Dance Products

  • The Operas of Rameau

    Genesis, Staging, Reception

    By Graham Sadler, Shirley Thompson

    In recent years, interest in Rameau’s operas has grown enormously. These works are no longer regarded as peripheral by performers and audiences but are increasingly staged in the world’s major opera houses and festivals, while the production of first-rate recordings on CD and DVD continues to…

    Hardback – 2018-04-28 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Interdisciplinary Studies in Opera

  • The Neurocognition of Dance

    Mind, Movement and Motor Skills, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Bettina Bläsing, Martin Puttke, Thomas Schack

    The study of human movement and action has become a topic of increasing relevance over the last decade, bringing dance into the focus of the cognitive sciences. The Neurocognition of Dance brings together contributors from the worlds of psychology and dance, and discusses the relationship between…

    Paperback – 2018-03-01 
    Routledge

  • Dance-Play and Drawing as Semiotic Tools for Young Children’s Learning

    By Jan Deans, Susan Wright

    Investigating children’s learning through dance and drawing telling, Dance-Play and Drawing as Semiotic Tools for Young Children’s Learning provides a unique insight into how these activities can help children to critically reflect on their own learning. Promoting the concept of dance and drawing…

    Hardback – 2018-02-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Early Childhood Education

  • Dance Matters Too

    Markets, Memories, Identities

    Edited by Pallabi Chakravorty, Nilanjana Gupta

    Dance Matters Too: Markets, Memories, Identities is a rich intellectual contribution to the growing field of Dance Studies in India. It forges new avenues of scholarly inquiry and critical engagement and opens the field in innovative ways. This volume builds on Dance Matters (2009) which mapped the…

    Hardback – 2018-02-15 
    Routledge India

  • The Routledge Companion to Butoh Performance

    Edited by Bruce Baird, Rosemary Candelario

    The Routledge Companion to Butoh Performance provides a comprehensive introduction to and analysis of this global art form. Originating in Japan in the 1960s, Butoh was a major innovation in 20th century dance and performance, and it continues to shape-shift around the world. Taking inspiration…

    Hardback – 2018-02-01 
    Routledge

  • 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

    By Liane Simmel, Eva-Maria Kraft

    Dancers are top performance athletes on stage – to keep fit andhealthy proper nutrition is an integral part of an optimal dancetraining. Nutrition for Dancers provides the principles of nutritionfor dancers of all genres. Authors Liane Simmel and Eva-Maria Kraft clarify widespread nutritional…

    Paperback – 2017-12-18 
    Focal Press

  • 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 – 2017-12-14 
    Routledge

  • 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 innovative challenges to traditional understandings of dance making. Contributions from a global range of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12 
    Routledge

  • Mary Wigman

    By Mary Anne Santos Newhall

    This book considers dancer, teacher, and choreographer Mary Wigman, a leading innovator in Expressionist dance whose radical explorations of movement and dance theory are credited with expanding the scope of dance as a theatrical art. Now reissued, this book combines: a full account of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Performance Practitioners

  • 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

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