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Contemporary Choreography A Critical Reader by Jo Butterworth
  

Contemporary Choreography A Critical Reader

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Contemporary Choreography A Critical Reader by Jo Butterworth

Fully revised and updated, this second edition of Contemporary Choreography presents a range of articles covering choreographic enquiry, investigation into the creative process, and innovative challenges to traditional understandings of dance making. Contributions from a global range of practitioners and researchers address a spectrum of concerns in the field, organized into seven broad domains: Conceptual and philosophical concernsProcesses of makingDance dramaturgy: structures, relationships, contextsChoreographic environmentsCultural and intercultural contextsChallenging aestheticsChoreographic relationships with technology. Including 23 new chapters and 10 updated ones, Contemporary Choreography captures the essence and progress of choreography in the twenty-first century, supporting and encouraging rigorous thinking and research for future generations of dance practitioners and scholars.

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Significantly expands the field's knowledge base in theoretical and applied ways never heard quite so succinctly before in a large, wide-ranging volume.

Doug Risner, Journal of Dance Education


About the Author

Jo Butterworth is Professor of Dance Studies at the University of Malta. Liesbeth Wildschut lectures in dance history, dance theory, and dance dramaturgy at the Department of Media and Cultural Studies, Utrecht University, The Netherlands.

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Book Info

Publication date

13th December 2017

Author

Jo Butterworth

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Publisher

Routledge an imprint of Taylor & Francis Ltd

Format

Hardback
546 pages

Categories

Dance

ISBN

9781138679979

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