Synopses & Reviews
Providing the principles of dance developed by José Limón, this book gives the historical and physical aspects of his style and approach to dance that will be of interest to dancers, teachers, and students of dance at every level. It includes preparatory exercises that teach the fundamentals of dance, gives a breakdown of essential exercises, and includes a complete class beginning with floor work and progressing to center exercises and across-the-floor combinations.
“An excellent book and precise in its discussion of technique . . . respectful and affectionate in its treatment of the man.” —Agnes deMille
1295523 Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-208).
About the Author
was a member of José Limón Dance Company from 1962 to 1974. He has staged works for such companies as Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, American Ballet Theatre, the London School of Contemporary Dance, and the Juilliard School. He lives in Miami, Florida.