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Dance with Demons: The Life of Jerome Robbins by Greg Lawrence

By Greg Lawrence

The 1st biography of the distinguished choreographer/director of Broadway, ballet, and Hollywood-a guy of towering fulfillment and notable own demons.For a long time he used to be probably the most commanding inventive forces in the US. His paintings on such exhibits as in town, The King and that i, West aspect tale, Fiddler at the Roof, Gypsy, and Jerome Robbins's Broadway earned him 5 Tony Awards and Academy Awards. His brilliance with American Ballet Theatre and ny urban Ballet confirmed him as one among America's nice ballet masters. but if Jerome Robbins, n? Rabinowitz, died on the age of seventy-nine in 1998, he used to be a haunted guy. All of his existence, he had struggled with demons: his bisexuality, his Judaism, his frequently sour dating along with his mom and dad, his betrayals of others through the McCarthy hearings, and his perfectionism that bordered at the sadistic. He was once enjoyed and hated in equivalent elements; and merely now, during this groundbreaking biography via insider Greg Lawrence, established upon years of study and dozens of interviews with Robbins's kinfolk, acquaintances, and co-workers, can the entire degree of either the artist and the fellow be taken. it's a attention-grabbing portrait of sunshine and dark-like its topic, a piece wealthy in complexity.

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The Ballet Lover's Companion by Zoe Anderson

By Zoe Anderson

This enticing publication is a welcome advisor to the main profitable and enjoyed ballets obvious at the level this day. Dance author and critic Zoe Anderson specializes in one hundred forty ballets, a center foreign repertory that encompasses works from the airy global of romantic ballet to the edgy, muscular works of recent choreographers. She offers a wealth of evidence and insights, together with info established simply to bop international insiders, and considers such fresh works as Alexei Ramansky's Shostakovich Trilogy and Christopher Wheeldon's The Winter's Tale in addition to older ballets as soon as forgotten yet now again to the repertory, similar to Sylvia. to reinforce delight in each one ballet, Anderson additionally bargains pointers on what to seem for in the course of a performance.

Each bankruptcy introduces a interval of ballet background and gives an summary of concepts and development within the paintings shape. within the person entries that keep on with, Anderson comprises crucial proof approximately each one ballet's topics, plot, composers, choreographers, dance sort, and track. the writer additionally addresses the situations of every ballet's production and its influence within the theater, and he or she recounts anecdotes that remove darkness from functionality background and reception.

Reliable, available, and completely modern, this booklet will satisfaction a person who attends the ballet, participates in ballet, or just loves ballet and needs to understand even more approximately it.

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The Harmonic Structure of Movement, Music, and Dance by Carol-Lynne Moore

By Carol-Lynne Moore

This learn of Rudolf Laban, pre-eminent dance theorist of the 20th century, offers the 1st accomplished research of his examine. dependent upon an exam of unpublished writings and drawings from the ultimate twenty years of Laban's profession, this booklet lines Laban's systematic integration of assorted strands of analysis and delineates how he used 'harmony' as an analogic metaphor to light up the deep constitution of dance and circulation. It addresses technical and conceptual hyperlinks among Laban's first profession as a visible artist and his next vocation as a dance theorist. Key parts in his analytic flow taxonomy are brought to familiarize the reader with phrases utilized in the dialogue of harmonic conception. ultimate sections expand the analogic metaphor, elaborating constructs similar to tone, period, scale, modulation, transposition, and harmonic interrelationships, whereas deciding upon hypotheses open to extra empirical examine. This unique presentation of harmonics as a normal thought of human stream will entice students within the acting arts, activities and circulation experiences, and dance and stream cures.

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Making Connections: Total Body Integration Through by Peggy Hackney

By Peggy Hackney

Human circulation affects an individual's perceptions and talent to engage with the realm. via routines, illustrations, and certain anatomical drawings, this extraordinary ebook publications the reader towards overall physique integration. An experimental method of move basics regarding the patterning of connections within the physique in response to ideas of effective flow, the method of overall physique integration encourages own expression and whole mental involvement. Such paintings, started through Irmgard Bartenieff and referred to now as Bartenieff's basics, is constructed by means of Peggy Hackney, one in all Bartenieff's shut colleagues, in Making Connections. through studying what's actually primary in human circulation, Hackney's pioneering examine explores internal connections via particular physique activities and stocks the method for freeing the sensations and emotions that such pursuits bring about.

