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Performance Art & Street Theatre -

Related categories: Music & Performing Arts / Arts & Creativity /
Related booklists: Theatre, Film, Politics and Activism, Theatre, Theatre - Costumes, Set, Design and Production,

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 7 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book To Reach the Clouds (The Walk) by Philippe Petit
    To Reach the Clouds (The Walk) - by Philippe Petit

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780571326907 | ISBN 10: 0571326900

    One night in 1974, a young Frenchman secretly - and illegally - rigged a tightrope between the twin towers of the World Trade Center. At daybreak, he gave the high-wire performance of all time, making eight crossings over the course of an hour, 110 f ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Clown Manifesto by P. Nalle Laanela and Stacey Sacks
    The Clown Manifesto - by P. Nalle Laanela and Stacey Sacks

    £12.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781783191192 | ISBN 10: 1783191198

    Part clown manual, part storytelling and part rant The Clown Manifesto covers the experiences, philosophies and methods of the clown performer/director/teacher Nalleslavski. A book for clowns, physical comedians, actors, musicians, jugglers, pu ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Reverend Billy Project from Rehearsal Hall to Super Mall with the Church of Life After Shopping by Savitri D & Bill Talen
    The Reverend Billy Project from Rehearsal Hall to Super Mall with the Church of Life After Shopping - by Savitri D & Bill Talen

    £19.50   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780472051564 | ISBN 10: 0472051563

    Reverend Billy, the revivalist preacher created by performance artist Bill Talen, has attracted an international following as he has railed in white suit and clerical collar against the evils of excessive consumerism and corporate irresponsibility. I ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Train of Ice and Fire: Mano Negra in Colombia by Ramon Chao, translated by Ann Wright
    The Train of Ice and Fire: Mano Negra in Colombia - by Ramon Chao, translated by Ann Wright

    £8.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781901927443 | ISBN 10: 190192744x

    "'Maybe it was the best adventure I ever had."(Manu Chao)Colombia, November 1993: a reconstructed old passenger train, bespangled with yellow butterflies, is carrying one hundred musicians, acrobats and artists on a daring adventure through the heart ... more

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  • Cover image of book Gorilla Theatre: A Practical Guide to Performing the New Outdoor Theatre Anywhere, Anytime by Christopher Carter Sanderson
    Gorilla Theatre: A Practical Guide to Performing the New Outdoor Theatre Anywhere, Anytime - by Christopher Carter Sanderson

    £23.99   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9780878301713 | ISBN 10: 0878301712

    On a warm evening a man is crying "Howl, howl, howl" as he carries in his arms the body of a young woman. This isn't urban violence, it's Gorilla Rep's production of King Lear.  There are no sets. The action uses available space: a parking lot, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Eyes on Stalks by John Fox
    Eyes on Stalks - by John Fox

    £18.99   paperback   (2002) - ISBN 13: 9780413761903 | ISBN 10: 0413761908

    John Fox is a prolific artist, print-maker, poet, designer, writer and also artistic director of Welfare State International, one of Britain's leading arts companies. Welfare State made their name in the 70s and 80s, with groundbreaking events such ... more

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  • Cover image of book Radical Street Performance: An International Anthology by Jan Cohen Cruz (editor)
    Radical Street Performance: An International Anthology - by Jan Cohen Cruz (editor)

    £28.99   paperback   (1998) - ISBN 13: 9780415152310 | ISBN 10: 0415152313

    The first volume to collect together an extensive array of writings on street theatre around the world from the perspective of scholars, activists, performers, directors, critics and journalists. More than thirty essays, exploring the myriad forms t ... more

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