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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 143 new and published books in the subject of Dance — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Essential Acting

    A Practical Handbook for Actors, Teachers and Directors, 2nd Edition

    By Brigid Panet

    How do actors fuse thought, emotion and action within their creative process? Essential Acting is an inspired and reliable toolbox for actors and teachers in the classroom, the rehearsal room and the workshop. RADA’s Brigid Panet has distilled nearly 60 years of acting, directing and actor...

    Published May 20th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Dance Education around the World

    Perspectives on dance, young people and change

    Edited by Charlotte Svendler Nielsen, Stephanie Burridge

    Dance has the power to change the lives of young people. It is a force in shaping identity, affirming culture and exploring heritage in an increasingly borderless world. Creative and empowering pedagogies are driving curriculum development worldwide where the movement of peoples and cultures...

    Published April 21st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Moving Sites

    Investigating Site-Specific Dance Performance

    Edited by Victoria Hunter

    Moving Sites explores site-specific dance practice through a combination of analytical essays and practitioner accounts of their working processes. In offering this joint effort of theory and practice, it aims to provide dance academics, students and practitioners with a series of discussions that...

    Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Improvisation Studies Reader

    Spontaneous Acts

    Edited by Ajay Heble, Rebecca Caines

    Improvisation is a performance practice that animates and activates diverse energies of inspiration, critique, and invention. In recent years it has coalesced into an exciting and innovative new field of interdisciplinary scholarly inquiry, becoming a cornerstone of both practical and theoretical...

    Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Evolving Synergies

    Celebrating Dance in Singapore

    Edited by Stephanie Burridge, Caren Cariño

    Series: Celebrating Dance in Asia and the Pacific

    A comprehensive overview of the dance culture of Singapore, this book embodies storytelling, personal reflections, memories, and histories of the artists. The extensive calendar of events encompassing companies and soloists from diverse dance practices, such as Indian, Malay and Chinese and a...

    Published January 7th 2015 by Routledge India

  6. Preserving Dance Across Time and Space

    Edited by Lynn Matluck Brooks, Joellen A. Meglin

    Dance is the art least susceptible to preservation since its embodied, kinaesthetic nature has proven difficult to capture in notation and even in still or moving images. However, frameworks have been established and guidance made available for keeping dances, performances, and choreographers’...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  7. European Dance since 1989

    Communitas and the Other

    Edited by Joanna Szymajda

    This edited collection charts the development of contemporary dance in Central and Eastern Europe since the literal and symbolic revolutions of 1989. Central Europe and the former Soviet Bloc countries were a major presence in dance – particularly theatrical dance – throughout the twentieth...

    Published May 15th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Integrative Performance

    Practice and Theory for the Interdisciplinary Performer

    By Experience Bryon

    Integrative Performance serves a crucial need of 21st-century performers by providing a transdisciplinary approach to training. Its radical new take on performance practice is designed for a climate that increasingly requires fully rounded artists. The book critiques and interrogates key current...

    Published April 28th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Moving Oceans

    Celebrating Dance in the South Pacific

    Edited by Ralph Buck, Nicholas Rowe

    Series: Celebrating Dance in Asia and the Pacific

    Celebrating the diversity of dance across the South Pacific, this volume studies the various experiences, motivations and aims for dance, emerging from the voices of dance professionals in the islands. In particular, it focuses on the interplay of cultures and pathways of migration as people move...

    Published April 2nd 2014 by Routledge India

  10. Mixed Methods Research in the Movement Sciences

    Case Studies in Sport, Physical Education and Dance

    Edited by Oleguer Camerino, Marta Castaner, Teresa M Anguera

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science

    Mixed methods research techniques, combining both quantitative and qualitative elements, have become well established throughout the social, behavioural and natural sciences. This is the first book to focus on the application of mixed methods research in the movement sciences, specifically in sport...

    Published March 28th 2014 by Routledge