Contemporary dance

    Merce Cunningham

    By Joan Rothfuss

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    Beginning Jazz Dance

    By James Robey

    Paperback Save £2.04 = £27.95

    Beginning Jazz Dance provides students with the context, background information and basic instruction they need in order to understand the genre and appreciate jazz dance as a performing art. It also offers tips on injury prevention, nutrition guidelines and basic anatomy and physiology as applied to movement in jazz dance.

    Rhythm Field: The Dance of Molissa Fenley

    Paperback £27.66

    Molissa Fenley, one of the most influential artists of postmodern dance, has had a lasting impact on performance. This is a vivid and probing portrait of Fenley's four-decade career, written by her fellow artists. It offers several scholarly analyses of the choreographer's work, and is, above all, a vibrant record...

    Wilson, Keppel and Betty: Too Naked for the Nazis

    By Alan Stafford

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    Swing Dance

    By Scott Cupit

    Hardback £14.46

    Swing Dance explores the vibrant contemporary swing-dancing scene, looking at the different dance styles and the associated culture, community and fashion. Illustrated with vintage and contemporary photography.

    Theatre and Performance in the Asia-Pacific: Regional Modernities in the Global Era

    By Chris Hudson

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    Theatre and Performance in the Asia-Pacific is an innovative study of contemporary theatre and performance within the framework of modernity in the Asia-Pacific. It is an analysis of the theatrical imaginative as it manifests in theatre and performance in Australia, Indonesia, Japan and Singapore.

    Dance Theatre in Ireland: Revolutionary Moves

    By Aoife McGrath

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    Dance theatre has become a site of transformation in the Irish performance landscape. This book conducts a socio-political and cultural reading of dance theatre practice in Ireland from Yeats' dance plays at the start of the 20th century to Celtic-Tiger-era works of Fabulous Beast Dance Theatre and CoisCeim Dance Theatre...

    Ballet and Modern Dance

    By Susan Au

    Paperback £9.03

    A guide to the rich history of western dance in all its incarnations from 16th-century court ballet to the genre-shattering contortions of 21st-century theatrical dance. Part of the "World of Art" series, it is updated for the new millennium to feature various styles, performers and technology.

    Hijikata Tatsumi and Butoh

    By Bruce Baird

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    Hijikata Tatsumi's explosive 1959 debut Forbidden Colors sparked a new genre of performance in Japan - butoh: an art form of contrasts, by turns shocking and serene.

    Dancing Naturally: Nature, Neo-Classicism and Modernity in Early Twentieth-Century Dance

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    A renewed interest in nature, the ancient Greeks, and the freedom of the body was to transform dance and physical culture in the early twentieth century. The book discusses the creative individuals and developments in science and other art forms that shaped the evolution of modern dance in its international...

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