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Dance

  • 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...

  • The Encyclopedia of World Balletby Mary Ellen Snodgrass

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 94.99

    This reference work of more than 160 entries focuses on the uniqueness of ballet in the arts and its contribution to the study and appreciation of rhythmic control and the body in motion. more...

  • The Phenomenology of Danceby Maxine Sheets-Johnstone

    Temple University Press 2015; US$ 19.95

    When The Phenomenology of Dance was first published in 1966, Maxine Sheets-Johnstone asked: ?When we look at a dance, what do we see?? Her questions, about the nature of our experience of dance and the nature of dance as a formed and performed art, are still provocative and acutely significant today. Sheets-Johnstone considers dance as an aesthetic... more...

  • Unterm Blick des Fremdenby Nikolaus Müller-Schöll; Leonie Otto

    transcript 2015; US$ 20.98

    Der Regisseur und Choreograph Laurent Chétouane entwickelte mit einer Reihe von Schauspielern, Tänzern und Laien einen Stil des Sprechens, der Bewegungsabläufe und des Zusammenspiels, der über seine eigene Arbeit hinaus wirkt und zu denken gibt. Im Dialog mit seiner Choreographie »Sacré Sacre du Printemps« finden die Autorinnen und Autoren dieses Buches... more...

  • Akram Khanby Royona Mitra

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 90.00

    Through seven key case studies from Khan's oeuvre, this book demonstrates how Akram Khan's 'new interculturalism' is a challenge to the 1980s western 'intercultural theatre' project, as a more nuanced and embodied approach to representing Othernesses, from his own position of the Other. more...

  • The Dancer's World, 1920 - 1945by Michael Huxley

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 45.00

    The Dancer's World 1920-1945 focuses on modern dancers as they saw themselves. Five chapters describe a narrative arc that encompasses Europe and the USA with a focus between 1920 and 1945. A final chapter considers contemporary relevance for dancers, dance artists, choreographers, dance students and scholars alike. more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Dance and Theaterby Nadine George-Graves

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 174.99

    The Oxford Handbook of Dance and Theater collects a critical mass of border-crossing scholarship on the intersections of dance and theatre. Taking corporeality as an idea that unites the work of dance and theater scholars and artists, and embodiment as a negotiation of power dynamics with important stakes, these essays focus on the politics and poetics... more...

  • Music and the Exotic from the Renaissance to Mozartby Ralph P. Locke

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 108.00

    Ralph P. Locke provides fresh insights into Western culture's increasing awareness of ethnic Otherness during the years 1500?1800. 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...