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  1. The Laban Sourcebook

    Edited by Dick McCaw

    Rudolf Laban (1879 – 1958) was a pioneer in dance and movement, who found an extraordinary range of application for his ideas; from industry to drama, education and therapy. Laban believed that you can understand about human beings by observing how they move, and devised two complimentary methods...

    Published June 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  2. Pedagogy and Human Movement

    Theory, Practice, Research

    By Richard Tinning

    Series: Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    Across the full range of human movement studies and their many sub-disciplines, established institutional practices and forms of pedagogy are used to (re)produce valued knowledge about human movement. Pedagogy and Human Movement explores this pedagogy in detail to reveal its applications and...

    Published March 24th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Fifty Contemporary Choreographers

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Martha Bremser, Lorna Sanders

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    A unique and authoritative guide to the lives and work of prominent living contemporary choreographers. Representing a wide range of dance genres, each entry locates the individual in the context of modern dance theatre and explores their impact. Those studied include: Jerome Bel Richard Alston...

    Published March 11th 2011 by Routledge

  4. William Forsythe and the Practice of Choreography

    It Starts From Any Point

    By Steven Spier

    William Forsythe’s reinvigoration of classical ballet during his 20-year tenure at the Ballett Frankfurt saw him lauded as one of the greatest choreographers of the postwar era. His current work with The Forsythe Company has gone even further to challenge and investigate fundamental assumptions...

    Published January 27th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Choreographing Empathy

    Kinesthesia in Performance

    By Susan Leigh Foster

    "This is an urgently needed book – as the question of choreographing behavior enters into realms outside of the aesthetic domains of theatrical dance, Susan Foster writes a thoroughly compelling argument." – André Lepecki, New York University "May well prove to be one of Susan Foster’s most...

    Published November 4th 2010 by Routledge

  6. A Choreographer's Handbook

    By Jonathan Burrows

    On choreography: "Choreography is a negotiation with the patterns your body is thinking" On rules: "Try breaking the rules on a need to break the rules basis" A Choreographer’s Handbook invites the reader to investigate how and why to make a dance performance. In an inspiring and unusually...

    Published May 14th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Invisible Connections

    Dance, Choreography and Internet Communities

    By Sita Popat

    Series: Innovations in Art and Design

    The first and only book to focus on dance on the Internet, Sita Popat’s fascinating Invisible Connections examines how Internet and communication technologies offer dance and theatre new platforms for creating and performing work, and how opportunities for remote interaction and collaboration are...

    Published February 11th 2010 by Routledge

  8. The Routledge Dance Studies Reader

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Alexandra Carter, Janet O'Shea

    The second edition of The Routledge Dance Studies Reader offers fresh critical perspectives on classic and modern dance forms, including ballroom, tango, Hip-hop, site-specific performance, and disability in dance. Alexandra Carter and Janet O’Shea deliver a substantially revised and updated...

    Published January 22nd 2010 by Routledge

  9. Dance Matters

    Performing India on Local and Global Stages

    Edited by Pallabi Chakravorty, Nilanjana Gupta

    This volume presents a multidisciplinary perspective on dance scholarship and practice as they have evolved in India and its diaspora, outlining how dance histories have been written and re-written, how aesthetic and pedagogical conventions have changed and are changing, and how politico-economic...

    Published December 2nd 2009 by Routledge India

  10. The Art and Science of Dance/Movement Therapy

    Life Is Dance

    Edited by Sharon Chaiklin, Sharon Chaiklin, Hilda Wengrower, Hilda Wengrower

    The Art and Science of Dance/Movement Therapy offers both a broad understanding and an in-depth view of how and where dance therapy can be used to produce change. The chapters go beyond the basics that characterize much of the literature on dance/movement therapy, and each of the topics...

    Published July 28th 2009 by Routledge