• Aerial Dance: A Guide to Dance with Rope and Harness book cover

    Aerial Dance

    A Guide to Dance with Rope and Harness

    By Jenefer Davies

    Aerial Dance: A Guide to Dance with Rope and Harness provides an introduction for the beginning aerialist that covers rigging, equipment, advice on optimal conditioning, and a step-by-step guide to technique, including anatomical references, space and time considerations, and elements of force when…

    Paperback – 2017-10-04 
    Focal Press

  • World Dance Cultures: From Ritual to Spectacle book cover

    World Dance Cultures

    From Ritual to Spectacle

    By Patricia Leigh Beaman

    From healing, fertility and religious rituals, through theatrical entertainment, to death ceremonies and ancestor worship, World Dance Cultures introduces an extraordinary variety of dance forms practiced around the world. Organised both by region and by historical, political and religious issues,…

    Paperback – 2017-09-20 
    Routledge

  • Creative Ballet Teaching: Technique and Artistry for the 21st Century Ballet Dancer book cover

    Creative Ballet Teaching

    Technique and Artistry for the 21st Century Ballet Dancer

    By Cadence Whittier

    How do teachers create a classroom environment that promotes collaborative and inquiry-based approaches to learning ballet? How do teachers impart the stylistic qualities of ballet while also supporting each dancer’s artistic instincts and development of a personal style? How does ballet technique…

    Paperback – 2017-07-21 
    Routledge

  • Dance, Access and Inclusion: Perspectives on Dance, Young People and Change book cover

    Dance, Access and Inclusion

    Perspectives on Dance, Young People and Change

    Edited by Stephanie Burridge, Charlotte Svendler Nielsen

    The arts have a crucial role in empowering young people with special needs through diverse dance initiatives. Inclusive pedagogy that integrates all students in rich, equitable and just dance programmes within education frameworks is occurring alongside enabling projects by community groups…

    Paperback – 2017-07-17 
    Routledge

  • Rethinking Dance History: Issues and Methodologies book cover

    Rethinking Dance History

    Issues and Methodologies, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Larraine Nicholas, Geraldine Morris

    The need to ‘rethink’ and question the nature of dance history has not diminished since the first edition of Rethinking Dance History. This revised second edition addresses the needs of an ever-evolving field, with new contributions considering the role of digital media in dance practice; the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-21
    Routledge

  • Dancing with Devtas: Drums, Power and Possession in the Music of Garhwal, North India book cover

    Dancing with Devtas: Drums, Power and Possession in the Music of Garhwal, North India

    By Andrew Alter

    In the Central Himalayan region of Garhwal, the gods (devtas) enjoy dancing. Musicians - whether ritual specialists or musical specialists - are therefore an indispensable part of most entertainment and religious events. In shamanistic ceremonies, their incantations, songs and drumming 'make' the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14
    Routledge
    SOAS Musicology Series

  • Sexuality, Gender and Identity: Critical Issues in Dance Education book cover

    Sexuality, Gender and Identity

    Critical Issues in Dance Education

    Edited by Doug Risner, Julie Kerr-Berry

    Sexuality is a difficult topic for all educators. Dance teachers and educators are not immune to these educational challenges, especially given the large number of children, adolescents, and young adults who pursue dance study and performance. Most troubling is the lack of serious discourse in…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • Cléo de Mérode and the Rise of Modern Celebrity Culture book cover

    Cléo de Mérode and the Rise of Modern Celebrity Culture

    By Michael D. Garval

    The first English-language monograph on the French dancer and model, Cléo de Mérode and the Rise of Modern Celebrity Culture explores the haunting legacy of this intriguing and glamorous figure, an international celebrity at the dawn of modern celebrity culture. Situating Mérode at a pivotal…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge

  • Flamenco Music and National Identity in Spain book cover

    Flamenco Music and National Identity in Spain

    By William Washabaugh

    Flamenco Music and National Identity in Spain explores the efforts of the current government in southern Spain to establish flamenco music as a significant patrimonial symbol and marker of cultural identity. Further, it aims to demonstrate that these Andalusian efforts form part of the ambitious…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • Dance Movement Psychotherapy with People with Learning Disabilities: Out Of The Shadows, Into The Light book cover

    Dance Movement Psychotherapy with People with Learning Disabilities

    Out Of The Shadows, Into The Light

    Edited by Geoffery Unkovich, Céline Butté, Jacqueline Butler

    This book provides an overview of dance movement psychotherapy for young people and adults with learning disabilities. Contributors from a variety of backgrounds examine their work with clients from across the disabilities spectrum, ranging from mild to complex needs. The book chapters present…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge

  • Choreography: The Basics book cover

    Choreography: The Basics

    By Erica Stanton

    Paperback – 2017-05-01
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Body, Sound and Space in Music and Beyond: Multimodal Explorations book cover

    Body, Sound and Space in Music and Beyond: Multimodal Explorations

    Edited by Clemens Wöllner

    Body and space refer to vital and interrelated dimensions in the experience of sounds and music. Sounds have an overwhelming impact on feelings of bodily presence and inform us about the space we experience. Even in situations where visual information is artificial or blurred, such as in virtual…

    Hardback – 2017-04-26
    Routledge
    SEMPRE Studies in The Psychology of Music

Product Search