Tango sans frontières (French Edition) by France Joyal

By France Joyal

Vous regardez les danseurs évoluer sur los angeles piste, fascinés par les motifs que tracent agilement leurs pieds sur le sol. Puis, votre regard remonte lentement leurs corps enlacés et pénètre, pour quelques moments, leur intimité. Au-delà des costumes flamboyants et des pas de danse, vous comprenez que le tango cache en lui les délicats mécanismes des rapports humains. C’est également ce qu’a compris France Joyal en initiant, il y a trois ans, un cycle de colloques et de guides universitaires sur le tango. Poursuivant le travail accompli dans Tango, corps à corps culturel (2009), elle met ici à contribution les expertises scientifiques et professionnelles de chercheurs d’origines diverses – française, argentine, roumaine et québécoise – et de domaines variés – psychologie, géomatique cognitive, musique, psychiatrie, histoire, littérature, sociologie, danse et éducation artistique. Ensemble, ils offrent un landscape du tango, de ses fondements, de son caractère improvisé, de ses incidences sur le mieux-être de l'individu et de son extraordinaire potentiel métaphorique. Les chercheurs de tous les domaines, les intervenants en santé, de même que les professeurs, danseurs et amateurs de tango, se sentiront interpellés par cet ouvrage qui marque les prémisses de l. a. « tangologie », d’une technology du tango. Assurément, le tango n’a pas de frontières.

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Ballroom World Dance Book Revised 4th Revised Edition by Allen G. Darnell

By Allen G. Darnell

Illustrations of nine ballroom and Latin dances with directions for newcomers. In-depth background of ballroom and Latin-American dances. over three hundred pictures of dancers and tremendous megastar dancers plus an enormous volume of knowledge and costs approximately social and competition(International variety) dances. A needs to purchase. THE WORLD'S prime AUTHORITATIVE advisor TO SOCIAL/BALLROOM & LATIN-AMERICAN DANCING.

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When Men Dance: Choreographing Masculinities Across Borders by Jennifer Fisher,Anthony Shay

By Jennifer Fisher,Anthony Shay

whereas dance has continually been as challenging as touch activities, intuitive obstacles distinguish the 2 kinds of functionality for males. Dance is usually considered as a female task, and males who dance are often stereotyped as suspect, homosexual, or one way or the other unnatural. yet what relatively occurs while males dance?

When males Dance deals a innovative imaginative and prescient that boldly articulates double-standards in gender development inside of dance and brings hidden histories to gentle in a globalized debate. a primary of its style, this trenchant examine the stereotypes and realities of male dancing brings jointly contributions from best and emerging students of dance from world wide to discover what occurs whilst males dance. The dancing male physique emerges in its many contexts, from the ballet, glossy, and renowned dance worlds to levels in Georgian and Victorian England, Weimar Germany, India and the center East. the boys who dance and people who learn them inform tales that would be either established and excellent for insiders and outsiders alike.

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Ameera, Unveiled by Kathleen Varn

By Kathleen Varn

on the age of forty-eight, fortunately remarried and retired from her criminal assistant, gerbil wheel, Kat comes to a decision to wreck out of her shell and check out her hand at abdominal dancing. What starts as a pastime leads her to filling a coveted spot in Palmetto Oasis center japanese Dance Troupe. With below 8 weeks to arrange, Kat's thrown right into a international of acting she is terrified to stand, all resulting in per week of giving classes and appearing in Jamaica. touring with 8 glittery strangers, she forges deep bonds less than outrageous situations at what they would quickly all observe was once a clothing-optional inn. being affected by paralyzing degree fright and looking out for the deeper root of her fears, Kat feverishly seeks the way to unlock Ameera, her internal dance queen. by means of the tip of the week, the viewers is mesmerized through the strong presence and synchronicity of girls joined on the hip through scares and a few glitter. Kat quickly is aware, with the aid of 8 sisters in dance, that she is ultimately a part of a tribe, gaining knowledge of an oasis to refresh her thirst to join a circle of wome

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Dance Dramaturgy: Modes of Agency, Awareness and Engagement by Pil Hansen,Darcey Callison

By Pil Hansen,Darcey Callison

Ten foreign dramaturg-scholars increase proposals that reset notions of employer in modern dance construction. Dramaturgy turns into pushed by means of creative inquiry, disbursed between participating artists, embedded in improvisation projects, or weaved via viewers engagement, and the dramaturg turns into a facilitator of dramaturgical awareness.

