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Dance

  • The Oxford Handbook of Dance and Wellbeingby Vicky Karkou; Sue Oliver; Sophia Lycouris

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 174.99

    The Oxford Handbook of Dance and Wellbeing considers various applications of dance in promoting wellbeing. The handbook's five sections encompass diverse perspectives on dance and related movement practices, including physical, socio-cultural and emotional aspects; performance; education; community; and dance in health care settings. Within these... more...

  • Creative Ballet Teachingby Cadence Whittier

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 150.00

    How do teachers create a classroom environment that promotes collaborative and inquiry-based approaches to learning ballet? How do teachers impart the stylistic qualities of ballet while also supporting each dancer’s artistic instincts and development of a personal style? How does ballet technique education develop the versatility and creativity needed... more...

  • Honest Bodiesby Hannah Kosstrin

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 34.99

    Using new archival discoveries and interviews, Honest Bodies illustrates how Anna Sokolow's choreography circulated American modernism internationally from the 1930s to the 1960s. Author Hannah Kosstrin argues that Sokolow's dances embodied the relationship between Communist ideals and Jewish culture. more...

  • Rock Hardby JoZie Di Maria

    Clink Street Publishing 2017; US$ 7.49

    If there's one woman who rocks harder than anyone it's JoZie DiMaria. Gorgeous, outrageously fit and heavily tattooed, DiMaria has worked as a dancer with - and a trainer for - some of the biggest names in rock music. Having toured with legendary bands like Mötley Crüe, Papa Roach and Jane's Addiction, she has lived a life that most people could only... more...

  • Gender and Dance in Modern Iranby Ida Meftahi

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

     Gender and Dance in Modern Iran: Biopolitics on Stage investigates the ways dancing bodies have been providing evidence for competing representations of modernity, urbanism, and religiosity across the twentieth century. Focusing on the transformation of the staged dancing body, its space of performance, and spectatorial cultural ideology, this... more...

  • Performing Queer Modernismby Penny Farfan

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 33.99

    Focusing on well-known plays and performances of the late nineteenth- and early twentieth-centuries, Performing Queer Modernism demonstrates that queer performance was integral to modernism, that queer modernist performance played a key role in the historical emergence of modern sexual identities, and that it anticipated the insights of contemporary... more...

  • Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts School & Campby Dagny McKinley

    The History Press 2017; US$ 12.99

    In 1914, Charlotte Perry and Portia Mansfield envisioned a secluded institution nestled in the mountains, where art and nature could intersect. By the 1920s, their remote Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts School & Camp in Steamboat Springs was serving as a hub for top dancers such as José Limon and Harriette Ann Gray to hone their craft. In addition... more...

  • Dance, Access and Inclusionby Stephanie Burridge; Charlotte Svendler Nielsen

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 53.95

    The arts have a crucial role in empowering young people with special needs through diverse dance initiatives. Inclusive pedagogy that integrates all students in rich, equitable and just dance programmes within education frameworks is occurring alongside enabling projects by community groups and in the professional dance world where many high-profile... more...

  • The Carole: A Study of a Medieval Danceby Robert Mullally

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    The carole was the principal social dance in France and England from c. 1100 to c. 1400 and was frequently mentioned in French and English medieval literature. However, it has been widely misunderstood by contributors in recent citations in dictionaries and reference books, both linguistic and musical. The carole was performed by all classes of society... more...

  • Rethinking Dance Historyby Larraine Nicholas; Geraldine Morris

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    The need to ‘rethink’ and question the nature of dance history has not diminished since the first edition of Rethinking Dance History . This revised second edition addresses the needs of an ever-evolving field, with new contributions considering the role of digital media in dance practice; the expansion of performance philosophy; and the increasing... more...