Time and Performer Training

Mark Evans (Editor), Libby Worth (Editor), Konstantinos Thomaidis (Editor)

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Time and Performer Training addresses the importance and centrality of time and temporality to the practices, processes and conceptual thinking of performer training. Notions of time are embedded in almost every aspect of performer training, and so contributors to this book look at:

age/aging and children in the training context
how training impacts over a lifetime
the duration of training and the impact of training regimes over time
concepts of timing and the ‘right’ time
how time is viewed from a range of international training perspectives
collectives, ensembles and fashions in training, their decay or endurance.
Through focusing on time and the temporal in performer training, this book offers innovative ways of integrating research into studio practices. It also steps out beyond the more traditional places of training to open up time in relation to contested training practices that take place online, in festival spaces and in folk or amateur practices.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon & New York
Number of pages270
ISBN (Print)9780815396284, 9780815396277
Publication statusPublished - 6 Feb 2019

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Visual Arts and Performing Arts


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