The Dance Experience: Insights into History,Culture and Creativity / Edition 2

The Dance Experience: Insights into History,Culture and Creativity / Edition 2

by Marc Raymond Strauss
     
 

Highlighting ballet, modern dance, jazz, and tap, this comprehensive collection features a variety of engaging essays written by experts in their respective fields of dance. Students of dance, professionals, instructors, and enthusiasts will learn how to look at dance, what to look for during a performance, and how to appreciate dance styles from around the world.… See more details below

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Highlighting ballet, modern dance, jazz, and tap, this comprehensive collection features a variety of engaging essays written by experts in their respective fields of dance. Students of dance, professionals, instructors, and enthusiasts will learn how to look at dance, what to look for during a performance, and how to appreciate dance styles from around the world. Providing an understanding of the history, evolution, and universality of dance as an art form, this explores the significance of dance in culture, the relationship of dance to other art forms, the contributions of great pioneering choreographers, dancers, and teachers, and the creative process.

Author Biography: Myron Nadel is an associate dean of fine and performing arts at the University of Texas at El Paso and the vice president of the Texas Council of the Arts in Education. He lives in El Paso, Texas. Marc Strauss is the associate dean of the college of liberal arts at Southeast Missouri State University. He lives in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.

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ISBN-13:
9780871272515
Publisher:
Princeton Book Company
Publication date:
03/01/2003
Edition description:
Second edition
Pages:
388
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

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