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Dance

  • Playable Bodiesby Kiri Miller

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 19.99

    Playable Bodies shows how dance video games work as engines of humor, social risk, and intimacy, urging players to dance like nobody's watching-while being tracked by motion-sensing interfaces in their living rooms. Author Kiri Miller looks at game design and player experiences across media platforms, presenting a new theory of "intimate media." more...

  • What Moves You?by Charlotte Nichol; Lise Uytterhoeven

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    Every dissertation is individual and unique - particularly for dance students, who must combine a wide range of approaches into a tailor-made research methodology. What Moves You? fosters a creative approach to dissertations and final projects. By guiding the development of a personal study program, this volume encourages dance students to take... more...

  • Dance Leadershipby Jane M. Alexandre

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 84.45

    This ?what is??rather than ?how to?? volume proposes a theoretical framework for understanding dance leadership for dancers, leaders, and students of both domains, illustrated by portraits of leaders in action in India, South Africa, UK, US, Brazil and Canada. What is dance leadership? Who practices it, in what setting, and why? Through performance,... more...

  • Danseby Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2017; US$ 4.99

    Partez à la découverte de la danse avec ce Grand Article Universalis ! Dans son acception la plus générale, la danse est l'art de mouvoir le corps humain selon un certain accord entre l'espace et le temps, accord rendu perceptible grâce au rythme et à la composition chorégraphique. Un ouvrage spécialement conçu pour le numérique afin d?en savoir... more...

  • Dance and Genderby Wendy Oliver; Doug Risner

    University Press of Florida 2017; US$ 84.95

    "Few volumes tackle the issue of gender and dance with such currency. A work of high quality, thorough in its composition, impeccable in its rigor, and far reaching in its approach."--Julie Kerr-Berry, Minnesota State University, Mankato"Generous with data, this collection of accessible research will inspire a variety of emotions from anger to fascination,... more...

  • Jasmin Vardimon's Dance Theatreby Libby Worth; Jasmin Vardimon

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 49.95

    Jasmin Vardimon?s Dance Theatre offers an unusual, intimate insight into the devising and training processes of a choreographer in the midst of her practice. Libby Worth and Jasmin Vardimon take a collaborative approach to recording and exploring the working processes of Vardimon and her company, chronicling the development of specific productions... more...

  • Performing Koreaby Patrice Pavis

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 71.19

    This new book from one of the world's leading theatre scholars focuses on the way that Korean culture and society 'presents' itself in the performing arts and through cultural performance. Patrice Pavis explores a wide range of Korean cultural productions across theatre, film, performance and music to re-evaluate the current state of theories of globalization... more...

  • The Aging Body in Danceby Nanako Nakajima; Gabriele Brandstetter

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 49.95

    What does it mean to be able to move? The Aging Body in Dance brings together leading scholars and artists from a range of backgrounds to investigate cultural ideas of movement and beauty, expressiveness and agility. Contributors focus on Euro-American and Japanese attitudes towards aging and performance, including studies of choreographers,... more...

  • Movement for Actorsby Nicole Potter; Barbara Adrian; Mary Fleischer

    Allworth Press 2017; US$ 22.99

    In this updated rich resource for actors, renowned movement teachers and directors reveal the physical skills needed for the stage and the screen. Readers will gain remarkable insights into the physical skills and techniques used in a wide variety of performance styles through ready-to-use exercises and approaches. Included in this new edition are... more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Dance and Politicsby Rebekah J. Kowal; Gerald Siegmund; Randy Martin

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 149.99

    The Oxford Handbook of Dance and Politics presents cutting edge research investigating not only how dance achieves its politics, but also how notions of the political are themselves expanded when viewed from the perspective of dance. more...