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Members specializing in Body Language:

Anne James

anjames@exchange.fullerton.edu

Adam Noble

nobledynamic@gmail.comhttp://www.uh.edu/class/theatre-and-dance/
http://www.uh.edu/class/theatre-and-dance/about/faculty/index.php

Barbara Sellers-Young

basyoung@yorku.cahttp://dance.finearts.yorku.ca/faculty/bio/barbara-sellers-young

Bob Feldman

mail@bobfeldman.netwww.bobfeldman.net

Belinda Mello

bmello@alextechmotion.comwww.AlexTechMotion.com
www.Acting-Alexander.com

Catherine Madden

cathmadden@aol.comhttp://www.cathymadden.net/

Colum Morgan

cpmorgan1@gmail.com

Denise Rinehart

deniserinehart@gmail.comwww.theatreamoeba.org
https://www.facebook.com/CJUTheatre

Davis Robinson

drobinso@bowdoin.eduwww.beaujest.com
www.bowdoin.edu

Elizabeth Parks

eparks@austincollege.edu

Elizabeth Mozer

emozer@binghamton.edutheatreintheflesh.net
http://www2.binghamton.edu/theatre/faculty-and-staff/mozer.html

Erick Wolfe

erick@erickwolfe.comwww.erickwolfe.com

Christopher Beaulieu

creativelyindie@gmail.comhttp://creativelyindependent.net

Margo Kopec

margo@goinspired.comwww.goinspired.com

Joann Browning

jbrownin@udel.edu

Jeff Casazza

casazzaj@ipfw.edu

Jeffrey Lambdin

woole@mindspring.comwww.jefthemime.com
tomjefmime.com

Joe Herrera

veejoe7@yahoo.comwww.michaelchekhovstudioorlando.com

Jess Prichard

jessprichard@gmail.comwww.jessprichard.com

Joan Schirle

joans@dellarte.comwww.dellarte.com

Kevin Inouye

kevin@kevininouye.comwww.kevininouye.com
www.fightdesigner.com

Kate Meehan

katesmash@gmail.comwww.lafeniceaustin.org

Kali Quinn

kali_quinn@yahoo.comhttp://www.kaliquinn.com
http://www.dell-arte.org

Emily Davis

emily@messengertheatreco.orgfeldenkraisarts.com
messengertheatreco.org

micaela miranda

micaela@thefreedomtheatre.orgwww.thefreedomtheatre.org
www.creationunderoccupation.blogspot.com

Marianne Kubik

mmk4g@virginia.edu

Matthew R. Wilson

WilsonMatthewR@gmail.commatthewrwilson.com
factionoffools.org

Nick Erickson

nickwe@lsu.edutheatre.lsu.edu

Penny Maas

penny.maas@tcu.edu

Eliza Ladd

elizalasa@gmail.comwww.elizaladd.com

Rebekah Lane

rlane@towson.eduww.rebekahlane.com

Alison Henderson

chicagohenderson@comcast.netwww.recklessensembletheatre.org

Rachelle Tsachor

rtsachor@uic.eduhttp://theatreandmusic.uic.edu/profiledetails/311/296

Sandi Carroll

slc58@psu.edu

Sarah Barker

sabarker@sc.edueasyalexander.com

Sheila Kerrigan

kerrigan@mindspring.comwww.mimewhotalks.com
www.centerforartsintegration.org

Stefan Sittig

stefan.sittig@gmail.comwww.stefansittig.com
www.umuc.edu

Robyn Berg

professorrobynberg@gmail.comrobynberg.com

Tamala Bakkensen

tamalabakkensen@gmail.com

T. Anthony Marotta

NakedMasks@TAnthonyMarotta.comwww.tanthonymarotta.com

Terry Glaser

terry4thalia@pacbell.net

Jeremiah Black

wellingtonblack@hotmail.com35 Westfield Drive

Yo-El Cassell

ycassell@bu.edu

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Bibliography for Body Language

