Aerial Dance: A Guide to Dance with Rope and Harness

Aerial Dance: A Guide to Dance with Rope and Harness

by Jenefer Davies


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138698994
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/04/2017
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 880,794
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Jenefer Davies is the Associate Professor of Dance at Washington and Lee University and Artistic Director of the W&L Repertory Dance Company. Her choreography and performance work has toured to Spain, Greece, Scotland and throughout the United States. Davies founded the contemporary modern dance company, Progeny Dance, which has performed at Green Space and Dixon Place in Manhattan, and The Center for Performance Research in Brooklyn. She created one of the first academic programs in aerial dance in the country and teaches master classes in aerial rope & harness, bungee and silks. Her aerial dancers have performed at the Ailey Citigroup Theatre in NYC, at the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington DC and from the rooftops of buildings on the Washington & Lee campus.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Rig

Chapter 2: Optimal Conditioning

Chapter 3: Turns and Inverting

Chapter 4: Motion and Agility

Chapter 5: Traveling Through Space

Chapter 6: Phrases
Chapter 7: Cool Down

Chapter 8: Wellness

Chapter 9: Into the Future


Dictionary of Terms

Answers to Safety Test


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