Category: Dance

  • Download Embodied Texts: Symbolist Playwright-Dancer Collaborations. by Mary Fleischer PDF

    By Mary Fleischer

    ISBN-10: 904202285X

    ISBN-13: 9789042022850

    Embodied Texts: Symbolist Playwright-Dancer Collaborations explores the dynamic dating among Symbolist theatre and early glossy dance throughout Europe from the Nineties throughout the Nineteen Thirties. Gabriele D'Annunzio's tasks with Ida Rubinstein; Hugo von Hofmannsthal's pantomimes for Grete Wiesenthal; W. B. Yeats's paintings with Michio Ito and Ninette de Valois; and Paul Claudel's collaborations with Jean B?rlin and the Ballets Su?dois are studied intensive to shed new mild on an evolving dance-theatre shape inside Symbolist tradition. Buoyed through the era's heightened curiosity within the expressive features of the physique, those playwrights have been hugely invested within the authority of language, but have been attracted to the ability of dance to awaken religious or mental states which phrases couldn't thoroughly trap. In its trust of basic correspondences one of the arts, Symbolism inspired experimentation throughout disciplines, and this research strains interconnections between a lot of its major figures together with Max Reinhardt, Claude Debussy, Gertrud Eysoldt, Edward Gordon Craig, Bronislava Nijinksa, Isadora Duncan, Jaques Dalcroze, Darius Milhaud, Vsevolod Meyerhold, Mariano Fortuny, Terence grey, George Antheil, Eleonora Duse, and Michel Fokine.
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  • Download Acting and Being: Explorations in Embodied Performance by Elizabeth Hess PDF

    By Elizabeth Hess

    ISBN-10: 1349951056

    ISBN-13: 9781349951055

    In this booklet, educator-actor-playwright-director Elizabeth Hess bargains systematic and unique explorations in functionality strategy. This hybrid strategy is a fusion of actual theater modalities culled from Western practices (Psycho-physical activities, Viewpoints) japanese practices (Butoh, Kundalini yoga) and similar functionality disciplines (Mask, Puppetry). Behavioral, physiological and mental ‘states of being’ are engaged to unencumber impulses, entry event and magnify the mind's eye. via person, partnered and collective explorations, actors discover a character’s essence and point of recognition, their strength heart and physique language, and their archetype and courting to common topics. Magic (to faux, as if), Metaphor (to evaluate, as like) and fantasy (to development after, as in) give you the starting place for producing transformative, empathetic and expansive creative expression. Explorations will be tailored to personality paintings, scene examine and construction, together with original/devised paintings and demonstrated textual content, to light up singular and incredible paintings via collaborative creativity that's artistic, inclusive and alive.

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  • Download Geographies of Dance: Body, Movement, and Corporeal by Adam M. Pine, Olaf Kuhlke, Visit Amazon's Frances Bronet PDF

    By Adam M. Pine, Olaf Kuhlke, Visit Amazon's Frances Bronet Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, Frances Bronet, , Georgia Connover, Tovi Fenster, Teresa Heiland, Tamara M. Johnson, Paromita Kar, Matthew Kurtz, Moriah McSharry, Jonathan Skinner,

    ISBN-10: 0739171844

    ISBN-13: 9780739171844

    This quantity presents a theoretical and useful exam of the relationships among our bodies, dance and area. utilizing ten case reports, it illustrates the symbolic strength of dance that's crafted through choreographers and acted out by means of dancers. The ebook portrays a mess of the way within which private and non-private areas (stages, structures, city squares in addition to average environments) are remodeled and made significant by way of dance. additionally, it explores the that means of dance as emotionally skilled through dancers, and examines how flow in convinced areas creates that means with no using phrases or symbols.
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  • Download Dance on Screen: Genres and Media from Hollywood to by S. Dodds PDF

    By S. Dodds

    ISBN-10: 0333801458

    ISBN-13: 9780333801451

    Dance on monitor is a finished advent to the wealthy range of display dance genres. It presents a contextual review of dance within the monitor media and analyses a variety of case reports from the preferred dance imagery of song, video and Hollywood, via to experimental artwork dance. the focal point then turns to video dance, dance initially choreographed for the digital camera. Video dance may be noticeable as a hybrid within which the theoretical and aesthetic limitations of dance and tv are traversed and disrupted.
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  • Download Yes? No! Maybe...: Seductive Ambiguity in Dance by Emilyn Claid PDF

    By Emilyn Claid

    ISBN-10: 0415371562

    ISBN-13: 9780415371568

    Covering fifty years of British dance, from Margot Fonteyn to leading edge modern practitioners equivalent to Wendy Houstoun and Nigel Charnock, Yes? No! Maybe is an leading edge method of acting and looking at dance.

    Emilyn Claid brings her lifestyles adventure and interweaves it with educational thought and ancient narrative to create a dynamic method of dance writing.

    Using the Nineteen Seventies revolution of recent dance as a hinge, Claid appears again to ballet and ahead to British self sufficient dance that is new dance’s legacy. She explores the shifts in performer-spectator relationships, and investigates questions of subjectivity, absence and presence, id, gender, race and wish utilizing psychoanalytical, feminist, postmodern, post-structuralist and queer theoretical views.

