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Theatrical Dancing

  • Using the Skyby Deborah Hay

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 39.95

    In the mid 1990?s Deborah Hay?s work took a new turn. From her early experiments with untrained dancers, and after a decade of focusing on solo work, the choreographer began to explore new grounds of choreographic notation and transmission by working with experienced performers and choreographers. Using the Sky: a dance follows a similar path as... more...

  • Butoh Dance Trainingby Juju Alishina; Corinna Torregiani

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 39.95

    Drawing on avant garde and classical Japanese dance traditions, the Alishina Method offers a systematized approach to Butoh dance training for the first time in its history. With practical instruction and fully illustrated exercises, this book teaches readers:· basic body training and expression exercises· exercises to cultivate Qi (energy) and to... more...

  • Choreographie des Klangs ? Zwischen Abstraktion und Erzählung | Choreography of Sound ? Between Abstraction and Narrationby Ekkehard Skoruppa; Marie-Luise Goerke; Gaby Hartel; Hans Sarkowicz

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2015; Not Available

    Das Radio, seit neunzig Jahren spezialisiert auf die künstlerische, dokumentarische oder realitätsabbildende Repräsentation der Welt durch das akustisch Gestaltete, ist das Chamäleon unter den Medien: flink und ständig wandelbar. Die Beweglichkeit, Offenheit und Breitenwirkung des Radios hat Künstler seit jeher angezogen. Welche Spielräume nun das... more...

  • Choreografischer Baukasten. Das Buchby Gabriele Klein

    transcript 2015; US$ 25.76

    Der »Choreografische Baukasten« ist eine an der zeitgenössischen choreografischen Praxis orientierte 'Werkzeugkiste'. Er entstand in Zusammenarbeit mit international renommierten Choreograf_innen, die Erfahrungen aus eigenen künstlerischen Projekten eingebracht haben. Der Baukasten präsentiert ein breites Spektrum zeitgenössischer choreografischer... more...

  • Moving Sitesby Victoria Hunter

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Moving Sites explores site-specific dance practice through a combination of analytical essays and practitioner accounts of their working processes. In offering this joint effort of theory and practice, it aims to provide dance academics, students and practitioners with a series of discussions that shed light both on approaches to making this type... more...

  • Multiplicity, Embodiment and the Contemporary Dancerby Jennifer Roche

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 90.00

    This book explores the co-creative practice of contemporary dancers solely from the point of view of the dancer. It reveals multiple dancing perspectives, drawn from interviews, current writing and evocative accounts from inside the choreographic process, illuminating the myriad ways that dancers contribute to the production of dance culture. more...

  • Dancing the Fairy Taleby Laura Katz Rizzo

    Temple University Press 2015; US$ 22.95

    In Dancing the Fairy Tale, Laura Katz Rizzo claims that The Sleeping Beauty is both a metaphor for ballet itself, and a powerful case study for examining ballet and its production and performance. Using Marius Petipa and Pyotr Tchaikovsky's classical dance--specifically as it was staged in Philadelphia over nearly 70 years--Katz Rizzo looks at the... more...

  • The Many Faces of Josephine Bakerby Peggy Caravantes

    Chicago Review Press 2015; US$ 15.99

    A complete biographical look at the complex life of a world-famous entertainer   With determination and audacity, Josephine Baker turned her comic and musical abilities into becoming a worldwide icon of the Jazz Age. The Many Faces of Josephine Baker: Dancer, Singer, Activist, Spy provides the first in-depth portrait of this remarkable woman... more...

  • Am Rand der Körperby Susanne Foellmer

    transcript 2015; US$ 37.21

    Seit Beginn der 1990er Jahre liegt ein Fokus im Tanz auf der Materialität des Körpers in Bewegung. Fern von repräsentativen Gesten wird er verformt und dekonstruiert. Zunehmend ergibt sich dabei ein enger Zusammenhang zwischen fluktuierenden Körperkonzepten und dem Befund einer Patternbildung solcher künstlerischen Produktionen. Das Buch geht diesem... more...