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  • 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

  • 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

  • The Aging Body in Dance

    A cross-cultural perspective

    By Nanako Nakajima, Gabriele Brandstetter

    What does it mean to be able to move? The Aging Body in Dance brings together leading scholars and artists from a range of backgrounds to investigate cultural ideas of movement and beauty, expressiveness and agility. Contributors focus on Euro-American and Japanese attitudes towards aging and…

    Paperback – 2017-01-23
    Routledge

  • British Dance: Black Routes

    Edited by Christy Adair, Ramsay Burt

    British Dance, Black Routes is an outstanding collection of writings which re-reads the achievements of Black British dance artists, and places them within a broad historical, cultural and artistic context. Until now discussion of choreography by Black dance practitioners has been dominated…

    Paperback – 2016-09-20
    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 – 2015-09-16
    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 – 2015-03-31
    Routledge

  • Dancing in the Vortex

    The Story of Ida Rubinstein

    By Vicki Woolf

    First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2012-01-09
    Routledge
    Choreography and Dance Studies Series

  • 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

  • Finding Balance

    Fitness, Training, and Health for a Lifetime in Dance, 2nd Edition

    By Gigi Berardi

    Finding Balance: Fitness, Health, and Training for a Lifetime in Dance gives an overview of issues faced by all performing dancers: injury and treatment; technique and training; fitness; nutrition and diet; and career management.  The text includes both easy-to-read overviews of each topic and…

    Paperback – 2004-12-06
    Routledge

  • Merce Cunningham

    The Modernizing of Modern Dance

    By Roger Copeland

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2003-12-16
    Routledge

  • Jose Limon

    An Artist Re-viewed

    Edited by June Dunbar

    Jose Limn is universally recognized as one of the most important modern dancers of the 20th century.  His technique is still taught at major colleges and dance schools; his dance company continues to revive his works, plus presents new works.  His most famous work, The Moor's Pavanne, has…

    Paperback – 2002-10-04
    Routledge
    Choreography and Dance Studies Series

  • Dance Masters

    Interviews with Legends of Dance

    By Janet Lynn Roseman

    Dance Masters is a lively ensemble of conversations with seven celebrated dancers and choreographers. In these intimate interviews, dance critic Janet Lynn Roseman probes the heart of dance: * The creative process * The role of dream and rituals * The interplay between dancer and audience * The…

    Paperback – 2001-03-13
    Routledge

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