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Fifty Contemporary Choreographers
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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.
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.
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