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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 44 new and published books in the subject of Choreography — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Preserving Dance Across Time and Space

    Edited by Lynn Matluck Brooks, Joellen A. Meglin

    Dance is the art least susceptible to preservation since its embodied, kinaesthetic nature has proven difficult to capture in notation and even in still or moving images. However, frameworks have been established and guidance made available for keeping dances, performances, and choreographers’...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Moving Oceans

    Celebrating Dance in the South Pacific

    Edited by Ralph Buck, Nicholas Rowe

    Series: Celebrating Dance in Asia and the Pacific

    Celebrating the diversity of dance across the South Pacific, this volume studies the various experiences, motivations and aims for dance, emerging from the voices of dance professionals in the islands. In particular, it focuses on the interplay of cultures and pathways of migration as people move...

    Published April 2nd 2014 by Routledge India

  3. Beyond Words

    Movement Observation and Analysis, 2nd Edition

    By Carol-Lynne Moore, Kaoru Yamamoto

    Beyond Words presents a range of illuminating approaches to examining every day social interactions, to help the reader understand human movement in new ways. Carol-Lynne Moore and Kaoru Yamamoto build on the principles that they expertly explored in the first edition of the book, maintaining a...

    Published October 19th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Fifty Contemporary Choreographers

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Martha Bremser, Lorna Sanders

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    A unique and authoritative guide to the lives and work of prominent living contemporary choreographers. Representing a wide range of dance genres, each entry locates the individual in the context of modern dance theatre and explores their impact. Those studied include: Jerome Bel Richard Alston...

    Published March 11th 2011 by Routledge

  5. William Forsythe and the Practice of Choreography

    It Starts From Any Point

    By Steven Spier

    William Forsythe’s reinvigoration of classical ballet during his 20-year tenure at the Ballett Frankfurt saw him lauded as one of the greatest choreographers of the postwar era. His current work with The Forsythe Company has gone even further to challenge and investigate fundamental assumptions...

    Published January 27th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Choreographing Empathy

    Kinesthesia in Performance

    By Susan Leigh Foster

    "This is an urgently needed book – as the question of choreographing behavior enters into realms outside of the aesthetic domains of theatrical dance, Susan Foster writes a thoroughly compelling argument." – André Lepecki, New York University "May well prove to be one of Susan Foster’s most...

    Published November 4th 2010 by Routledge

  7. A Choreographer's Handbook

    By Jonathan Burrows

    On choreography: "Choreography is a negotiation with the patterns your body is thinking" On rules: "Try breaking the rules on a need to break the rules basis" A Choreographer’s Handbook invites the reader to investigate how and why to make a dance performance. In an inspiring and unusually...

    Published May 14th 2010 by Routledge

  8. 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 28th 2009 by Routledge

  9. 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 25th 2008 by Routledge

  10. 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 4th 2008 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Deborah Hay's Turn Your F^*king Head
    By Deborah Hay, Becky Edmunds
    To Be Published July 31st 2015
  2. Using the Sky: a dance
    By Deborah Hay
    To Be Published October 15th 2015
  3. Dance Production: Design and Technology
    By Jeromy Hopgood
    To Be Published November 11th 2015
  4. Movement, Memory and Metaphor in Jasmin Vardimon's Dance Theatre
    By Jasmin Vardimon, Libby Worth
    To Be Published January 15th 2016
  5. Choreography: The Basics
    By Erica Stanton
    To Be Published April 1st 2016

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