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Anatomy of performance training

Author: John Matthews
Publisher: London ; New York : Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2014.
Series: Methuen drama
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"We train because we are human and we become human because we train. This is the surprising and original conclusion of Anatomy of Performance Training, in which John Matthews shows how training is a very human response to the problems of having a body and living in the world. Using illustrative case-studies of professional practice, each chapter addresses a specific body part, offering a self-contained discussion of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Matthews, John, 1983-
Anatomy of performance training
(DLC) 2014009035
(OCoLC)883206950
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Matthews
ISBN: 9781408185056 1408185059 9781408185957 1408185954 9781322108971 1322108978 9781408183403 1408183404
OCLC Number: 890146321
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; 1 First Cut; 2 Anatomy; 3 Hand; 4 Foot; 5 Mouth; 6 Heart; 7 Ear; 8 Body of Work; 9 Second Cut; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Methuen drama
Responsibility: by John Matthews.

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"We train because we are human and we become human because we train. This is the surprising and original conclusion of Anatomy of Performance Training, in which John Matthews shows how training is a very human response to the problems of having a body and living in the world. Using illustrative case-studies of professional practice, each chapter addresses a specific body part, offering a self-contained discussion of its symbolic and practical significance in the artistic, and commercial, activities of training. These anatomical case-studies are cross-referenced with other disciplines (such as sport, high diving, deep diving and artisan craft) to further expand our understanding of performance. Stand-alone chapters, ideal for reference, build towards an overall conclusion that the uniquely human practice of training is emerging as a new and pervasive ideology globally. Ideal for readers seeking to understand the relationship the body has with the theatre and training, or for teachers looking for a new, innovative approach to performance, Anatomy of Peformance Training is an accessible, original contribution to the philosophy of training for performance"--

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Extending his Training for Performance (2011), the author unpacks his thesis that the act of training is a human endeavor that everyone does because everyone is limited by "having a body." The Read more...

 
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