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The theatre of movement and gesture

Author: Jacques Lecoq; ProQuest (Firm)
Publisher: Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Jacques Lecoq was probably the most influential theorist and teacher of what is now known as physical theatre. Theatre of Movement and Gesture, published in France in 1987, is the book in which Lecoq first set out his philosophy of human movement, and the way it takes expressive form in a wide range of different performance traditions. Lecoq traces the history of pantomime, sets out his definition of the components  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jacques Lecoq; ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN: 9786610620746 6610620741
OCLC Number: 1056331103
Notes: Title from e-book title screen (viewed October 15, 2007).
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 163 p. :) ill.
Contents: 1. Imitation : from mimicry to miming / Jacques Lecoq --
2. The gestures of life / Jacques Lecoq --
3. From pantomime to modern mime / Jacques Lecoq --
4. Has mime become separated from theatre? / Jean Perret --
5. Mime, the art of movement / Jacques Lecoq --
6. The explosion of mime / Jean Perret and Jacques Lecoq --
7. The theatre of gesture and image --
Interview with Ariane Mnouchkine / Jean Perret --
An actor's view of a theatre of movement / Alain Gautre.
Other Titles: Théâtre du geste.
Responsibility: Jacques Lecoq.

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"Jacques Lecoq was probably the most influential theorist and teacher of what is now known as physical theatre. Theatre of Movement and Gesture, published in France in 1987, is the book in which Lecoq first set out his philosophy of human movement, and the way it takes expressive form in a wide range of different performance traditions. Lecoq traces the history of pantomime, sets out his definition of the components of the art of mime, and discusses the explosion of physical theatre in the second half of the twentieth century."--BOOK JACKET.

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