Shaping the Landscape: Celebrating Dance in Australia

Shaping the Landscape: Celebrating Dance in Australia


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138660083
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/20/2016
Series: Celebrating Dance in Asia and the Pacific Series
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Stephanie Burridge lectures at Singapore Management University, Singapore and is a dance critic, author and Editor of the Routledge series 'Celebrating Dance in Asia and the Pacific'.

Juile Dyson is National Director at Australian Dance Council — Ausdance.

Table of Contents

Foreword Robyn Archer xi

Preface Stephanie Burridge xvii

Acknowledgements xxi

Introduction Stephanie Burridge Julie Dyson xxiii

1 Shaping the Landscape Jill Sykes 1

2 Forging an Identity: Transformation and Synthesis in Twentieth Century Australian Dance Jordan Beth Vincent Lee Christofis 13

3 Connecting Through Dance and Story Stephanie Burridge 34

4 Awakening the Spirit: Telling the Stories Stephen Page in Conversation Cheryl Stock 52

5 Contemporary Indigenous Dance: The Importance of NAISDA Garry Lester 68

6 Treading the Pathways: Independent Indigenous Dance Marilyn Miller 77

7 Different Inflections Cheryl Stock 84

8 Knowledge, Experience and a Dash of Rebellion: Dance Training in Australia Maggi Phillips 103

9 Generations Dancing Jeff Meiners 120

10 Dancers on a Precipice Garry Stewart 137

11 Together in Isolation: New Moves Across Time and Place Amanda Card 155

12 Connecting the Voices: The Story of Ausdance Julie Dyson 174

13 Looking for the Dance: Other Spaces, Different Times Shirley McKechnie 194

Artists' Voices and Biographies Kelley Abbey Phillip Adams David Atkins Stephen Baynes Narelle Benjamin Raymond Blanco Elizabeth Cameron Dalman Kate Champion Kate Denborough Tess de Quincey Clare Dyson Lucy Guerin Antony Hamilton Nanette Hassall Sue Healey Helen Herbertson Liz Lea Brian Lucas David McAllister David McMicken Tracie Mitchell Graeme Murphy Gideon Obarzanek John O'Connell Shaun Parker Chrissie Parrott Sue Peacock Dein Perry Frances Rings Hellen Sky Meryl Tankard Vicki Van Hout Leigh Warren Graeme Watson Gavin Webber Natalie Weir.

Index 304

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