Theatre & Performing Arts

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  1. Butting Out

    Butting Out [Paperback]

    Ananya Chatterjea (Author)

    £24.50

    ISBN: 9780819567338
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    Jawole Willa Jo Zollar and Chandralekha are major choreographers of the 20th century whose work will leave the dance field with a legacy as important and strong as that of Martha Graham and Doris Humphrey. Zollar is Artistic Director of the world-... .... Learn More
  2. Kazuo Ohno's World

    Kazuo Ohno's World [Paperback]

    Yoshito Ohno (Author); Kazuo Ohno (Author); Toshio Mizohata (Other); John Barrett (Translator)

    £25.95

    ISBN: 9780819566942
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    Kazuo Ohno is one of the founders of the Japanese modern dance form, Butoh, which had a large influence on contemporary American modern and postmodern dance. Now for the first time, Ohno's words and insights are available in English. This book bri... .... Learn More
  3. Tree

    Tree [Paperback]

    Ralph Lemon (Author)

    £25.95

    ISBN: 9780819566997
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    Tree is the second installment in Ralph Lemon's critically acclaimed performance trilogy and documents his travels through India, Indonesia, China and Japan as he retraces the Buddha migration map. More artistic sociologist than mere traveler, Lem... .... Learn More
  4. Of the Presence of the Body

    Of the Presence of the Body [Paperback]

    André Lepecki (Editor)

    £18.95

    ISBN: 9780819566126
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    Of the Presence of the Body gathers nine original essays by eminent scholars in the fields of dance and performance studies. Its focus is the historical, cultural and political contexts that inform choreographic and dance practices and critical re... .... Learn More
  5. Writing in Motion

    Writing in Motion [Paperback]

    Kenneth King (Author)

    £18.50

    ISBN: 9780819566140
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    Kenneth King is one of America's most inventive postmodern choreographers. His dancing has always reflected his interest in language and technology, combining movement with film, machines, lighting and words both spoken and written. King is also c... .... Learn More
  6. Taken by Surprise

    Taken by Surprise [Paperback]

    Ann Cooper Albright (Editor); David Gere (Editor)

    £18.95

    ISBN: 9780819566485
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    This collection of classic and new writings on dance improvisation brings together 21 essays by prominent dancers, scholars and historians. Until now, discussion of improvisation in dance has focused mainly on the postmodern form known as contact ... .... Learn More
  7. Done into Dance

    Done into Dance [Paperback]

    Ann Daly (Author)

    £18.95

    ISBN: 9780819565600
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    This cultural study of modern dance icon Isadora Duncan is the first to place her within the thought, politics and art of her time. Duncan's dancing earned her international fame and influenced generations of American girls and women, yet the roma... .... Learn More
  8. Critical Gestures

    Critical Gestures [Paperback]

    Ann Daly (Author)

    £20.50

    ISBN: 9780819565662
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    Ann Daly ranks among the most insightful, articulate dance critics and scholars writing today. Spanning the divide between journalism and scholarship, this collection offers a double-sighted view of dance in America from 1986 to the present, docum... .... Learn More
  9. Dances that Describe Themselves

    Dances that Describe Themselves [Paperback]

    Susan Leigh Foster (Author)

    £21.50

    ISBN: 9780819565518
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    During an improvised performance, both dancers and audience members reflect on how the dance is being made. They ask themselves: What will happen next? What choices will each dancer make? And how will these decisions contribute to the overall effe... .... Learn More
  10. Choreographic Politics

    Choreographic Politics [Paperback]

    Anthony Shay (Author)

    £18.50

    ISBN: 9780819565211
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    Over the past fifty years national dance companies from Turkey, Egypt, Mexico, Greece, the former USSR and Croatia have dominated concert stages throughout the world. Anthony Shay makes coherent sense of these national programs, which have previou... .... Learn More

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