Dance Studies: The Basics
Routledge – 2011 – 216 pages
Series: The Basics
A concise introduction to the study of dance ranging from the practical aspects such as technique and choreography to more theoretical considerations such as aesthetic appreciation and the place of dance in different cultures. This book answers questions such as:
Featuring a glossary, chronology of dance history and list of useful websites, this book is the ideal starting point for anyone interested in the study of dance.
Introduction 1. Training for Dance 2. Making Dances 3. Dance Theatre History 4. Performing Dances 5. Appreciating Dance 6. Applied Dance Studies First steps in Studying Dance. Glossary
Dr Jo Butterworth is currently Professor of Dance Studies at the University of Malta where she established a new department in 2010. Formally Senior Lecturer at the University of Leeds, she was also responsible for the MA in Choreography at Fontys Dansacademie, The Netherlands.