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Jonathan Burrows - Choreographer's Handbook - 9780415555302 - V9780415555302
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Choreographer's Handbook

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Description for Choreographer's Handbook Paperback. A handbook from an internationally renowned dancer, choreographer and teacher. It explains how to navigate a course through the complex process of creating dance. It provides choreographers with a manifesto and reflects on his experience of choreographic practice to allow each artist and dance-maker to find his or her own aesthetic process. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: ASDC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 197 x 129 x 14. Weight in Grams: 246.
On choreography: Choreography is a negotiation with the patterns your body is thinking On rules: Try breaking the rules on a need to break the rules basis A Choreographer's Handbook invites the reader to investigate how and why to make a dance performance. In an inspiring and unusually empowering sequence of stories, ideas and paradoxes, internationally renowned dancer, choreographer and teacher Jonathan Burrows explains how it's possible to navigate a course through this complex process. ... Read more

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Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
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About Jonathan Burrows
Jonathan Burrows has toured and worked internationally as a dancer and choreographer. In 2002 he was commended by the Foundation for Contemporary Performance Arts in New York for his contribution to contemporary dance, and in 2004 he received a New York Dance and Performance 'Bessie' for his work 'Both Sitting Duet'. He has made commissioned work for many companies, including ... Read more

Reviews for Choreographer's Handbook
'It proposes clear, but simultaneously cryptic advices applicable to a broad church of performance and dance making-dilemas. Well worth ordering' - Tim Etchells, Artistic Director of Forced Entertainment 'The book covers thematic topics such as 'Collaboration', 'Material' and 'Mentoring' in playful ways, making bold statements but also cheekily suggesting that the opposite may also be ... Read more

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