Search - List of Books by Richard Schechner

Richard Schechner (born August 23, 1934) is Professor of Performance Studies at the Tisch School of the Arts, New York University, editor of TDR: The Drama Review, and artistic director of East Coast Artists. His BA is from Cornell University (1956), MA from the University of Iowa (1958), and PhD from Tulane University (1962). Schechner is one of the founders of the Performance Studies department of the Tisch School of the Arts, New York University (NYU). He also founded The Performance Group, an experimental theater troupe. Schechner was artistic director of TPG from its start in 1967 (during a workshop) until 1980 when TPG changed its name to The Wooster Group which continues under the leadership of Elizabeth LeCompte. The home of both TPG and TWG is the Performing Garage in New York's SoHo district, acquired by Schechner in 1968. In 1992, Schechner founded a new theater company, East Coast Artists, of which he was the artistic director until 2009. At that point, Benjamin Mosse became ECA's artistic director. Schechner continues to work with ECA.

Schechner is married to Carol Martin and the father of two children, Samuel MacIntosh Schechner and Sophia Martin Schechner.

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Total Books: 28
Performed Imaginaries
2014 - Performed Imaginaries (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781138788695
ISBN-10: 1138788694
Genres: Arts & Photography, Humor & Entertainment

Performance Studies An Introduction
Estudios de la representacion Una introduccion
2012 - Estudios De La Representacion Una Introduccion [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9786071609373
ISBN-10: 6071609372
Genre: Arts & Photography

Performance Studies 2E An Introduction
2006 - Performance Studies 2e an Introduction (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780415372466
ISBN-10: 0415372461
Genres: Arts & Photography, Humor & Entertainment

Over Under and Around Essays on Performance and Culture
2004 - Over Under and Around Essays on Performance and Culture (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788170462620
ISBN-10: 8170462622

Performance Theory
2003 - Performance Theory [Routledgeclassics] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780415314558
ISBN-10: 0415314550
Genre: Arts & Photography

Environmental Theater
2000 - Environmental Theater [Applause Acting Series] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781557831781
ISBN-10: 1557831785
Genres: Arts & Photography, Literature & Fiction, Reference

The End of Humanism
1991 - The End of Humanism [PAJ Books] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780933826182
ISBN-10: 0933826184
Genres: Arts & Photography, Science & Math, Engineering & Transportation

The Engleburt Stories North to the Tropics
1987 - The Engleburt Stories North to the Tropics (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781555540241
ISBN-10: 1555540244
Genre: Children's Books

Between Theater and Anthropology
1985 - Between Theater and Anthropology (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780812212259
ISBN-10: 0812212258
Genres: Arts & Photography, Nonfiction

Ritual Play and Performance Readings in the Social Sciences-Theatre
Performative Circumstances from the Avant Garde to Ramlila
Theatres spaces environments Eighteen projects
Theatres Spaces Environments Eighteen Projects (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780910482639
ISBN-10: 0910482632

Essays on performance theory 1970-1976
Essays on Performance Theory 1970-1976 (Other)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780910482813
ISBN-10: 0910482810