Anna Halprin (Routledge Performance Practitioners) by Libby Worth,Helen Poynor

By Libby Worth,Helen Poynor

This guidebook strains the life's paintings of radical dance-maker Anna Halprin, documenting her early occupation as a latest dancer within the Nineteen Forties via to the improvement of her groundbreaking method of dance as an available and life-enhancing artwork shape. Tracing the evolution of the San Francisco Dancers' Workshop, it explores Halprin's connections with the avant-garde theatre, tune, visible artwork and structure of the Fifties and 60s, and analyses her paintings from this era. Anna Halprin not just deals an invaluable advent to the lifestyles and paintings of this significant determine, but in addition offers a big ancient advisor to a time while dance used to be first explored past the confines of the theatre and thought of as a therapeutic paintings for people and communities.

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