Dance Products

  • Dance Production

    Design and Technology

    By Jeromy Hopgood

    Dance Production: Design and Technology introduces you to the skills you need to plan, design, and execute the technical aspects of a dance production. While it may not seem that staging a dance production is that different from a play or musical, in reality a dance performance offers up unique…

    Paperback – 2015-11-10 
    Focal Press

  • Physical Theatres

    A Critical Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Simon Murray, John Keefe

    Physical Theatres: A Critical Introduction (2nd edition) is the first account to provide a comprehensive overview of non-text-based theatre, from experimental dance to traditional mime. This book synthesises the history, theory and practice of physical theatre for students and performers, in what…

    Paperback – 2015-10-29 
    Routledge

  • Using the Sky

    a dance

    By Deborah Hay

    In the mid 1990’s Deborah Hay’s work took a new turn. From her early experiments with untrained dancers, and after a decade of focusing on solo work, the choreographer began to explore new grounds of choreographic notation and transmission by working with experienced performers and choreographers.…

    Paperback – 2015-09-17 
    Routledge

  • Turn Your F^*king Head

    Deborah Hay's Solo Performance Commissioning Project

    By Deborah Hay, Becky Edmunds

    In August 2012, twenty dance artists from eleven countries spent ten days at the Findhorn Community Foundation, Scotland, to be coached in the performance of a solo they had each commissioned from renowned choreographer Deborah Hay. Hay’s innovative Solo Performance Commissioning Project (SPCP)…

    DVD – 2015-08-10 
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-07-21
    Routledge

  • Essential Acting

    A Practical Handbook for Actors, Teachers and Directors, 2nd Edition

    By Brigid Panet

    How do actors fuse thought, emotion and action within their creative process? Essential Acting is an inspired and reliable toolbox for actors and teachers in the classroom, the rehearsal room and the workshop. RADA’s Brigid Panet has distilled nearly 60 years of acting, directing and actor…

    Paperback – 2015-05-19
    Routledge

  • Dance Education around the World

    Perspectives on dance, young people and change

    Edited by Charlotte Svendler Nielsen, Stephanie Burridge

    Dance has the power to change the lives of young people. It is a force in shaping identity, affirming culture and exploring heritage in an increasingly borderless world. Creative and empowering pedagogies are driving curriculum development worldwide where the movement of peoples and cultures…

    Paperback – 2015-04-12
    Routledge

  • Moving Sites

    Investigating Site-Specific Dance Performance

    Edited by Victoria Hunter

    Moving Sites explores site-specific dance practice through a combination of analytical essays and practitioner accounts of their working processes. In offering this joint effort of theory and practice, it aims to provide dance academics, students and practitioners with a series of discussions that…

    Paperback – 2015-03-30
    Routledge

  • The Improvisation Studies Reader

    Spontaneous Acts

    Edited by Ajay Heble, Rebecca Caines

    Improvisation is a performance practice that animates and activates diverse energies of inspiration, critique, and invention. In recent years it has coalesced into an exciting and innovative new field of interdisciplinary scholarly inquiry, becoming a cornerstone of both practical and theoretical…

    Paperback – 2015-02-26
    Routledge

  • Evolving Synergies

    Celebrating Dance in Singapore

    Edited by Stephanie Burridge, Caren Cariño

    A comprehensive overview of the dance culture of Singapore, this book embodies storytelling, personal reflections, memories, and histories of the artists. The extensive calendar of events encompassing companies and soloists from diverse dance practices, such as Indian, Malay and Chinese and a…

    Hardback – 2015-01-06
    Routledge India
    Celebrating Dance in Asia and the Pacific

  • Preserving Dance Across Time and Space

    Edited by Lynn Matluck Brooks, Joellen A. Meglin

    Dance is the art least susceptible to preservation since its embodied, kinaesthetic nature has proven difficult to capture in notation and even in still or moving images. However, frameworks have been established and guidance made available for keeping dances, performances, and choreographers’…

    Paperback – 2014-09-11
    Routledge

  • European Dance since 1989

    Communitas and the Other

    Edited by Joanna Szymajda

    This edited collection charts the development of contemporary dance in Central and Eastern Europe since the literal and symbolic revolutions of 1989. Central Europe and the former Soviet Bloc countries were a major presence in dance – particularly theatrical dance – throughout the twentieth…

    Paperback – 2014-05-14
    Routledge

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