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  1. Yes? No! Maybe…

    Seductive Ambiguity in Dance

    By Emilyn Claid

    Covering fifty years of British dance, from Margot Fonteyn to innovative contemporary practitioners such as Wendy Houstoun and Nigel Charnock, Yes? No! Maybe is an innovative approach to performing and watching dance. Emilyn Claid brings her life experience and interweaves it with academic theory...

    Published April 6th 2006 by Routledge

  2. Anarchic Dance

    Edited by Liz Aggiss, Billy Cowie

    Liz Aggiss and Billy Cowie, known collectively as Divas Dance Theatre, are renowned for their highly visual, interdisciplinary brand of dance performance that incorporates elements of theatre, film, opera, poetry and vaudevillian humour. Anarchic Dance, consisting of a book and...

    Published January 31st 2006 by Routledge

  3. Beyond Dance

    Laban's Legacy of Movement Analysis

    By Eden Davies

    Beyond Dance: Laban's Legacy of Movement Analysis offers students of dance and movement a brief introduction to the life and work of Rudolf Laban, and how this work has been extended into the fields of movement therapy, communications, early childhood development, and other fields. While many dance...

    Published January 13th 2006 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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