McCutcheon, Jade Rosina.

Embodied Consciousness : Performance Technologies - New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013. - 1 online resource (244 p.) - eBooks on Demand .

Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; Notes on Contributors; Introduction; 1 Consciousness and the Brain: A Window to the Mind; Part I: Pedagogy of Performance Training; 2 The Neuroscience of Performance Pedagogy; 3 Embodying Deep Practice: A Pedagogical Approach to Actor Training; 4 When Consciousness Fragments: A Personal Encounter with Stage Fright in Performance; Part II: Eastern Influences on Western Performance Training Technologies; 5 Motion in Stillness - Stillness in Motion: Contemplative Practice in the Performing Arts 6 Pause in Breath: Potential for Altered States of Consciousness in Traditional Indian Performance7 Embodied Consciousness: Warm-Up and Cool-Down; 8 Altered States: Radiating Consciousness in Michael Chekhov's Technique; Part III: Reception and Reflection in Contemporary Performance; 9 Irish Biopolitics and National (Un)Consciousness: Gerard Mannix Flynn's Public Performances of Inclusion; 10 The Performance Mirror: Self, Consciousness and Verbatim Theatre; 11 Oprah Feelin': Technologies of Reception in the Commercial Flash Mob; Part IV: Theorizing the Consciousness of Postmodern Performance 12 Re-examining Heidegger to Uncover Creativity in the Iteratively Bound Performer13 Aesthetic Encounters of a Collective Consciousness; 14 Metatheatre and Consciousness; Index

This volume of essays combines research from neuroscience, conscious studies, methods of training performers, modes of creating a staged narrative, Asian aesthetics, and post-modern theories of performance in an examination of the relationship between consciousness and performance.

9781137320056 85 (NL)

Performing arts -- Psychological aspects.

Electronic books.

PN1590.P76 E66 2013

792.01/9 792.019