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  1. Ballet Beyond Tradition

    By Anna Paskevska

    For nearly a century, the training of ballet and modern dancers has followed two divergent paths. Modern practitioners felt ballet was artificial and injurious to the body; ballet teachers felt that modern dancers lacked the rigorous discipline and control that comes only from years of progressive...

    Published October 25th 2004 by Routledge

  2. The Lure of Perfection

    Fashion and Ballet, 1780-1830

    By Judith Bennahum

    THE LURE OF PERFECTION: FASHION AND BALLET, 1780-1830 offers a unique look at how ballet influenced contemporary fashion and women's body image, and how street fashions in turn were reflected by the costumes worn by ballet dancers. Through years of research, the author has traced the interplay...

    Published October 17th 2004 by Routledge

  3. Speaking of Dance

    Twelve Contemporary Choreographers on Their Craft

    By Joyce Morgenroth

    Speaking of Dance: Twelve Contemporary Choreographers on Their Craft delves into the choreographic processes of some of America's most engaging and revolutionary dancemakers. Based on personal interviews, the book's narratives reveal the methods and quests of, among others, Merce Cunningham,...

    Published October 16th 2004 by Routledge

  4. Anna Halprin

    By Libby Worth, Helen Poynor

    Series: Routledge Performance Practitioners

    This guidebook traces the life's work of radical dance-maker Anna Halprin, documenting her early career as a modern dancer in the 1940s through to the development of her groundbreaking approach to dance as an accessible and life-enhancing art form. Tracing the evolution of the San Francisco Dancers...

    Published September 30th 2004 by Routledge

  5. Rethinking Dance History

    A Reader

    By Alexandra Carter

    By taking a fresh approach to the study of history in general, Alexandra Carter's Rethinking Dance History offers new perspectives on important periods in dance history and seeks to address some of the gaps and silences left within that history. Encompassing ballet, South Asian, modern dance forms...

    Published December 17th 2003 by Routledge

  6. Merce Cunningham

    The Modernizing of Modern Dance

    By Roger Copeland

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 15th 2003 by Routledge

  7. Dancing Female

    Edited by Sharon E. Friedler, Susan B. Glazer

    Series: Choreography and Dance Studies Series

    First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published August 28th 2003 by Routledge

  8. Performance Research V8 Issue

    First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published July 16th 2003 by Routledge

  9. Envisioning Dance on Film and Video

    Edited by Judy Mitoma, ELIZABETH ZIMMER, Dale Ann Stieber

    Virtually everyone working in dance today uses electronic media technology. Envisioning Dance on Film and Video chronicles this 100-year history and gives readers new insight on how dance creatively exploits the art and craft of film and video. In fifty-three essays, choreographers, filmmakers...

    Published July 2nd 2003 by Routledge

  10. Performance Research V8 Issu 1

    First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published May 14th 2003 by Routledge