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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 144 new and published books in the subject of Dance — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. 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 11th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 August 29th 2014 by Routledge India

  3. 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 July 29th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 27th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 1st 2014 by Routledge India

  7. 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 27th 2014 by Routledge

  8. From Petipa to Balanchine

    Classical Revival and the Modernisation of Ballet

    By Tim Scholl

    In this rich interdisciplinary study Tim Scholl provides a provocative and timely re-evaluation of the development of ballet from the 1880s to the middle of the twentieth century. In the light of a thoughtful re-appraisal of dance classicism he locates the roots of modern ballet in the works of...

    Published February 17th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Never Far from Dancing

    Ballet artists in new roles

    Edited by Barbara Newman

    A series of interviews with some of the foremost dancers in twentieth-century ballet, Never Far from Dancing reflects on the paths that their careers have taken since they retired from the stage. Barbara Newman has expertly edited each of her interviews to read as a monologue, addressing every...

    Published November 17th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Bodily Expression in Electronic Music

    Perspectives on Reclaiming Performativity

    Edited by Deniz Peters, Gerhard Eckel, Andreas Dorschel

    Series: Routledge Research in Music

    In this book, scholars and artists explore the relation between electronic music and bodily expression from perspectives including aesthetics, philosophy of mind, phenomenology, dance and interactive performance arts, sociology, computer music and sonic arts, and music theory, transgressing...

    Published November 7th 2013 by Routledge