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Capoeira: The History of an Afro-Brazilian Martial Art by Matthias Rohrig Assuncao

By Matthias Rohrig Assuncao

initially the protect of Afro-Brazilian slaves, the marginalized and the underclasses in Brazilian society, capoeira is now a mainstream recreation, taught in Brazilian colleges and practised through quite a number social sessions around the globe. a few advocates now search Olympic attractiveness for Capoeira.
This obvious switch within the that means and objective of Capeoira has ended in conflicts among traditionalists, who view capoeira as their background descended from the maroons, a weapon for use opposed to the injustice and repression; and reformers, who desire to see Capoeira strengthen as a world activity.
Capoeira: The background of Afro-Brazilian Martial paintings explores Capoeira as a box of war of words the place different struggles that divide Brazilian society are performed out. It includes either the 1st entire English language overview of archive and modern literature in terms of Capoeira, in addition to the 1st scholarly account of Capoeira's historical past and development.

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Anthropology of the Performing Arts: Artistry, Virtuosity, by Anya Peterson Royce

By Anya Peterson Royce

Anya Peterson Royce turns the anthropological gaze at the appearing arts, looking for huge commonalities in functionality, paintings, and artists throughout area, time, and tradition. She asks basic questions as to the character of inventive interpretation, the variations among virtuosity and artistry, and the way artists interaction with viewers, aesthetics, and elegance. To aid her case, she examines artists as various as Fokine and the Ballets Russes, Tewa Indian dancers, seventeenth century commedia dell'arte, eastern kabuki and butoh, Zapotec shamans, and the mime of Marcel Marceau, including her personal observations as a certified dancer within the classical ballet culture. Royce additionally issues to the new circulation towards collaboration throughout creative genres as proof of the universality of aesthetics. Her research results in a greater realizing of creative interpretation, artist-audience relationships, and the creative mind's eye as cross-cultural phenomena. Over 29 black and white photos and drawings illustrate the big variety of Royce's cross-cultural strategy. Her well-crafted quantity might be of significant curiosity to anthropologists, arts researchers, and scholars of cultural reports and appearing arts.

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Labanotation: The System of Analyzing and Recording Movement by Ann Hutchinson Guest

By Ann Hutchinson Guest

A definitive e-book for college students of dance and circulate reports, Labanotation is now on hand in a fourth variation, the 1st entire revision of the textual content considering 1977.


Initiated through the circulate genius Rudolf Laban, and sophisticated via fifty years of labor through academics right here and in another country, Labanotation, the 1st completely profitable procedure for recording human stream, is now having the influence on ballet and other kinds of dance that the prefection of track notation within the Renaissance had at the improvement of music.


This ebook makes it attainable to checklist properly, for examine and reconstruction, the nice dance creations of the theater, in addition to such various actions as time/motion reviews for undefined, group of workers overview and actual treatment. So finished that it might probably point out even facial expressions, the procedure is additionally uncomplicated sufficient for a kid to profit simply as a vital part of athletic or dance training.

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Queer Dance by Clare Croft

By Clare Croft

If we think a number of methods of being jointly, how could that shift choreographic practices and support us think methods teams gather in additional assorted methods than simply pairing one other guy with one other girl? How may well dancing queerly ask us to visualize futures via anything except heterosexuality and copy? How does demanding gender binaries regularly suggest brooding about race, considering the postcolonial, approximately ableism? What are the arbitrary principles structuring dance in all its arenas, no matter if live performance and social or advertisement and festival, and the way can we see these invisible buildings and paintings to disrupt them?

Queer Dance brings jointly artists and students in a multi-platformed project-book, accompanying web site, and concert sequence to invite, "How does dancing queerly steadily problem us?" The artists and students whose writing looks within the booklet and whose performances and filmed interviews seem on-line level quite a number genders and sexualities that problem and destabilize social norms. attractive with dance making, dance scholarship, queer reports, and different fields, Queer Dance asks how identities, groups, and artmaking and scholarly practices may well ponder what queer paintings the physique does and will do. there's nice strength in claiming queerness within the press of our bodies touching or within the exceeding of the physique most sensible measured in sweat and exhaustion. How does queerness exist within the realm of have an effect on and contact, and what then may we discover approximately queerness via those satisfying and complicated physically methods of knowing?

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Jose Limon: An Artist Re-viewed (Choreography and Dance by June Dunbar

By June Dunbar

Jose Limn is universally well-known as essentially the most vital smooth dancers of the 20 th century.  His process remains to be taught at significant faculties and dance colleges; his dance corporation keeps to restore his works, plus offers new works.  His most renowned paintings, The Moor's Pavanne, has been offered worldwide by means of ballet and sleek dance companies.  This booklet offers a sequence of essays approximately Limn's existence and works through famous students and dancers who have been linked to Limn.  It serves as an ideal advent to his choreography and legacy.  The publication should still attract enthusiasts of recent dance.

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