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You are currently browsing 41–50 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. 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 18th 2008 by Routledge

  2. 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 28th 2007 by Routledge

  3. 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 8th 2007 by Routledge

  4. 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 7th 2007 by Routledge

  5. 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 11th 2006 by Routledge

  6. A Queer History of the Ballet

    By Peter Stoneley

    Designed for students, scholars and general readers with an interest in dance and queer history, A Queer History of the Ballet focuses on how, as makers and as audiences, queer men and women have helped to develop many of the texts, images, and legends of ballet. Presenting a series of historical...

    Published October 6th 2006 by Routledge

  7. Judson Dance Theater

    Performative Traces

    By Ramsay Burt

    "The Judson Dance Theatre "explores the work and legacy of one of the most influential of all dance companies, which first performed at the Judson Memorial Church in downtown Manhattan in the early 1960s. There, a group of choreographers and dancers--including future well-known artists Twyla Tharp,...

    Published June 29th 2006 by Routledge

  8. Dance Movement Therapy

    Theory, Research and Practice, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Helen Payne

    What can dance movement contribute to psychotherapy? This thoroughly updated edition of Dance Movement Therapy echoes the increased world-wide interest in dance movement therapy and makes a strong contribution to the emerging awareness of the nature of embodiment in psychotherapy. Recent research...

    Published May 25th 2006 by Routledge

  9. Hijikata Tatsumi and Ohno Kazuo

    By Sondra Fraleigh, Tamah Nakamura

    Series: Routledge Performance Practitioners

    This compact, well-illustrated and clearly written book unravels the contribution of two of modern theatre’s most charismatic innovators. Hijikata Tatsumi and Ohno Kazuo is the first book to combine: an account of the founding of Japanese butoh through the partnership of Hijikata and Ohno,...

    Published May 12th 2006 by Routledge

  10. Making Video Dance

    A Step-by-Step Guide to Creating Dance for the Screen

    By Katrina McPherson

    Since the advent of digital video technology, ’dance on camera’ has become an increasingly popular, and important genre of dance. This is the first ever ’how-to’ manual for choreographers, dancers and students who want to make dance films. Specifically written from a personal experience of a...

    Published May 4th 2006 by Routledge