• 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 can ballet teachers foster a dynamic environment of collaborative learning, curiosity, and creativity in their classrooms? How can they encourage their students to not only refine their technique, but to better understand themselves as dancers, informing technique with their own personalities…

    Paperback – 2017-07-24 
    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 are 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 – 2017-07-11 
    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 – 2017-06-13 
    Routledge
    SOAS Musicology 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 – 2017-05-18 
    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 – 2017-04-28 
    Routledge
    SEMPRE Studies in The Psychology of Music

  • 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 – 2017-04-20
    Routledge
    SOAS Musicology Series

  • Essentials of Dance Movement Psychotherapy: International Perspectives on Theory, Research, and Practice book cover

    Essentials of Dance Movement Psychotherapy

    International Perspectives on Theory, Research, and Practice

    Edited by Helen Payne

    Essentials of Dance Movement Psychotherapy contributes to the global interest in embodiment approaches to psychotherapy and to the field of dance movement psychotherapy specifically. It includes recent research, innovative theories and case studies of practice providing an inclusive overview of…

    Paperback – 2017-04-13
    Routledge

  • The Ballets of Maurice Ravel: Creation and Interpretation book cover

    The Ballets of Maurice Ravel

    Creation and Interpretation

    By Deborah Mawer

    Maurice Ravel, as composer and scenario writer, collaborated with some of the greatest ballet directors, choreographers, designers and dancers of his time, including Diaghilev, Ida Rubinstein, Benois and Nijinsky. In this book, the first study dedicated to Ravel's ballets, Deborah Mawer explores…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • Indian Classical Dance and the Making of Postcolonial National Identities: Dancing on Empire's Stage book cover

    Indian Classical Dance and the Making of Postcolonial National Identities

    Dancing on Empire's Stage

    By Sitara Thobani

    Indian Classical Dance in a Transnational Context explores what happens when a national cultural production is reproduced outside the immediate social, political and cultural context of its origin. Whereas previous studies have analysed Indian classical dance only in the context of Indian history…

    Hardback – 2017-03-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • What Moves You?: Shaping your dissertation in dance book cover

    What Moves You?

    Shaping your dissertation in dance

    By Charlotte Nichol, Lise Uytterhoeven

    Every dissertation is individual and unique - particularly for dance students, who must combine a wide range of approaches into a tailor-made research methodology. What Moves You? fosters a creative approach to dissertations and final projects. By guiding the development of a personal study…

    Paperback – 2017-03-10
    Routledge

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