Appreciating Dance

Appreciating Dance

Appreciating Dance

Intended for the dance novice, this book presents the history of various forms of dance. It offers a biography of the notable dancers and choreographers who have contributed to various forms of dance. It also details the development of dance from its earliest beginnings, and covers the intersection of dance and religion.

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Genre : Performing Arts
Author : Harriet R. Lihs
Publisher : Princeton Book Company Pub
Release : 2009
Total Pages : 188 Pages
ISBN : 0871273187


Dance Appreciation

Dance Appreciation

Dance Appreciation is an exciting exploration of how to understand and think about dance in all of its various contexts. This book unfolds a brief history of dance with engaging insight into the social, cultural, aesthetic, and kinetic aspects of various forms of dance. Dedicated chapters cover ballet, modern, tap, jazz, and hip-hop dance, complete with summaries, charts, timelines, discussion questions, movement prompts, and an online companion website all designed to foster awareness of and appreciation for dance in a variety of contexts. This wealth of resources helps to uncover the fascinating history that makes this art form so diverse and entertaining, and to answer the questions of why we dance and how we dance. Written for the novice dancer as well as the more experienced dance student, Dance Appreciation enables readers to learn and think critically about dance as a form of entertainment and art.

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Genre : Performing Arts
Author : Amanda Clark
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2020-10-01
Total Pages : 300 Pages
ISBN : 9780429590108


Appreciating Dance

Appreciating Dance

Written for the dance novice, this is a concise history and current picture of all forms of dance. It gives a brief biography of many of the notable dancers and choreographers who have contributed to each form of dance, and provides the information needed to expand the enjoyment of performance.

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Genre : Performing Arts
Author : Harriet R. Lihs
Publisher : Princeton Book Company Pub
Release : 2002
Total Pages : 132 Pages
ISBN : UOM:39015054347904


Dance Appreciation

Dance Appreciation

"Undergrad text for general-education courses helps students fulfill fine arts credits. This text will help students form a connection to and appreciation for dance as both an art form and a lifetime physical activity, no matter their primary course of study or eventual career path"--

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Genre : Dance
Author : Dawn Davis Loring
Publisher : Human Kinetics Publishers
Release : 2021-02-15
Total Pages : 200 Pages
ISBN : 9781492592587


Movement And Dance In Early Childhood

Movement And Dance In Early Childhood

The book seeks to help early childhood educators and parents in very practical ways and provides guidance based on a sound theoretical understanding.

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Genre : Education
Author : Mollie Davies
Publisher : SAGE
Release : 2003-04-22
Total Pages : 216 Pages
ISBN : 0761940545


The Ballet Book

The Ballet Book

The art of ballet is interpreted and demonstrated by the renowned American Ballet Threatre as it allows the reader inside its doors to view its classes, dancers, teachers, and memorable performances, sharing secrets of the art and the discipline of the dance through vivid photographs as well as incisive commentary.

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Genre : Performing Arts
Author : Nancy Ellison
Publisher : Universe Pub
Release : 2003
Total Pages : 267 Pages
ISBN : UCSC:32106016118603


Teaching Dance As Art In Education

Teaching Dance As Art In Education

Brenda McCutchen provides an integrated approach to dance education, using four cornerstones: dancing and performing, creating and composing, historical and cultural inquiry and analysing and critiquing. She also illustrates the main developmental aspects of dance.

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Genre : Education
Author : Brenda Pugh McCutchen
Publisher : Human Kinetics
Release : 2006
Total Pages : 543 Pages
ISBN : 0736051880


Dance Composition

Dance Composition

In Dance Composition, renowned dance educator Jacqueline M. Smith-Autard provides an accessible and practical guide to creative success in dance making. Now in its fourth edition, this classic introduction to the art of choreography-with a valuable emphasis on form and movement-is useful for all those who are interested in dance composition.

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Genre : Performing Arts
Author : Jacqueline Mary Smith-Autard
Publisher : Psychology Press
Release : 2000
Total Pages : 194 Pages
ISBN : 0878301186


Dance Education Around The World

Dance Education Around The World

Dance has the power to change the lives of young people. It is a force in shaping identity, affirming culture and exploring heritage in an increasingly borderless world. Creative and empowering pedagogies are driving curriculum development worldwide where the movement of peoples and cultures generates new challenges and possibilities for dance education in multiple contexts. In Dance Education around the World: Perspectives on Dance, Young People and Change, writers across the globe come together to reflect, comment on and share their expertise and experiences. The settings are drawn from a spectrum of countries with contributions from Europe, the Americas, the Middle East, Asia, the Pacific and Africa giving insights and fresh perspectives into contrasting ideas, philosophies and approaches to dance education from Egypt to Ghana, Brazil to Finland, Jamaica to the Netherlands, the UK, USA, Australia, New Zealand and more. This volume offers chapters and narratives on: Curriculum developments worldwide Empowering communities through dance Embodiment and creativity in dance teaching Exploring and assessing learning in dance as artistic practice Imagined futures for dance education Reflection, evaluation, analysis and documentation are key to the evolving ecology of dance education and research involving individuals, communities and nations. Dance Education around the World: Perspectives on Dance, Young People and Change provides a great resource for dance educators, practitioners and researchers, and pushes for the furtherance of dance education around the world. Charlotte Svendler Nielsen is Assistant professor and head of educational studies at the Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports, research group Body, Learning and Identity, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. Stephanie Burridge lectures at Lasalle College of the Arts and Singapore Management University, and is the series editor for Routledge Celebrating Dance in Asia and the Pacific.

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Genre : Education
Author : Charlotte Svendler Nielsen
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2015-04-21
Total Pages : 186 Pages
ISBN : 9781317801948


Dance Studies The Basics

Dance Studies The Basics

A concise introduction to the study of dance ranging from the practical aspects such as technique and choreography to more theoretical considerations such as aesthetic appreciation and the place of dance in different cultures. This book answers questions such as: Exactly how do we define dance? What kinds of people dance and what kind of training is necessary? How are dances made? What do we know about dance history? Featuring a glossary, chronology of dance history and list of useful websites, this book is the ideal starting point for anyone interested in the study of dance.

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Genre : Performing Arts
Author : Jo Butterworth
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2011-02-27
Total Pages : 224 Pages
ISBN : 9781136584060