Category Archives: Dance

Hollywood North: The Feature Film Industry in British by Mike Gasher

By Mike Gasher

British Columbia’s billion-dollar movie trails at the back of in basic terms these of California and big apple. This publication recounts the tale of British Columbia’s swift upward thrust from relative obscurity within the movie global to its present prestige as "Hollywood North." Gasher positions the as a version for advertisement movie construction within the twenty-first century -- one strongly formed by way of a conception of cinema as a medium, no longer of tradition, yet of neighborhood commercial improvement. He addresses the explicit financial and geographic elements that give a contribution to the province’s good fortune, similar to the low Canadian buck and BC’s proximity to Los Angeles.

Hollywood North is a crucial booklet that brings into concentration the strain among globalization and localization within the movie undefined.

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Stage presence by Jane R Goodall

By Jane R Goodall

This attention-grabbing research differentiates level presence from aura and stardom, to discover the co-presence of and dating among performer and audience.

content material: The best angle --
Drawing strength --
Mesmerism --
sprint and flash --
Being present.
summary:

States that the mysterious caliber of presence in a performer is linked to primal, animal features in human participants, but additionally has connotations of divinity and the supernatural, bearing on to Read more...

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Dance and Music: A Guide to Dance Accompaniment for by Harriet Cavalli

By Harriet Cavalli

Harriet Cavalli, across the world famous as essentially the most proficient and skilled experts within the artwork of song for dancers and dance lecturers, provides right here the definitive booklet on accompaniment, in addition to her personal--often humorous--look behind the curtain on the global of dance. The textual content is better by way of diagrams and eighty three entire musical examples, supplying a wealth of repertoire offerings. some of the most accomplished books to recognize the intimate hyperlink among tune and ballet procedure, Dance and tune emphasizes the need of potent communique among dance lecturers and their accompanists. Cavalli lays the basis with descriptions of such a lot musical varieties utilized in the dance school room and stresses the necessity for academics to make song a residing a part of their periods. For the green accompanist, she describes the pianistic calls for of the career, in addition to the characteristics of dance steps and events that might facilitate the id of compatible tune. She additionally discusses the categories of dance periods an accompanist may go in and provides a long part at the services of a pianist in a dance corporation. With 40 years within the box, and firsthand wisdom of what dancing appears like and the way to re-create that feeling, Cavalli invitations musicians to maneuver gracefully into the distinctive, occasionally intimidating global of dance accompaniment.

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Beginning modern dance by Miriam Giguere

By Miriam Giguere

Beginning glossy Dance textual content and net source introduce undergraduate and highschool scholars to trendy dance as a acting artwork via participation, appreciation, and educational research within the dance method path.

within the e-book, 50 photographs with concise descriptions aid scholars in studying starting sleek dance method and in growing brief choreographic or improvisational experiences. For these new to fashionable dance, the publication offers a pleasant orientation at the constitution of a latest dance procedure category and contains information about type expectancies, etiquette, and applicable dresses. scholars additionally the right way to arrange mentally and bodily for sophistication, hold right nutrients and hydration, and stay away from harm.

Beginning smooth Dance helps scholars in knowing glossy dance as a appearing paintings and as a medium for inventive expression. The textual content offers the varieties of smooth dance artists Martha Graham, Doris Humphrey and José Limón, Katherine Dunham, Lester Horton, and Merce Cunningham in addition to an advent to eclectic sleek dance type. Chapters aid scholars start to determine components of contemporary dance as they study, view, and reply to dance choreography and function.

The accompanying net source deals 38 interactive videos and photographs of dance strategy to help studying and perform. additionally, e-journal and self-reflection assignments, functionality evaluations, and quizzes within the internet source support scholars increase their wisdom of recent dance as either performers and audience.

via glossy dance, scholars research new stream vocabularies and discover their exact and private artistry in accordance with their international. Beginning sleek Dance textual content and internet source aid your scholars of their event of this specified and dynamic style of dance.

Beginning glossy Dance is part of Human Kinetics’ Interactive Dance Series. The sequence comprises assets for contemporary dance, ballet, and faucet dance that aid introductory dance approach classes taught via dance, actual schooling, and positive arts departments. each one student-friendly textual content encompasses a internet source supplying movies of dance guideline, assignments, and actions. The Interactive Dance sequence bargains scholars a advisor to studying, acting, and viewing dance.

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Dance on Its Own Terms: Histories and Methodologies by Melanie Bales, Karen Eliot

By Melanie Bales, Karen Eliot

Dance by itself phrases: Histories and Methodologies anthologizes a variety of matters tested from dance-centered methodologies: modes of analysis which are emergent, dependent in proper structures of flow research, use fundamental assets, and depend upon severe, expert commentary of move. The chapters emphasize dance heritage and center disciplinary wisdom in 3 different types of important dance task: functionality and reconstruction, pedagogy and choreographic technique, and notational and different written kinds that examine and rfile dance. Conceptually, every one bankruptcy additionally increases issues and questions that time to widely inclusive methodological purposes. enticing and insightful, Dance by itself Terms represents an important contribution to investigate on dance.