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  • Argelander, Ronald. “Scott Burton’s Behavior Tableaux (1970-72),” The Drama Review. 17(no. 3, 1973): 109-113.
  • Ashcraft, Norman and Albert E. Schflen. People Space. Garden City, NY: Anchor Press, 1976. Body language and its meanings in public and private spaces.
  • Axelrod, Alan. Putting Yourself Across: The Complete Guide to Power Words, Phrases & Body Language. Paramus/Prentice Hall, 1997. ISBN 0132425386
  • Axtell, Roger. Gestures: The Do’s & Taboos of Body Language Around the World. NY: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1997. ISBN 0471183423
  • Bacon, Wallace and Robert Breen. Language as Experience. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1969. “to learn something about an object, it is necessary to assume the attitude of the object” in chapter on “Language and Literature: Nonverbal Action.”
  • Barrault, Jean-Louis. “Concerning Gestures,” in The Theatre of Jean-Louis Barrault. New York: Hill and Wang, 1961. Against excessive and pointless gesture, by a mime turned actor.
  • Benedetti, Robert. “Acting is Moving,” Newsletter of the Stage Movement and Dance Project. 1(May 1972).
  • Best, David. Philosophy and Human Movement. London: George Allen and Unwin, 1978.
  • ________. Expression in Movement and the Arts. London: Lepus Books, Henry Kimpton Publishers, 1974.
  • Birdwhistell, Ray L. Kinesics and Context: Essays on Body Motion Communication. New York: Ballantine, 1972. A scientist looks at human expression.
  • Blackmuir, R. P. Language as Gesture. New York: Harcourt Brace, 1952.
  • Campbell, Douglas G., M.D. “Posture, A Gesture Towards Life,” Physiotherapy Review. 15(no. 2, 1935).
  • ________. “Your Actions Speak So Loudly . . .” Impulse Magazine. 1954.
  • Craft, Michael. Body Language. NY: Kensington Publishing Co. ISBN 1575664194
  • Critchley, Macdonald. Silent Language. London: Butterworth, 1975. Gestures in theatre, dance, daily life, occupations.
  • Cundiff, Merlyn. Kinesics: The Power of Silent Command. W. Nyack, NY: Parker Publishing Co., 1972.
  • Cutler, A. “Abstract Body Language: Documenting Women’s Bodies in Theatre.” New Theatre Quarterly, Vol. 14, No. 54 (May 1998), pp.111-118.
  • Darwin, Charles. The Expression of the Emotions in Men and Animals. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1965.
  • Davis, Flora. Inside Intuition: What We Know About Nonverbal Communication. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1973.
  • Davis, Martha. Body Movement and Nonverbal Communication: An Annotated Bibliography, 1971-1981. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1982. Sequel to Understanding Body Movement.
  • ________, ed. Interaction Rhythms. New York: Human Sciences Press, 1982.
  • ________. Towards Understanding the Intrinsic in Body Movement. Salem, NH: Ayer Co. Publishers, 1975. Body language touching on many fields, including drama, dance and mime.
  • ________. Understanding Body Movement: An Annotated Bibliography. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1972.
  • Ekman, Paul. “The Universal Smile: Face Muscles Talk Every Language,” Psychology Today. 9(September 1975): 35-39. Many facial expressions are read the same around the world.
  • Fast, Julius. Body Language. NY: Fine Communications, 1994. ISBN 1567310044
  • Ferguson, Suanne. Dancing Across the Curriculum: Learning Through Expression & Natural Movement. Fairfield: Pencil Point Press, Inc., 1997. ISBN 1881641694
  • Garrison, Jeffrey G. Body Language. NY: Kodansha America, Inc., 1991. ISBN 0870119559
  • Graves, Russell. “The Nature of Mime,” Educational Theatre Journal. 10(May 1978). Mimetic basis of speech; communicative effort.
  • Guthrie, R. Dale. Body Hot Spots. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Co., 1976. See charts using actors to show a scale of “social organs.”
  • Hadar, U. and B. Butterworth. “Iconic Gestures, Imagery, and World Retrieval in Speech.” Semiotica, Vol. 115, No.1-2 (1997), pp.147-172.
  • Hall, Edward. Beyond Culture. New York: Doubleday, 1976.
  • ________. The Hidden Dimension. New York: Anchor, 1969.
  • ________. The Silent Language. Garden City, NY: Anchor, 1969.
  • Harrison, Randall. “Body Language and Nonverbal Communication,” in Theatrical Movement, A Bibliographical Anthology. Bob Fleshman, ed. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1986.
  • Holding, Dennis. Human Skills. New York: John Wiley and Sons, 1989.
  • James, William T. “A Study of the Expression of Bodily Posture,” Journal of General Psychology. 7(1932): 405-37.
