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Introduction to Community Dance Practice

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ISBN-10: 0230551696

ISBN-13: 9780230551695

Edition: 2008

Authors: Diane Amans

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This introductory textbook is aimed at undergraduates studying community dance. Drawing on high profile contributors, the book is packed with case studies, interviews and examples that students can use to explore issues in contemporary dance practice. A resources section includes session plans, evaluation tools and questionnaires.
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Book details

List price: $40.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 7/15/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 296
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990

DIANE AMANS is the director of Freedom in Dance, and an experienced practitioner and training consultant. She writes regularly for a range of professional publications and is an invited speaker at conferences around the world.

Definitions and Contexts
Community Dance - What's That?
Dance in the Community
Community Voices
Issues and Challenges
Love Difference: Why is Diversity Important in Community Dance?
Whose Voice is it Anyway?
Reasonable Care
Community Dance Performance
Community Dance in Performance
Aiming for Stewardship Not Ownership
Yes, But is it Dance?
Meetings with Strangers
Community Dance Practitioners
The Dynamic Role of the Community Dance Practitioner
Getting to Where You Want to Be
Career Pathways and Employers' Perspectives
Partnership working
Community Dance Delivery
Planning a Session
Giving Value?
Project Coordination
Challenges and Tension Lines
Duty of Care Quiz Answers - Chapter 6, Exercise I
Diane's Top Tips for Community Dance Artists
Inclusive Practice - Interview with Caroline Bowditch
Inclusive Practice - Information Form for Non-Readers
Time Management - Some Tips for Making the Best Use of Your Time
Presentation Skills: Guidelines for Making An Effective Presentation
Suggestions for Music
Information on Use of Sound Recordings in Dance Work
Celebrations and Special Occasions
Ideas for Creative Dance in Community Settings
Ideas for Early Years Dance Activities
Planning a Dance Lesson
Sample Session Plan - Key Stage 2
Sample Session Plan Used by Spiral Dance 2007
Lesson Evaluation
Project Coordinator Checklist
Ludus Dance Risk Estimation
Freedom in Dance Risk Assessment - Mature Movers
Risk Assessment of Events
Event Schedule - City of Lights 2006
Good Practice Guidelines - Take Art
Guidelines for Venue Staff - Generation Arts
Freedom in Dance Guidelines for Dance Exercise with Mature Movers
Equal Opportunities Policy Statement
Freedom in Dance Consent Form
Community Activity Registration Form
The Foundation for Community Dance
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