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  • Staging Ghanaby Paul Schauert

    Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 29.99

    The Ghana Dance Ensemble takes Ghana?s national culture and interprets it in performance using authentic dance forms adapted for local or foreign audiences. Often, says Paul Schauert, the aims of the ensemble and the aims of the individual performers work in opposition. Schauert discusses the history of the dance troupe and its role in Ghana?s post-independence... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Temple (NHB Modern Plays)by Steve Waters

    Nick Hern Books 2015; US$ 14.57

    On 15 October 2011 Occupy London makes camp outside St Paul?s Cathedral. On 21 October 2011 a building that had kept open through floods, the Blitz and terrorist threats closes its doors. On 28 October City of London initiates legal action against Occupy to begin removing them from outside the Cathedral? Steve Waters? play is a fictional account... more...

  • Being a Dancerby Lyndsey Winship

    Nick Hern Books 2015; US$ 14.57

    How do I get a job as a dancer? Where and when should I train? How can I protect my body from injury? How do I become a choreographer? These and many more such questions asked by young or aspiring dancers are answered in this book – the most revealing and instructive book yet on what it means to be a dancer. Here is advice from some of the best... 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...

  • Shall We Dance?by Douglas Thompson

    John Blake 2015; US$ 14.99

    On the eve of World War I, they had the world at?and watching?their feet, enchanting New York, London, and Paris with their dizzying steps. The intimate and tragic biography of America's pioneering ballroom couple. Vernon and Irene Castle were the world?s first true celebrity couple. He, an Englishman, was tall, poised, and slim, a template for... more...