  • Kelly, V. “Melancholy Within and Without: Pascal and Body Language.” Romance Notes, Vol. 35, No. 3 (Spring 1995), pp.255-269.
  • Key, Mary Ritchie. Non-Verbal Communication: A Research Guide and Bibliography. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1977. Comprehensive; on arts and performance, culture, daily life, notation, animals, etc.
  • ________. Paralanguage and Kinesics. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1975.
  • Kirby, E. T. “Delsarte: Three Frontiers,” The Drama Review. 15(March 1972): 55-69.
  • Knapp, Mark L. Nonverbal Communication in Human Interaction. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1972. A broad overview with extensive bibliography.
  • Kurban, Michael J. Face & Body Language. Chicago: Libra Press, 1993. ISBN 0938863215
  • Kurtz, Ron and Hector Prestera. The Body Reveals: What Your Body Says About You. San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1984. 0-06-250488-6
  • Lamb, Warren and Elizabeth Watson. Body Code: The Meaning in Movement. Princeton, NJ: Princeton Book Company, 1987. A system of movement/character analysis based on effort-shape.
  • Lambert, David. Body Language. London: William Collins Sons & Co., Ltd., 1996. ISBN 0004709187
  • Lewis, David. The Body Language of Children: How Children Talk Before They Can Speak. Chicago: Independent Publishers Group, 1996. ISBN 0285633368
  • Lewis, Hedwig. Body Language: A Guide for Professionals. Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications, 1998. ISBN 0761992340
  • Lowen, Alexander. The Language of the Body. New York: MacMillan, 1971.
  • Lustig, Myron and Jolene Koester. Intercultural Competence. New York: Harper/Collins Collete Publishers, 1992.
  • Marlowe, Julia. “The Eloquence of Silence,” in Actors on Acting. New York: Crown, 1949.
  • McConnel, Joan. Ballet and Body Language. New York: n.p., 1977.
  • Mehrabian, Albert. Silent Messages. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth Publishing Co., 1971.
  • Miller, Jonathan. “Plays and Players,” in Non-Verbal Communication, Robert A. Hinde, ed. London: Cambridge University Press, 1977. Theatre and semiotics.
  • Morris, Desmond. Manwatching. New York: Abrams, 1982. A “field guide” to human behavior.
  • ________. and Peter Collett, Peter Marsh, and Marie O’Shaughnessy. Gestures. New York: Stein & Day, 1979. Origins and distribution of gestures in Europe.
  • Nelson, Nigel. Body Talk. New York: Thomson Learning, 1993.
  • Pardo, T. Earl. “Language of the Body,” Quarterly Journal of Speech Education. 9(June 1923): 252-58.
  • Pavis, Patrice. Language of the Stage. New York: PAJ Publishers, 1982. Essays in the semiotics of theatre, including gesture and body language; reflection on the notation of theatrical performance.
  • Quilliam, Susan. Sexual Body Talk: Understanding the Body Language of Attraction from First Glance to Sexual Happiness. Upland: Diane Publishing Company, 1998. ISBN 0788156470
  • Quilliam, Susan. Body Language Secrets. San Francisco: Thorsons, 1998. ISBN 0722535333
  • Robson, Pam. Body Language. Danbury: Franklin Watts Inc., 1997. ISBN 0531144682
  • Rosenthal, R., et al. “Body Talk and Tone of Voice: The Language Without Words,” Psychology Today. Vol. 8.
  • Ruesch, Jurgen and Wilson Kees. Nonverbal Communication. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1964. All forms: gesture, movement, signs, objects, etc.
  • Scheflen, Albert. How Behavior Means. New York: J. Aronson, 1974.
  • Sonesson, G. “The Multiple Bodies of Man: Project for a Semiotics of the Body.” Degres- Revue de Synthese a Orientation Semiologique, No. 74 (Summer 1993).
  • Spiegel, John and Pavel Machotka. Messages of the Body. New York: Free Press, 1974. Includes some material on theatre, art, and body language.
  • Steele, R. Don. Body Language Secrets: A Guide During Courtship and Dating. Whittier: Steel Balls Press, 1997. ISBN 0962067164
  • Wainwright, Gordon R. Body Language. Lincolnwood: N T C/Contemporary Publishing Co., 1995. ISBN 0844239097
  • Whiting, H. T. A. “Toward a Cognitive Psychology of Human Movement,” in Theatrical Movement: A Bibliographical Anthology, Bob Fleshman, ed. Metuchen, NJ: The Scarecrow Press, 1986.
  • Wolfgang, Aron, ed. Non-verbal Behavior: Application and Cultural Implications. New York: Academic Press, 1979.
  • Wundt, Wilhelm. The Language of Gestures. The Hague and Paris: Mouton, 1973. Forms of general communication: ethnic, the deaf, graphic art, and pictography.
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