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  1. Exhausting Dance

    Performance and the Politics of Movement

    By Andre Lepecki

    The only scholarly book in English dedicated to recent European contemporary dance, Exhausting Dance: Performance and the Politics of Movement examines the work of key contemporary choreographers who have transformed the dance scene since the early 1990s in Europe and the US. Through their vivid...

    Published December 12th 2005 by Routledge

  2. Teaching Dance Studies

    Edited by Judith Chazin-Bennahum

    Teaching Dance Studies is a practical guide, written by college professors and dancers/choreographers active in the field, introducing key issues in dance pedagogy. Many young people graduating from universities with degrees – either PhDs or MFAs – desire to teach dance, either in college settings...

    Published July 22nd 2005 by Routledge

  3. Labanotation

    The System of Analyzing and Recording Movement, 4th Edition

    By Ann Hutchinson Guest

    First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published January 24th 2005 by Routledge

  4. Finding Balance

    Fitness, Training, and Health for a Lifetime in Dance, 2nd Edition

    By Gigi Berardi

    Finding Balance: Fitness, Health, and Training for a Lifetime in Dance gives an overview of issues faced by all performing dancers: injury and treatment; technique and training; fitness; nutrition and diet; and career management. The text includes both easy-to-read overviews of each topic and...

    Published December 6th 2004 by Routledge

  5. 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 26th 2004 by Routledge

  6. 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 18th 2004 by Routledge

  7. 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 17th 2004 by Routledge

  8. 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 October 1st 2004 by Routledge

  9. 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 18th 2003 by Routledge

  10. 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 16th 2003 by Routledge