and discussion key reading lists for each chapter twenty line drawings and 202 photographs drawn from private and public collections around the world.

Modernism and Performance

Like that project, it attempts to read through the concept of performance the
moments of interaction, overlap and ... Equally this study results from my
experience of teaching theatre studies and performance theory within a
Department of English ...

Author: Olga Taxidou

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 9781137053497

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 272

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This guide to modernism and performance introduces key developments and debates of the period, such as the rise of the director, new theories of acting and new modes of production. Through these debates, and emphasis on the performing body, this study underlines the importance of performance in reconfiguring our general understanding of modernism

Research and Research Education in Music Performance and Pedagogy

Teaching-Led. Research. and. Research-Led. Teaching. in. a. Music. Education.
Doctoral. Program. Heidi Westerlund Abstract This chapter deals with the basic
principles in developing doctoral studies in music education at the Sibelius ...

Author: Scott D. Harrison

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9789400774353

Category: Education

Page: 202

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This volume is an innovative collection that transcends national boundaries and provides new knowledge about approaches to research and research education in music. The collection brings together leading thinkers and practitioners in music research from Europe, Asia, North America and Australia. The book is designed to serve as a resource for university music departments and conservatoires, and offers insights into the development of research programs in this context.

The Impact of International Achievement Studies on National Education Policymaking

Measuring Teacher Performance In many research surveys, the evaluation of
teacher performance is absent or receives little attention (Anderson, 2004). For
example, none of the PISA studies collected data about teachers' background ...

Author: Alexander W. Wiseman

Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing

ISBN: 9780857244505

Category: Education

Page: 379

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Discusses the uses of international achievement study results as a tool for national progress as well as an obstacle. This title provides recommendations for ways that international achievement data can be used in real-world policymaking situations. It also discusses what the future of international achievement studies holds.

Opening Acts

Performance In/as Communication and Cultural Studies Judith Hamera Judith A.
Hamera ... Performance studies: Interventions and radical research. TDR: The
Drama ... In N. Stucky & C. Wimmer (Eds.), Teaching performance studies (pp.

Author: Judith Hamera

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781412905589

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 280

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Opening Acts: Performance in/as Communication and Cultural Criticism offers new, rigorous ways to analyze communication and culture through performance. Editor Judith Hamera, along with a distinguished list of contributors, provides students with cutting-edge readings of everyday life, space, history, and intersections of all three, using a critical performance-based approach. This text makes three significant contributions to the field - it familiarizes readers with the core elements and commitments of performance-based analysis, links performance-based analysis to theoretical and analytical perspectives in communication and cultural studies, and provides engaging examples of how to use performance as a critical tool to open up communication and culture. offers new, rigorous ways to analyze communication and culture through performance. Editor Judith Hamera, along with a distinguished list of contributors, provides students with cutting-edge readings of everyday life, space, history, and intersections of all three, using a critical performance-based approach. This text makes three significant contributions to the field - it familiarizes readers with the core elements and commitments of performance-based analysis, links performance-based analysis to theoretical and analytical perspectives in communication and cultural studies, and provides engaging examples of how to use performance as a critical tool to open up communication and culture.

A Century of Communication Studies

always been a fertile liminal site between art and science, theory and practice,
teaching and research, artistry and scholarship, and the aesthetic and the
everyday. Notes 1 Elizabeth Bell, Theories of Performance (Thousand Oaks, CA:
Sage, ...

Author: Pat J. Gehrke

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134062867

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 308

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This volume chronicles the development of communication studies as a discipline, providing a history of the field and identifying opportunities for future growth. Editors Pat J. Gehrke and William M. Keith have assembled an exceptional list of communication scholars who, in the thirteen chapters contained in this book, cover the breadth and depth of the field. Organized around themes and concepts that have enduring historical significance and wide appeal across numerous subfields of communication, A Century of Communication Studies bridges research and pedagogy, addressing themes that connect classroom practice and publication. Published in the 100th anniversary year of the National Communication Association, this collection highlights the evolution of communication studies and will serve future generations of scholars as a window into not only our past but also the field’s collective possibilities.

Studies in Education Policy

Her interest in public education was piqued during her semester of student
teaching in a lowincome high school in rural Michigan. She received ... Cowley.
Peter Cowley is the Director of School Performance Studies at The Fraser
Institute.

Author:

Publisher: The Fraser Institute

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