The Routledge companion to dance studies /

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Imprint:Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2020.
Description:1 online resource ( xvii, 509 pages)
Series:Routledge theatre and performance companions
Routledge theatre and performance companions.
PERFORMING ARTS -- Dance -- General.
PERFORMING ARTS -- Theater -- General.
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Other authors / contributors:Thomas, Helen, 1947- editor.
Prickett, Stacey, editor.
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Helen Thomas is professor of Dance Studies at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, and emeritus professor, University of the Arts. She has published books, edited collections, and articles on the body and dance in culture and society. Currently, she is editor of Dance Research Journal. Stacey Prickett is reader in Dance Studies at the University of Roehampton. Her current research investigates relationships between dance, society, and politics, Her publications include articles in international journals, Embodied Politics: Dance, Protest and Identities (author), Dance in the City; Dance and Politics, and Shifting Corporealities (contributor).
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Standard no.:10.4324/9781315306551
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: Thematic structure, methodological frames, and analyses / Helen Thomas and Stacey Prickett
  • Part I. Dance and corporeality : training and engagement. Dancing the space : Butoh and Body Weather as training for ecological consciousness / Rosemary Candelario ; The dancing body, power, and the transmission of collective memory in Apartheid South Africa / Catherine F. Botha ; Different bodies : a poetic study of dance and people with Parkinson's / Sara Houston ; Resourcing/searching dance technique and education : developing a praxeological methodology / Yvonne Hardt ; The expanding possibilities of dance science / Emma Redding
  • Part II. Dance and somatics. Performing the self : dance, somatic practices, and Alexander Technique / Michael Huxley ; Moving kinship : between choreography, performance, and the more-than-human / Beatrice Allegranti ; Moving as a thought process : the practice of choreography and stillness / Naomi Lefebvre Sell with Tara Silverthorn and Lucille Teppa ; Moving mind and body : language and writings of Simone Forti / Hiie Saumaa
  • Part III. Dance and analysis. Choreomusicology and dance studies : from beginning to end? / Stephanie Jordan ; Choreosonic wearables : creative collaborative practices / Michèle Danjoux ; The anarchive of contemporary dance : toward a topographic understanding of choreography / Timmy De Laet ; Cubism, futurism, and Leonide Massine's choreography for Parade / Gay Morris ; Whatever happened to dance criticism? / Erin Brannigan
  • Part IV. Dance, society and culture. Black dance : Brooklyn 2017 / Nadine George-Graves ; Elroy Josephs and the hidden history of black British dance / Ramsay Burt ; A love song as a form of protest / Danielle Goldman ; Female dancers on the variety stage in mid-twentieth-century Britain / Larraine Nicholas ; Selling and giving dance / Susan Leigh Foster
  • Part V. Dance and time. Traditional dance in urban settings : 'snapshots' of Greek dance traditions in Athens / Maria I. Koutsouba ; Black star, other fetishized : Carlos Acosta, ballet's new cosmopolitanism, and desire in the age of institutional diversity / Lester Tomé ; Digital preservation of dance, inclusion, and absence / Sarah Whatley ; Dance and copyright : as time moves on / Charlotte Waelde ; Algorithmic choreographies : women whirling dervishes and dance heritage on YouTube / Sheenagh Pietrobruno
  • Part VI. Dance and scenography. Dressing dance--dancing dress : lived experience of dress and its agency in the collaborative process / Jessica Bugg ; The scenography of choreographing the museum / Johan Stjernholm ; Stacking the spine : interdisciplinary reflections from BackStories / Becka McFadden ; Longing for the subaltern : subaltern historiography as choreographic tactic / Cynthia Ling Lee
  • Part VII. Dance, space, and place. The strangeness of dancing : from The changing room and Singularity / Carol Brown ; Everyday life and urban marvels : the curious aesthetics of x-times people chair / Alexandra Kolb ; Dance, theater, and their post-medium condition / Gerald Siegmund ; Re-imagining Laban : tradition, extinction, invention : re-staging as creative contemporary practice / Alison Curtis-Jones ; "Dancing through the hard stuff ": repetition, resilience, and female solidarity in the landscape : Rosemary Lee's Passage for Par / Rosemary Lee and Ruth Pethybridge.