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You are currently browsing 21–30 of 145 new and published books in the subject of Dance — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. Dance Studies: The Basics

    By Jo Butterworth

    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: Exactly how do we define dance?...

    Published November 20th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Professional Practice in Sport Psychology

    A review

    Edited by Sheldon Hanton, Stephen Mellalieu

    Sport psychologists working with athletes, teams and sports performers are only as effective as their professional techniques and competencies will allow. This is the first book to offer a detailed and critical appraisal of the conceptual foundations of contemporary professional practice in sport...

    Published November 3rd 2011 by Routledge

  3. Beyond Words

    Movement Observation and Analysis, 2nd Edition

    By Carol-Lynne Moore, Kaoru Yamamoto

    Beyond Words presents a range of illuminating approaches to examining every day social interactions, to help the reader understand human movement in new ways. Carol-Lynne Moore and Kaoru Yamamoto build on the principles that they expertly explored in the first edition of the book, maintaining a...

    Published October 18th 2011 by Routledge

  4. 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 22nd 2011 by Routledge

  5. 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 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  6. 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 10th 2011 by Routledge

  7. 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 26th 2011 by Routledge

  8. 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 3rd 2010 by Routledge

  9. 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 13th 2010 by Routledge

  10. 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 10th 2010 by Routledge