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Community performance: an introduction by Petra Kuppers

By Petra Kuppers

Neighborhood functionality: An advent is a entire and obtainable practice-based primer for college kids and practitioners of neighborhood arts, dance and theatre. It is either a classroom-friendly textbook and a guide for the practitioner, completely answering the wishes of a box the place instructing is oriented round perform. supplying a toolkit for college students drawn to working neighborhood arts teams, this ebook comprises: overseas case-studies and primary individual tales through practitioners and members pattern workouts, either functional and reflective research questions excerpts of illustrative fabric from theorists and practitioners. This ebook can be utilized as a standalone textual content or including its better half quantity, The neighborhood functionality Reader, to supply an outstanding advent to the sector of group arts perform. Petra Kuppers has drawn on her substantial own adventure and a wealth of inspiring case reports to create a booklet that would have interaction and support to increase the reflective group arts practitioner.

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Exploring Psychedelic Trance and Electronic Dance Music in by Emília Simão

By Emília Simão

The popularization and cult-like following of digital track has provoked new kinfolk among males and machines, paintings and expertise, and smooth shamans and disc jockeys. New applied sciences and multimedia instruments have woke up neo-ritual practices during the emergence of Psychedelic Trance events, evoking tribal reviews encouraged through a brand new shamanism, mediated through high-tech advisor elements.

Exploring Psychedelic Trance and digital Dance tune in sleek Culture investigates the expansive scope of digital tune Dance tradition (EMDC), the increase of Psychedelic Trance tradition, and their dating with new electronic structures. Drawing from views in sociology, anthropology, psychology, aesthetics and the humanities, spiritual reviews, info applied sciences, multimedia conversation, shamanism, and ritualism, this e-book analyzes the effect of latest applied sciences on person and collective behaviors in our on-line world. This cutting edge reference resource is perfect to be used by way of academicians, researchers, upper-level scholars, practitioners, and theorists.

Focusing on numerous subject matters in relation to sub-cultures, human habit, and pop culture, this name good points well timed examine on substitute tradition, digital tune gala's, ethnography, track and faith, psychedelic medicines, Psytrance, rave tradition, and trance parties.

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The Little Capoeira Book by Nestor Capoeira

By Nestor Capoeira

Комплект материалов для знакомства с одним из наиболее модным среди молодежи видов спорта. Капоэйра - одновременно танец, акробатика и воинское искусство, главным оружием в котором являются ноги. Зародившаяся среди негров Анголы и Бразилии, бывших португалиских колоний, она сейчас стермительно набирает популярность во всем мире. В Израиле, например, юноши и девушки собираются вечерами на пляжах и под гипнотическую живую музыку демонстрируют головкружительные пируэты, сальто и кульбиты в Roda (кругу адептов), которые бы сделали честь любому профессиональноиму гимнасту. Вся атмосфера подобных встреч пронизана дружелюбием и теплотой, ведь капойэра - это не реальная схватка, это O Jogo, благородная игра мужчин, ей чужда враждебность и агрессия.
К сожалению, не у всех желающих есть возможность попасть на занятия к хорошему мастеру. даже литературы по данному предмету не так уж и много. В данном издании вы найдете подробное описание истории зарождения и развития стиля, описание различных школ и направлений, технику выполнения приемов, связок и комбинаций соло и в паре, глоссарий и библиографию.

"Капойэра присутствует в Америке уже двадцать лет, но о ней написано всего несколько книг... Книга Нестора интересна не только практикам капоэйры, но также музыкантам, антрополагам, всем людям кто ею интересуется. Она поможет новому поколению капоэйристов найти их путь".
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The Choreographic by Jenn Joy

By Jenn Joy

The choreographic phases a talk within which paintings is not just checked out yet appears to be like again; it truly is approximately touch that touches even throughout distance. The choreographic strikes among the corporeal and cerebral to inform the tales of those encounters as dance trespasses into the discourse and disciplines of visible artwork and philosophy via a chain of stutters, steps, trembles, and spasms. In The Choreographic, Jenn pleasure examines dance and choreography not just as creative ideas and disciplines but additionally as intrinsically theoretical and significant practices. She investigates artists in discussion with philosophy, describing a move of conceptual choreography that prospers in big apple and at the pageant circuit. pleasure deals shut readings of a chain of experimental works, arguing for the choreographic as a substitute version of aesthetics. She explores constellations of works, artists, writers, philosophers, and dancers, in dialog with theories of gesture, language, wish, and heritage. She choreographs a revelatory narrative during which Walter Benjamin, Pina Bausch, Francis Alÿs, and Cormac McCarthy dance jointly; she lines the feminist and queer strength towards wish in the course of the choreography of DD Dorvillier, Heather Kravas, Meg Stuart, l. a. Ribot, Miguel Gutierrez, luciana achugar, and others; she maps new kinds of communicability and pedagogy; and she or he casts technology fiction writers Samuel R. Delany and Kim Stanley Robinson as perceptual avatars and dance companions for Ralph Lemon, Marianne Vitali, James Foster, and Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller. developing an elevated idea of the choreographic, pleasure explores how choreography as serious suggestion and perform attunes us to a extra productively doubtful, precarious, and ecstatic figuring out of aesthetics and paintings making.

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