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You are currently browsing 31–40 of 142 new and published books in the subject of Dance — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. 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 27th 2009 by Routledge

  2. 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 24th 2008 by Routledge

  3. 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 11th 2008 by Routledge

  4. 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 5th 2008 by Routledge

  5. 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 3rd 2008 by Routledge

  6. Stage Presence

    By Jane Goodall

    Focusing on examples of live performance in drama, dance, opera and light entertainment, Jane Goodall explores a characteristic as compelling and enigmatic as the performers who demonstrate it. The mysterious quality of ‘presence’ in a performer has strong resonances with the uncanny. It is...

    Published April 17th 2008 by Routledge

  7. Dance Discourses

    Keywords in Dance Research

    Edited by Susanne Franco, Marina Nordera

    Focusing on politics, gender, and identities, a group of international dance scholars provide a broad overview of new methodological approaches – with specific case studies – and how they can be applied to the study of ballet and modern dance. With an introduction exploring the...

    Published November 27th 2007 by Routledge

  8. Reworking the Ballet

    Counter Narratives and Alternative Bodies

    By Vida L. Midgelow

    Challenging and unsettling their predecessors, modern choreographers such as Matthew Bourne, Mark Morris and Masaki Iwana have courted controversy and notoriety by reimagining the most canonical of Classical and Romantic ballets. In this book, Vida L. Midgelow illustrates the ways in which these...

    Published November 7th 2007 by Routledge

  9. Physical Theatres: A Critical Reader

    Edited by John Keefe, Simon Murray

    Physical Theatres: A Critical Reader is an invaluable resource for students of physically orientated theatre and performance. This book aims to trace the roots and development of physicality in theatre by combining practical experience of the field with a strong historical and theoretical...

    Published November 6th 2007 by Routledge

  10. Physical Culture, Power, and the Body

    Edited by Patricia Vertinsky, Jennifer Hargreaves

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Sport

    During the past decade, there has been an outpouring of books on 'the body' in society, but none has focused as specifically on physical culture - that is, cultural practices such as sport and dance within which the moving physical body is central. Questions are raised about the character of the...

    Published October 10th 2006 by Routledge