Choreography 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 – 2015-11-11 
    Focal Press

  • 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

  • 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 – 2014-09-12
    Routledge

  • Moving Oceans

    Celebrating Dance in the South Pacific

    Edited by Ralph Buck, Nicholas Rowe

    Celebrating the diversity of dance across the South Pacific, this volume studies the various experiences, motivations and aims for dance, emerging from the voices of dance professionals in the islands. In particular, it focuses on the interplay of cultures and pathways of migration as people move…

    Hardback – 2014-04-02
    Routledge India
    Celebrating Dance in Asia and the Pacific

  • Beyond Words

    Movement Observation and Analysis, 2nd Edition

    By Carol-Lynne Moore, Kaoru Yamamoto

    Beyond Words presents a range of illuminating approaches to examining every day social interactions, to help the reader understand human movement in new ways. Carol-Lynne Moore and Kaoru Yamamoto build on the principles that they expertly explored in the first edition of the book, maintaining a…

    Paperback – 2011-10-19
    Routledge

  • Fifty Contemporary Choreographers

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Martha Bremser, Lorna Sanders

    A unique and authoritative guide to the lives and work of prominent living contemporary choreographers. Representing a wide range of dance genres, each entry locates the individual in the context of modern dance theatre and explores their impact. Those studied include: Jerome Bel Richard Alston…

    Paperback – 2011-03-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Guides

  • William Forsythe and the Practice of Choreography

    It Starts From Any Point

    By Steven Spier

    William Forsythe’s reinvigoration of classical ballet during his 20-year tenure at the Ballett Frankfurt saw him lauded as one of the greatest choreographers of the postwar era. His current work with The Forsythe Company has gone even further to challenge and investigate fundamental assumptions…

    Paperback – 2011-01-27
    Routledge

  • Choreographing Empathy

    Kinesthesia in Performance

    By Susan Leigh Foster

    "This is an urgently needed book – as the question of choreographing behavior enters into realms outside of the aesthetic domains of theatrical dance, Susan Foster writes a thoroughly compelling argument." – André Lepecki, New York University "May well prove to be one of Susan Foster’s most…

    Paperback – 2010-11-04
    Routledge

  • A Choreographer's Handbook

    By Jonathan Burrows

    On choreography: "Choreography is a negotiation with the patterns your body is thinking" On rules: "Try breaking the rules on a need to break the rules basis" A Choreographer’s Handbook invites the reader to investigate how and why to make a dance performance. In an inspiring and unusually…

    Paperback – 2010-05-14
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Choreography

    A Critical Reader

    Edited by Jo Butterworth, Liesbeth Wildschut

    This innovative text provides a range of articles covering choreographic enquiry, investigation into the creative process, and traditional understandings of dance making. Contemporary Choreography features contributions by practitioners and researchers from Europe, America, Africa, Australasia and…

    Paperback – 2009-05-28
    Routledge

  • Pina Bausch

    By Royd Climenhaga

    Routledge Performance Practitioners is a series of introductory guides to the key theatre-makers of the last century. Each volume explains the background to and the work of one of the major influences on twentieth- and twenty-first-century performance. This book is the first English language…

    Paperback – 2008-11-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Performance Practitioners

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