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Myth Performance in the African Diasporas: Ritual, Theatre, and Dance

by Benita Brown, Dannabang Kuwabong & Christopher Olsen Scarecrow Press (December 24, 2013)

This book examines the concept and practice of myth performance in African Diaspora dramas and dances. These six essays chart a new path that enriches and enhances the understanding of African diaspora myth...

The Zodiac Gestures in Eurythmy

by Werner Barfod & Sally Lake-Edwards Floris Books (April 18, 2019)

Eurythmy is an art form that makes sounds visible. By incorporating zodiac gestures into their art, as indicated by Rudolf Steiner, eurythmists can draw on a deep connection between the earth and the cosmos....

Body of a Dancer

by Renee D'Aoust Etruscan Press (November 29, 2011)

Using the stage and the bedroom, Renée E. D'Aoust interweaves dance history with the stories of contemporary dancers' muscle and

This Millennium so Far | Children's Modern History

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Let’s go down the memory lane to see and appreciate the changes that have transpired since the start of this millennium. You will find that this is a powerful read as it details the progress in societies,...

The 20th Century through Children's Eyes | Children's Modern History

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

The 20th century pertains to the years from 1900 to 1999. It is a remarkable period because of the medical, social, international and technological innovations. But along with these, there were also genocides...

Modern Bodies

by Julia L. Foulkes The University of North Carolina Press (November 03, 2003)

In 1930, dancer and choreographer Martha Graham proclaimed the arrival of "dance as an art of and from America." Dancers such as Doris Humphrey, Ted Shawn, Katherine Dunham, and Helen Tamiris joined Graham in...

Anna Halprin: Dance - Process - Form

by Gabriele Wittmann, Ronit Land, Ursula Schorn & Anna Halprin et al. Jessica Kingsley Publishers (September 21, 2014)

This book considers the creative work and therapeutic and pedagogical approach of Anna Halprin, a dancer, choreographer, and early pioneer in the expressive arts healing movement. It looks at her 'Life/Art Process®'...

Butoh Dance Training: Secrets of Japanese Dance through the Alishina Method

by Juju Alishina & Corinna Torregiani Singing Dragon (July 21, 2015)

Drawing on avant garde and classical Japanese dance traditions, the Alishina Method offers a systematized approach to Butoh dance training for the first time in its history. With practical instruction and fully...

Bringing the Body to the Stage and Screen: Expressive Movement for Performers

by Annette Lust Scarecrow Press (December 30, 2011)

As stage and screen artists explore new means to enhance their craft, a new wave of interest in expressive movement and physical improvisation has developed. In Bringing the Body to the Stage and Screen, Annette...

Emails 2009-2010

by Jérôme Bel & Boris Charmatz Les presses du réel (November 09, 2016)

The two dancers and choreographers share and compare ideas and references that underpin their respective work.

Abidjan USA: Music, Dance, and Mobility in the Lives of Four Ivorian Immigrants

by Daniel B. Reed Indiana University Press (September 24, 2016)

Daniel B. Reed integrates individual stories with the study of performance to understand the forces of diaspora and mobility in the lives of musicians, dancers, and mask performers originally from Côte d'Ivoire...

Gesture of Awareness

by Charles Genoud Wisdom Publications (May 03, 2016)


From a major mind of Buddhism today comes this unique philosophical work, which hearkens back to the classical verse-form, but in a modern voice that speaks directly to the twenty-first century reader and...