Teaching Dance Studies

Teaching Dance Studies

by Judith Chazin-Bennahum
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415970350

ISBN-13: 9780415970358

Pub. Date: 07/28/2005

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Teaching Dance Studies is a practical guide, written by college professors and dancers/choreographers active in the field, introducing key issues in dance pedagogy. Many young people graduating from universities with degrees – either PhDs or MFAs – desire to teach dance, either in college settings or at local dance schools.

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Overview

Teaching Dance Studies is a practical guide, written by college professors and dancers/choreographers active in the field, introducing key issues in dance pedagogy. Many young people graduating from universities with degrees – either PhDs or MFAs – desire to teach dance, either in college settings or at local dance schools.

This collection covers all areas of dance education, including improvisation/choreography; movement analysis; anthropology; theory; music for dance; dance on film; kinesiology/injury prevention; notation; history; archiving; and criticism.

Among the contributors included in the volume are: Bill Evans, writing on movement analysis; Susan Foster on dance theory; Ilene Fox on notation; Linda Tomko addresses new approaches to teaching the history of all types of dance; and Elizabeth Aldrich writing on archiving.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415970358
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/28/2005
Pages:
268
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Judith Bennahum
1
Teaching Movement Analysis
Bill Evans
2
Dance Theory?
Susan Leigh Foster
3
From Improvisation to Choreography: The Critical Bridge
Larry Lavender and Jennifer Predock-Linnell
4
Wild Speculation and Simple Thoughts: Teaching Music to Dancers
Jeffrey Stolet
5
Dance on Film
Beth Genne
6
Teaching Dance History: A Querying Stance as Milennial Lens
Linda Tomko
7
Teaching Dance Criticism
Mindy Aloff
8
The Anthropology of Dance: Textural, Theoretical and Experiential Ways of Knowing
Jill Sweet
9
Standing Aside and Making Space: Mentoring Student Choreographers
Larry Lavender and Jennifer Predock-Linnell
10
Kinesiology and Injury Prevention
Virginia Wilmerding
11
Labanotation
Ilene Fox and Dawn Lille
12
Documentation, Preservation, and Access: Ensuring a Future for Dance's Legacy
Elizabeth Aldrich
13
Reflections on Educating Dance Educators
Susan W. Stinson
Bibliography
Contributors Biographies
Index

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