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Fifty Contemporary Choreographers

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Publisher Comments:

Covering today's most important modern, ballet, contemporary and post-modern choreographers in Europe and North America, this unique guide is a valuable quick reference for students and critics, dancers and general readers in love with dance. Each entry includes a biographical section, a chronological list of works, a detailed bibliography and a critical essay. In entries on choreographers such as Richard Alston, Pina Bausch, Laurie Booth, Christopher Bruce, Jonathan Burrows, Michael Clarke, Merce Cunningham, Anna Theresa De Keersmaeker, Eiko and Koma, William Forsythe, Jiri Kylain, Mark Morris, Twyla Tharp and other leading figures, readers can easily locate each choreographer's style and influence within the development of contemporary theatre dance, and swiftly discern the essential facts in his or her career.

Synopsis:

This work provides a guide to dance makers. Each entry includes: a biographical section; a chronological list of works; a detailed bibliography; and a critical essay. The entries locate each choreographer's style and influence within the development of contemporary theatre dance.

Table of Contents

Richard Alston — Lea Anderson — Karole Armitage — Pina Bausch — Laurie Booth — Matthew Bourne — Trisha Brown — Christopher Bruce — Jonathan Burrows — Rosemary Butcher — Carolyn Carlson — Lucinda Childs — Michael Clark — Robert Cohan — Merce Cunningham — Siobhan Davies — Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker — Laura Dean — Douglas Dunn — Eiko and Koma — Mats Ek — Garth Fagan — Eliot Field — William Forsythe — Jean-Claude Gallotta — David Gordon — Bill T. Jones — James Kudelka — Jiérâi Kyliâan — Daniel Larrieu — Murray Louis — Lar Lubovitch — Maguy Marin — Susan Marshall --Bebe Miller — Meredith Monk — Mark Morris — Graeme Murphy — Lloyd Newson — Robert North — Kazuo Ohno — Steve Paxton — Stephen Petronio — Pilobolus — Ian Spink — Elizabeth Streb — Kei Takei — Paul Taylor — Glen Tetley — Twyla Tharp.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780415103640
Preface:
Jowitt, Deborah
Author:
Jowitt, Deborah
Preface:
Jowitt, Deborah
Editor:
Bremser, Martha
Editor:
Sanders, Lorna
Author:
Bremser, Martha
Publisher:
Routledge
Location:
London ;
Subject:
Dance - Reference
Subject:
Entertainment & Performing Arts
Subject:
Choreographers
Subject:
Modern dance
Subject:
Choreography
Subject:
Entertainment & Performing Arts - General
Subject:
Biography-Entertainment and Performing Arts
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references.
Series Volume:
no. 98-10
Publication Date:
19990831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
8.58x5.50x.71 in. .69 lbs.

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