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You are currently browsing 31–40 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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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. The Art and Science of Dance/Movement Therapy

    Life Is Dance

    Edited by Sharon Chaiklin, 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

  6. Contemporary Choreography

    A Critical Reader

    Edited by Jo Butterworth, Liesbeth Wildschut

    This innovative text provides a range of articles covering choreographic enquiry, investigation into the creative process, and traditional understandings of dance making. Contemporary Choreography features contributions by practitioners and researchers from Europe, America, Africa, Australasia and...

    Published May 28th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Pina Bausch

    By Royd Climenhaga

    Series: Routledge Performance Practitioners

    Routledge Performance Practitioners is a series of introductory guides to the key theatre-makers of the last century. Each volume explains the background to and the work of one of the major influences on twentieth- and twenty-first-century performance. This book is the first English language...

    Published November 25th 2008 by Routledge

  8. Mary Wigman

    By Mary Anne Santos Newhall

    Series: Routledge Performance Practitioners

    Routledge Performance Practitioners is a series of introductory guides to the key theatre-makers of the last century. Each volume explains the background to and the work of one of the major influences on twentieth and twenty-first-century performance. A dancer, teacher and choreographer,...

    Published November 12th 2008 by Routledge

  9. Rudolf Laban

    By Karen K. Bradley

    Series: Routledge Performance Practitioners

    Rudolf Laban was one of the leading dance theorists of the twentieth century. His work on dance analysis and notation raised the status of dance as both an art form and a scholarly discipline. This is the first book to combine: an overview of Laban's life, work and influences an exploration of...

    Published October 6th 2008 by Routledge

  10. Further Steps 2

    Fourteen Choreographers on What's the R.A.G.E. in Modern Dance, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Constance Kreemer

    Further Steps 2 brings together New York’s foremost choreographers – among them MacArthur ‘Genius’ award winners Meredith Monk and Bill T. Jones – to discuss the past, present and future of dance in the US. In a series of exclusive and enlightening interviews, this diverse selection...

    Published June 4th 2008 by Routledge