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The Dance Experience: Insights Into History, Culture and Creativity


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Providing an understanding of the history, evolution, and universality of dance as an art form, this guidebook explores the significance of dance in culture, the relationship of dance to other art forms, the contributions of great pioneering choreographers, dancers, and teachers, and the creative process. Highlighting an extensive range of types of dance—including ballet, modern, jazz, tap, folk, ethnic, and social—this comprehensive collection features a variety of engaging essays written by experts in their respective fields. Students of dance, professionals, instructors, and enthusiasts will learn what to look for during a performance, and how to appreciate dance styles from around the world. This newly revised edition includes five new chapters and an extensive, annotated appendix of film resources giving helpful suggestions for viewing that will enhance the dance experience.

About the Author

Myron Howard Nadel is professor of dance at the University of Texas-El Paso. He is the founding chair of the dance department at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, the coordinator for music theatre at Carnegie Mellon University, and chair of performing arts at Buffalo State University. He lives in El Paso, Texas. Marc Raymond Strauss is professor of theater and dance at Southeast Missouri State University. He lives in Jackson, Missouri.

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Nadel, Myron Howard (edt)
Princeton Book Company
Strauss, Marc Raymond
Nadel, Myron Howard
Dance - General
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Third Edition, Third edition
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