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Module Reading List

Theatre Directing, 2021/22, Semester 1
Dr George Rodosthenous
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Alfreds, Mike (2007), Different every night : freeing the actor. London: Nick Hern Books.  

Barba, Eugenio (2009), On directing and dramaturgy : burning the house, Routledge.

Bogart, Anne (2001), A director prepares : seven essays on art and theatre, London: Routledge.

Boenisch, Peter M. (2015) Directing scenes and senses : the thinking of Regie, Manchester: Manchester University Press

Crook, Paul B. (2016) The art and practice of directing for theatre ISBN: 9781138948518 (pbk); 9781138948525 (hbk); 9781315669588 (ebk), Abingdon/New York: Routledge.

Delgado,Maria M., and Dan Rebellato, eds (2010), Contemporary European theatre directors, Abingdon and New York: Routledge.

Deer, Joe (2014), Directing in musical theatre : an essential guide ISBN: 9780415624909 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9780415624893 (hardback : alk. paper); 9780203103852 (e-book) New York: Routledge.

Donnellan, Declan (2005), The Actor and the Target. London: Nick Hern Books.

Fowler, Benjamin (2019), The theatre of Katie Mitchell ISBN: 9781138600058 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9781138600034 (hardback : alk. paper); 9780429471117 (ebook), London/New York: Routledge.

Gaskill, William (2010), Words into action : finding the life of the play. London: Nick Hern Books.

Hauser, Frank and Reich, Russell (2006), Notes on directing : 130 lessons in leadership from the director's chair, Atlantic Books.

Innes, Christopher and Shevstsova, Maria (2013), The Cambridge introduction to theatre directing, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Lavender, Andrew and Jen Harvie, eds (2010), Making contemporary theatre : international rehearsal processes. Manchester: Manchester University Press.

Lehmann, Hans-Thies (2006), Postdramatic Theatre, transl. Karen Jürs-Munby. Abingdon/New York: Routledge.

Marty, Paulette (2019), Contemporary Women Stage DirectorsLondon, New York, Bloomsbury Methuen Drama.  

Mitchell, Katie (2008), The director's craft : a handbook for the theatre. Abingdon/New York: Routledge.

Pavis, P. (2007), Contemporary mise en scène : staging theatre today, trans. J. Anderson, Oxford/New York: Routledge.

Radosavljevic, Duška. (2013) Theatre-making : interplay between text and performance in the 21st century (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan)

Shepherd, Simon (2012), Direction Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.  

Sidiropoulou, Avra ( 2011), Authoring performance : the director in contemporary theatre Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan

Sidiropoulou, Avra ( 2018), Directions for directing : theatre and method ISBN: 9780415789271 (hardback : alk. paper); 9780415789288 (paperback : alk. paper); 9781315222905 (ebook), Abingdon/New York: Routledge. 

Simonsen, Barbara (2017), The Art of Rehearsal, London, New York, Bloomsbury Methuen Drama.  

Swain, Rob (2011), Directing : a handbook for emerging theatre directors, London: Methuen.

Turner, Cathy, and Synne Behrndt (2007), Dramaturgy and performance, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Unwin, Stephen (2004), So you want to be a theatre director?? London: Nick Hern Books.

Whitmore, Jon (1994), Directing postmodern theater : shaping signification in performance, University of Michigan Press.

This list was last updated on 22/10/2019