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Contemporary Dancers: Danny Tidwell, Travis Wall, Virginia Tanner, Jeanine Mason, Maggi Sietsma, Henning Rubsam, Akram Khan, Frikar Dance Co

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Danny Tidwell, Virginia Tanner, Jeanine Mason, Marie Chouinard, Travis Wall, Maggi Sietsma, Faustin Linyekula, Astad Deboo, Martha Clarke, Akram Khan, Paul-André Fortier, David Gordon, Heike Hennig, Louise Lecavalier, Melissa Pasut, Bill Evans, Sheron Wray, Douglas Boulivar, Dale Lam, Miya Hisaka Silva, Matthias Sperling, ...

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Danny Tidwell, Virginia Tanner, Jeanine Mason, Marie Chouinard, Travis Wall, Maggi Sietsma, Faustin Linyekula, Astad Deboo, Martha Clarke, Akram Khan, Paul-André Fortier, David Gordon, Heike Hennig, Louise Lecavalier, Melissa Pasut, Bill Evans, Sheron Wray, Douglas Boulivar, Dale Lam, Miya Hisaka Silva, Matthias Sperling, Tadashi Endo, Alissar Caracalla, Diana Diaz, Kate Champion, Lisa Warenski. Excerpt: Dancer Akram Khan MBE (born 29 July 1974 in London ) is a dancer . Akram Khan is one of the most acclaimed choreographers of his generation working in Britain today. Born in London into a family of Bangladeshi origin in 1974, he began dancing at the age of seven and studied with the great kathak dancer and teacher Sri Pratap Pawar. He first appeared on stage at the age of 14, when he was cast in Peter Brook s legendary production of Mahabharata, appearing in the televised version of the play broadcast in 1988. Following later studies in contemporary dance at De Montfort University and Northern School of Contemporary Dance, he began presenting solo performances of his work in the 1990s, maintaining his commitment to the classical kathak repertoire as well as modern work. Among his best-known solo pieces are: Polaroid Feet (2001), Ronin (2003) and Third Catalogue (2005). Career Following later studies in contemporary dance and a period working with Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker s Brussels based X-Group project, he began presenting solo performances of his work in the 1990s, maintaining his commitment to the classical kathak repertoire as well as modern work. Among his best-known solo pieces are: Polaroid Feet (2001), Ronin (2003) and Third Catalogue (2005). In August 2000, he launched his own company, which has provided him with a platform for innovation and an increasingly diverse ...

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  • ISBN-13: 9781230509372
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 9/12/2013
  • Pages: 32
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.07 (d)

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