The Nikolais/Louis Dance Technique: A Philosophy and Method of Modern Dance, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

The Nikolais/Louis Dance Technique

A Philosophy and Method of Modern Dance, 1st Edition

By Murray Louis, Alwin Nikolais


276 pages | 36 B/W Illus.

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First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

About the Authors

Alwin Nikolais and Murray Louis were collaborators for over forty years who transformed the world's understanding of dance theater. Nikolais, awarded a Kennedy Center National Medal of Honor in 1987, died in 1993. Louis wrote two previous books on dance as well as a monthly column for Dance Magazine. He has lectured and toured throughout the world, produced a series of dance videos, and continues to serve as artistic director of the Nikolais and Murray Louis Dance Company. He lives in New York City.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MUSIC / General
MUSIC / Genres & Styles / Dance