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Creating Performances for Teaching and Learning

A Practice Session for Pedagogy

by Chris McRae & Aubrey Huber

<p>This book uses the metaphors of practice spaces and practice sessions to demonstrate the connection between creative and performance practices, and critical pedagogy. It offers a conceptual framework for using performance and creative ...

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Creative Selves / Creative Cultures

Critical Autoethnography, Performance, and Pedagogy

by Stacy Holman Jones & Marc Pruyn

<p>This book addresses and demonstrates the importance of critical approaches to autoethnography, particularly the commitment that such approaches make to theorizing the personal and to creating work that embodies a social justice ethos. ...

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Crimes and Punishments and Bernard Shaw

by Bernard F. Dukore

<p>This book analyzes the interaction of crimes, punishments, and Bernard Shaw in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. It explores crimes committed by professional criminals, nonprofessional criminals, businessmen, believers in a cause, the ...

ISBN: 9783319627465

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Cultural Performance

Ethnographic Approaches to Performance Studies

by Kevin Landis & Suzanne Macaulay

<p>This engaging text introduces the burgeoning and interdisciplinary field of cultural performance, offering ethnographic approaches to performance as well as looking at the aesthetics of experience and performance theory. Examining cultural ...

ISBN: 9781137603951

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Culture, Democracy and the Right to Make Art

The British Community Arts Movement

by Alison Jeffers & Gerri Moriarty

<p>Based on the words and experiences of the people involved, this book tells the story of the community arts movement in the UK, and, through a series of essays, assesses its influence on present day participatory arts practices. Part I offers ...

ISBN: 9781474258371

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Cunk on Everything

The Encyclopedia Philomena

by Philomena Cunk

<p><strong>'This book is great because it covers everything in existence apart from the 95% of stuff not worth bothering with' - Philomena Cunk, star of Charlie Brooker's <em>Weekly Wipe, Moments of Wonder</em> and <em>Cunk on ...

ISBN: 9781473690394

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Dad's Army: The Story of a Very British Comedy

by Graham McCann

The story of the greatest British sit-com and its enduring appeal. When we laugh at Dad's Army we laugh at ourselves, and nearly fifty years after it was first broadcast, millions of us are still laughing &#8211; whenever and wherever it is ...

ISBN: 9781841153094

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Daethon & Arundel

A ballet in four acts

by David Hotchkiss

<p>Separated by class and by eighteenth century societal rules, a lowly palace servant, Daethon, and the young prince, Arundel, fall in love in a world beset by dangers. Set in the wild lands between Austria and Hungary, they find themselves ...

ISBN: 9781912562107

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Dame Maggie Scott: A Life in Dance

by Potter Michelle

It is impossible to tell the story of dance in Australia without focusing on Dame Margaret Scott. The fiftieth anniversary of The Australian Ballet School is a fitting time to launch her biography - she was the first Director of the School ...

ISBN: 9781922182388

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Dance 2wice

by Abbott Miller

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Dance and Drama in French Baroque Opera

A History

by Rebecca Harris-Warrick

<p>Since its inception, French opera has embraced dance, yet all too often operatic dancing is treated as mere decoration. Dance and Drama in French Baroque Opera exposes the multiple and meaningful roles that dance has played, starting from ...

ISBN: 9781316776056

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Dance and the Body in Western Theatre

1948 to the Present

by Sabine Sörgel

<p>While the body appears in almost all cultural discourses, it is nowhere as visible as in dance. This book captures the resurgence of the dancing body in the second half of the twentieth century by introducing students to the key ...

ISBN: 9781137034892

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Dance as Text

Ideologies of the Baroque Body

by Mark Franko

<p><em>Dance as Text: Ideologies of the Baroque Body</em> is a historical and theoretical examination of French court ballet over a hundred-year period, beginning in 1573, that spans the late Renaissance and early baroque. Utilizing aesthetic ...

ISBN: 9780190466053

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Dance Composition Basics

by Pamela Anderson Sofras

<p>If the saying “To be the best, you must learn from the best” holds true, then this book is gold for all aspiring dancers.</p> <p><em>Dance Composition Basics, Second Edition,</em> doesn’t just <em>feature</em> the works and brilliance of ...

ISBN: 9781492589815

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Dance Discourses

Keywords in Dance Research

by Susanne Franco & Marina Nordera

<p>Focusing on politics, gender, and identities, a group of international dance scholars provide a broad overview of new methodological approaches – with specific case studies – and how they can be applied to the study of ballet and modern ...

ISBN: 9781134947195

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Dance Dramaturgy

Modes of Agency, Awareness and Engagement

by Pil Hansen & Darcey Callison

<p>Ten international dramaturg-scholars advance proposals that reset notions of agency in contemporary dance creation. Dramaturgy becomes driven by artistic inquiry, distributed among collaborating artists, embedded in improvisation tasks, or ...

ISBN: 9781137373229

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Dance Leadership

Theory Into Practice

by Jane M. Alexandre

<p>This “what is”—rather than “how to”— volume proposes a theoretical framework for understanding dance leadership for dancers, leaders, and students of both domains, illustrated by portraits of leaders in action in India, South Africa, UK, US, ...

ISBN: 9781137575920

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Dance Matters in Ireland

Contemporary Dance Performance and Practice

by Aoife McGrath & Emma Meehan

<p>This book addresses the need for critical scholarship about contemporary dance practices in Ireland. Bringing together key voices from a new wave of scholarship to examine recent practice and research in the field of contemporary dance, it ...

ISBN: 9783319667393

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Dance, Disability and Law

InVisible difference

by Sarah Whatley, Charlotte Waelde & Shawn Harmon

<p>This edited collection is the first book to that focus on the intersection between dance, disability and law. Bringing together a range of writers from different disciplines, this volume considers the question of how we value, validate and ...

ISBN: 9781783208708

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Dance, Diversity and Difference

Performance and Identity Politics in Northern Europe and the Baltic

by Rosemary Martin

<p>The countries surrounding the Baltic Sea - Denmark, Estonia, Latvia, Finland, Germany, Lithuania, Poland, Russia, and Sweden – have experienced immense social and political change, from the territorial maneuverings of Sweden, Russia, and ...

ISBN: 9781786722430

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