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Stanford: Home of Champions by Gary Migdol

By Gary Migdol

In Stanford: domestic of Champions, Assistant Athletic Director Gary Migdol has captured the spirit and culture of 1 of America's most advantageous collage athletic courses. He has integrated easy-to-read tales approximately mythical soccer coaches Pop Warner and invoice Walsh, the exploits of the Vow Boys, the Thunderchickens and the Immortal 21, basketball nice Hank Luisetti, golf phenom Tiger Woods, "the world's maximum athlete" Ernie Nevers, Heisman Trophy winner Jim Plunkett, the thrills generated via such Olympic champions as Bob Mathias, Pablo Morales and Janet Evans and the unforgettable moments made attainable by means of such Cardinal greats as John Elway, Jennifer Azzi, Kim Oden, Paul Carey, Frank Albert, and plenty of extra. the entire valuable moments, the unforgettable occasions, and the storied legends have helped make Stanford collage so exact in addition to the University's non-athletic heritage are part of this booklet. additionally integrated is an inventory of Stanford collage letter winners and Olympic champions. Stanford: domestic of Champions is a needs to for cardinal lovers in every single place who comprehend and have fun with the individuality and culture that's Stanford college.

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Modern Dance in Germany and the United States: Crosscurrents by Isa Partsch-Bergsohn

By Isa Partsch-Bergsohn

The U.S. took the lead in sleek dance innovation through the Sixties while artists similar to Martha Graham, Josse Limbon, Paul Taylor, Alvin Aeiley and Alwin Nikolais crushed ecu audiences. in this case, the hot German Tanztheatre revitalized German theatre traditions with its new content material and alertness of a few of the U.S. smooth dance strategies. This publication discusses either parallels and differences among the heritage of contemporary dance within the usa and Germany. This paintings examines the phenomena of the trendy dance circulation among 1920 and 1968 in a world context, targeting its beginnings in Europe and its philosophy as formulated by means of Dalcroze, Laban, Wigman, and Jooss. The ebook strains the results of the 3rd Reich on those artists in addition to their impression at the constructing American glossy dance circulation in the course of the postwar years, with a selected specialize in Kurt Jooss and the Tanztheatre.

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A Measured Pace: Toward a Philosophical Understanding of the by F.E. Sparshott

By F.E. Sparshott

Although the theoretical value of dance has constantly been famous, dance has been fairly ignored within the philosophy of paintings. during this sequel to Off the floor, within which Professor Sparshott serious about the concept that of dance ordinarily, A Measured velocity considers the famous type of dance as paintings, its values, and dating to the opposite arts.

Sparshott starts off with an evidence of the philosophical value of the most important classifications of dance and their foundation. He examines dance as a mimetic and expressive medium, and studies the foremost dimensions of dance shape. He then explores the connection of dance to 3 comparable fields: song, language, and theatre. Sparshott additionally discusses the key philosophical difficulties of dance as an paintings: the categorical values of dance; the relation among the best way the viewers perceives dance and the dancer's self-perception; the ways that dancing and dances are realized; the department of creative construction among choreographers and performers; and the ways that dances are pointed out and preserve their identification via time. A concluding bankruptcy on how dances are recorded considers how the media may possibly swap the character of dance. A Measured velocity is a wide-ranging and large contribution to a philosophical knowing of dance.

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Beyond the Dance Floor: Female DJs, Technology and by Rebekah Farrugia

By Rebekah Farrugia

A pathbreaking examine of the ladies who create digital dance song, Beyond the Dance Floor makes a speciality of the principally missed courting among those girls and the conceptions of gender and know-how that proceed to notify the male-dominated tradition surrounding digital tune. during this quantity, Rebekah Farrugia explores a few vital matters, together with the politics of identification and illustration, the bonds shaped through ladies in the DJ group, and the position lady DJs and manufacturers play during this dance tune tradition in addition to within the higher public sphere.
 
Though Farrugia basically makes a speciality of women’s courting to music-related technologies—including vinyl, mp3s, and electronic creation software—she additionally deftly extends her argument to the strategic use of the web and website design talents for reasons tied to exposure, networking, and song distribution.

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Solkattu Manual: An Introduction to the Rhythmic Language of by David P. Nelson

By David P. Nelson

Solkattu, the spoken rhythms and styles of hand-clapping utilized by all musicians and dancers within the classical traditions of South India, is a topic of globally interest—but formerly there has now not been a textbook for college students new to the perform. Designed specifically for school room use in a Western surroundings, the manual begins with rudimentary classes within the easiest South Indian tala, or metric cycle, and proceeds step by step into tougher fabric. The publication then offers classes within the eight-beat adi tala, prepared in order that via the tip, scholars may have realized an entire percussion piece they could practice as an ensemble. Solkattu guide includes internet hyperlinks to video that includes performances of all a hundred and fifty classes, and whole performances of all 3 of the defined small-ensemble items. perfect for classes in global tune and common musicianship, in addition to self sufficient examine. e-book lies flat for simple use.

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