Fifty Contemporary Choreographers

Fifty Contemporary Choreographers

by Martha Bremser
     
 

Covering today's most important modern, ballet, contemporary and post-modern choreographers in Europe and North America, this unique guide is a valuable quick reference for students and critics, dancers and general readers in love with dance.

Each entry includes a biographical section, a chronological list of works, a detailed bibliography and a critical

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Overview

Covering today's most important modern, ballet, contemporary and post-modern choreographers in Europe and North America, this unique guide is a valuable quick reference for students and critics, dancers and general readers in love with dance.

Each entry includes a biographical section, a chronological list of works, a detailed bibliography and a critical essay. In entries on choreographers such as Richard Alston, Pina Bausch, Laurie Booth, Christopher Bruce, Jonathan Burrows, Michael Clarke, Merce Cunningham, Anna Theresa De Keersmaeker, Eiko and Koma, William Forsythe,Jiri Kylain, Mark Morris, Twyla Tharp and other leading figures, readers can easily locate each choreographer's style and influence within the development of contemporary theatre dance, and swiftly discern the essential facts in his or her career.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415103633
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/08/1999
Series:
Routledge Key Guides Series
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 5.50(h) x 0.69(d)

Table of Contents

Contributorsvii
Editor's Notexi
Acknowledgementsxiii
Introduction1
Richard Alston13
Lea Anderson18
Karole Armitage21
Pina Bausch25
Laurie Booth29
Matthew Bourne34
Trisha Brown37
Christoper Bruce42
Jonathan Burrows47
Rosemary Butcher51
Carolyn Carlson55
Lucinda Childs58
Michael Clark63
Robert Cohan68
Merce Cunningham72
Siobhan Davies77
Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker84
Laura Dean88
Douglas Dunn93
Eiko and Koma97
Mats Ek100
Garth Fagan103
Eliot Feld106
William Forsythe110
Jean-Claude Gallotta115
David Gordon118
Bill T. Jones123
James Kudelka128
Jiri Kylian133
Daniel Larrieu139
Murray Louis141
Lar Lubovitch145
Maguy Marin150
Susan Marshall153
Bebe Miller156
Meredith Monk159
Mark Morris164
Graeme Murphy169
Lloyd Newson173
Robert North176
Kazuo Ohno180
Steve Paxton184
Stephen Petronio189
Pilobolus192
Ian Spink196
Elizabeth Streb201
Kei Takei204
Paul Taylor207
Glen Tetley212
Twyla Tharp217

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