• Staging British South Asian Culture: Bollywood and Bhangra in British Theatre book cover

    Staging British South Asian Culture

    Bollywood and Bhangra in British Theatre

    By Jerri Daboo

    Staging British South Asian Culture: Bollywood and Bhangra in British Theatre looks afresh at the popularity of forms and aesthetics from Bollywood films and bhangra music and dance on the British stage. From Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Bombay Dreams to the finals of Britain’s Got Talent, Jerri Daboo…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21 
    Routledge

  • Nutrition for Dancers: Basics, Performance Enhancement, Practical Tips book cover

    Nutrition for Dancers

    Basics, Performance Enhancement, Practical Tips

    By Liane Simmel

    Since proper nutrition is an integral part of an optimal dance training, this book provides the principles of nutrition for dancers of all kinds. The authors clarify widespread nutritional mistakes and give advice on how a healthy diet can be integrated into the everyday life of dancers. The issue…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18 
    Focal Press

  • Contemporary Choreography: A Critical Reader book cover

    Contemporary Choreography

    A Critical Reader, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Jo Butterworth, Liesbeth Wildschut

    Fully revised and updated, this second edition of Contemporary Choreography presents a range of articles covering choreographic enquiry, investigation into the creative process, and traditional understandings of dance making. Contributions from a global range of practitioners and researchers…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Mary Wigman book cover

    Mary Wigman

    By Mary Anne Santos Newhall

    A dancer, teacher and choreographer, Mary Wigman was a leading innovator in Expressionist dance. Her radical explorations of movement and dance theory are credited with expanding the scope of dance as a theatrical art in her native Germany and beyond. Now reissued, this book combines: a full…

    Paperback – 2017-12-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Performance Practitioners

  • Hijikata Tatsumi and Ohno Kazuo book cover

    Hijikata Tatsumi and Ohno Kazuo

    By Sondra Fraleigh, Tamah Nakamura

    Now re-issued, this compact book unravels the contribution of one of modern theatre’s most charismatic innovators. Hijikata Tatsumi and Ohno Kazuo combines: • an account of the founding of Japanese butoh through the partnership of Hijikata and Ohno, extending to the larger story of butoh’s…

    Paperback – 2017-12-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Performance Practitioners

  • Music-Dance: Sound and Motion in Contemporary Discourse book cover

    Music-Dance

    Sound and Motion in Contemporary Discourse

    Edited by Patrizia Veroli, Gianfranco Vinay

    Music-Dance explores the identity of choreomusical work, its complex authorship and its modes of reception as well as the cognitive processes involved in the reception of dance performance. Scholars of dance and music analyse the ways in which a musical score changes its prescriptive status when it…

    Hardback – 2017-11-16 
    Routledge
    Musical Cultures of the Twentieth Century

  • Territories of the Visual in Spain and Spanish America: Visual Studies and UK Hispanism book cover

    Territories of the Visual in Spain and Spanish America

    Visual Studies and UK Hispanism

    Edited by Jo Evans, Julia Biggane, Nuria Triana-Toribio

    While studying the theory and contemporary impact of ‘embodied’ viewing, this book celebrates the emergence and development of Visual Studies as a major subject of research and teaching in the field of Hispanic Studies within the UK over the last thirty years. By exploring current routes of…

    Paperback – 2017-11-12 
    Routledge

  • Evolving Synergies: Celebrating Dance in Singapore book cover

    Evolving Synergies

    Celebrating Dance in Singapore

    Edited by Stephanie Burridge, Caren Cariño

    Paperback – 2017-10-26 
    Routledge India
    Celebrating Dance in Asia and the Pacific

  • 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. This highly illustrated textbook draws on wide-ranging historical…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13
    Routledge

  • 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. It 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 – 2017-10-02
    Focal Press

  • 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 – 2017-07-27
    Routledge

  • India's Kathak Dance in Historical Perspective book cover

    India's Kathak Dance in Historical Perspective

    By Margaret E. Walker

    Kathak, the classical dance of North India, combines virtuosic footwork and dazzling spins with subtle pantomime and soft gestures. As a global practice and one of India's cultural markers, kathak dance is often presented as heir to an ancient Hindu devotional tradition in which men called Kathakas…

    Paperback – 2017-07-13
    Routledge
    SOAS Musicology Series

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