    Artists and practitioners, specialist performers, lecturers, choreographers and theatre-goers will all locate this ebook an informative and insightful read.

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  • Download The Art of Movement by Ken Browar PDF

    By Ken Browar

    ISBN-10: 0316318582

    ISBN-13: 9780316318587

    A beautiful occasion of circulation and dance in enormous quantities of breathtaking pictures of greater than 70 dancers from American Ballet Theater, manhattan urban Ballet, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Martha Graham Dance corporation, Boston Ballet, Royal Danish Ballet, the Royal Ballet, and plenty of more.
    The paintings of Movement is an exquisitely designed, fantastically produced e-book that captures the stream, stream, strength, and style of the various such a lot comprehensive dancers on the earth. those are the artists, from all walks of existence, who're defining dance this present day. right here they're frozen in time within the so much beautiful poses, and but there is a feeling of stream in each picture that makes the seem to be dancing around the pages. Accompanying the pictures are intimate and encouraging phrases from the dancers, in addition to from choreographers and creative administrators, on what dance capability to them.
    Dance is experiencing an exceptional second in pop culture. The artwork of Movement is definitely the right booklet for newly avid fanatics, in addition to long-time fans of dance.
    Ken Browar is a well known type and wonder photographer whose paintings has seemed in Vogue, Elle, Marie Claire, and plenty of different eu style magazines. His ardour for dance all started whilst he lived in Paris and photographed dancers for the Paris Opera Ballet. Deborah Ory has been a dancer due to the fact age seven. She begun her images occupation whereas injured as a dancer, photographing rehearsals. She has labored as a photograph editor at House & Garden and Mirabella, and has shot editorial paintings for Self, Health, Martha Stewart Living, and Real Simple. Browar and Ory are the artistic staff in the back of NYC Dance undertaking. NYC Dance Project's paintings has been featured in magazines around the world together with Harper's Bazaar, Vogue Italia, L'Uomo Vogue, and Glamour.
    The paintings of Movement won an International images Award in 2016 for most sensible e-book, within the People/Portraits category.
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  • Download Belly Dance, Pilgrimage and Identity by Barbara Sellers-Young PDF

    By Barbara Sellers-Young

    ISBN-10: 134994954X

    ISBN-13: 9781349949540

    This e-book examines the globalization of abdominal dance and the targeted dancing groups that experience developed from it. The heritage of stomach dance has taken position in the international move of sojourners, immigrants, marketers, and travelers from the 19th to the twenty-first century. at times, the dance is transferred to new groups in the gender normative constitution of its unique situation in North Africa and the center East. abdominal dance additionally has develop into a part of renowned culture’s Orientalist infused discourse. The outcome of this discourse has been a world revision of the solo dances of North Africa and the center East into new genres which are nonetheless a part of the bigger abdominal dance group yet are specified in shape and that means from the dance as practiced inside of groups in North Africa and the center East.

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  • Download Fields in Motion: Ethnography in the Worlds of Dance by Dena Davida PDF

    By Dena Davida

    ISBN-10: 155458339X

    ISBN-13: 9781554583393

    Fields in movement: Ethnography within the Worlds of Dance examines the deeper meanings and resonances of inventive dance in modern tradition. The publication contains 4 sections: tools and methodologies, autoethnography, pedagogies and inventive tactics, and choreographies as cultural and non secular representations. The participants deliver an insiders perception to their bills of the character and serve as of those inventive practices, giving voice to dancers, dance academics, creators, programmers, spectators, scholars, and students.

    overseas and intergenerational, this selection of groundbreaking scholarly study issues to a brand new course for either dance stories and dance anthropology. regularly the particular area of aesthetic philosophers, the artwork of dance is the following reframed as cultural perform, and its importance is printed via a refrain of voices from practitioners and insider ethnographers.

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  • Download Dreaming Out Loud:: Garth Brooks, Wynonna Judd, Wade Hayes, by Bruce Feiler PDF

    By Bruce Feiler

    ISBN-10: 0380794705

    ISBN-13: 9780380794706

    Kingdom tune has exploded around the U.S. and gone through a sweeping revolution, remodeling the as soon as ridiculed global of Nashville into an not going point of interest of yank popular culture. Bruce Feiler was once granted unparalleled entry to the personal moments of the revolution. this is the acclaimed file: a chronicle of the genre's largest stars as they alter the face of yank tune. From the old level of the Grand Ole Opry to the dim gentle of a recording studio, here's a ruggedly genuine backstage travel that takes you locations outsiders have by no means been allowed to head. half social heritage, half behind the curtain cross, this penetrating and sleek booklet offers the main entire pictures but painted of Garth Brooks and Wynonna Judd-two of the main celebrated artists of our times-as good as a touching photograph of Wade Hayes, a tender guy who hopes to persist with them to the exalted heights of 1 of America's richest traditions: the area of nation song.
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