Jacques Lecoq

Synopsis

All books in the Routledge Performance Practitioners series are carefully designed to enable the reader to understand the work of a key practitioner. They provide the first step towards critical understanding and a springboard for further study for students on twentieth century, contemporary theatre and theatre history courses. Lecoq's influence on the theatre of the latter half of the Twentieth Century cannot be overestimated. This is the first book to combine*an historical introduction to his life and the context in which he worked*an analysis of his teaching methods and principles of body work, movement, creativity, and contemporary theatre*detailed studies of the work of Theatre de Complicite and Mummenschanz*practical exercises demonstrating Lecoq's distinctive approach to actor training

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Publisher: Place of publication:
  • London
Publication year:
  • 2003