Series Editor: F Chamberlain
Routledge – 2007 – 182 pages
Routledge Performance Practitioners is a series of introductory guides to the key theatre-makers of the last century. Each volume explains the background to and the work of one of the major influences on twentieth and twenty-first-century performance.
A dancer, teacher and choreographer, Mary Wigman was a leading innovator in expressionist dance. Her radical explorations of movement and dance theory are credited with expanding the scope of dance as a theatrical art in her native Germany and beyond. This book combines for the first time:
As a first step towards critical understanding, and as an initial exploration before going on to further primary research, Routledge Performance Practitioners are unbeatable value for today's student.
'Recommended.' - CHOICE
Mary Anne Santos Newhall is Assistant Professor of Dance at the University of New Mexico. She is also research director for the American Dance Legacy Institute at Brown University.