Contemporary Choreography: A Critical Reader (Paperback)

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By Jo Butterworth (Editor), Liesbeth Wildschut (Editor)
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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 concerns Processes of making Dance dramaturgy: structures, relationships, contexts Choreographic environments Cultural and intercultural contexts Challenging aesthetics Choreographic 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.

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.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781138679986
ISBN-10: 1138679984
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: December 11th, 2017
Pages: 546
Language: English