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Pina Bausch

2nd Edition

By Royd Climenhaga

Series Editor: Franc Chamberlain

© 2019 – Routledge

148 pages

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Description

This newly-updated second edition explores Pina Bausch’s work and methods by combining interviews, first-hand accounts, and practical exercises from her developmental process for students of both dance and theatre. This comprehensive overview of her work offers new and exciting insight into the theatrical approach of a singular performance practitioner.

This is an essential introduction to the life and work of one of the most significant choreographers/directors of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. As a first step towards critical understanding, and as an initial exploration before going on to further, primary research, Routledge Performance Practitioners offer unbeatable value for today’s student.

Table of Contents

List of Figures

Acknowledgments

An Artistic and Contextual History

What Is Said

Kontakthof in Context

Practical Exercises

Bibliography

Index

About the Author/Editor

Royd Climenhaga currently teaches at Eugene Lang College/The New School University in New York City, and is the editor of The Pina Bausch Sourcebook: The Making of Tanztheater.

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About the Series

Routledge Performance Practitioners

Routledge Performance Practitioners is an innovative series of introductory handbooks on key figures in twentieth-century performance practice.
Each volume focuses on a theatre-maker who has transformed the way we understand theatre and performance. The books are carefully structured to enable the reader to gain a good grasp of the fundamental elements underpinning each practitioner's work. They provide an inspiring springboard for students on twentieth century, contemporary theatre and theatre history courses.
These compact, well-illustrated and clearly written books unravel the contribution of modern theatre's most charismatic innovators, through:

  • personal biography
  • explanation of key writings
  • description of significant productions
  • reproduction of practical exercises.

As a first step towards critical understanding, and as an initial exploration before going on to further, primary research, Routledge Performance Practitioners are unbeatable value for today's student.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PER000000
PERFORMING ARTS / General
PER003000
PERFORMING ARTS / Dance / General
PER003040
PERFORMING ARTS / Dance / Modern
PER003100
PERFORMING ARTS / Dance / History & Criticism