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Age and Dancing: Older People and Community Dance Practice

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This highly readable introduction to dance with older people combines key debates and issues in the field with practical guidance, as well as a resources section including numerous "toolkit materials." Diane Amans, leading practitioner in Community Dance, provides the ideal beginners' guide for students, practitioners and dance artists alike.

About the Author

DIANE AMANS is the founder of Freedom in Dance, and an experienced practitioner and training consultant. She writes regularly for a range of professional publications and is an invited speaker at conferences around the world.

Table of Contents

Foreword

Introduction

PART I: OLDER PEOPLE DANCING - CONTEXTS

Definitions

Ageing and Society

What sort of dance and who is dancing?

Contexts

Opportunities for older professional dancers

Intergenerational Dance

PART II: PRACTICAL CONSIDERATIONS

Understanding Ageing

Dance and Dementia

Duty of Care - keeping older bodies safe

Documentation /evaluation / advocacy / challenging stereotypes

Choreography and performance with older people

Conclusion

PART III: RESOURCES

Product Details

ISBN:
9780230293809
Author:
Amans, Diane (edt)
Publisher:
Palgrave MacMillan
Author:
Amans, Diane
Subject:
Dance - General
Subject:
Dance - Reference
Subject:
Theater - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20130131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
10 b/w photos
Pages:
264
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.125 in

Related Subjects

Arts and Entertainment » Dance » Ballet » General
Arts and Entertainment » Dance » General
Arts and Entertainment » Dance » Reference
Arts and Entertainment » Drama » General
History and Social Science » Politics » General
History and Social Science » Sociology » Aging

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