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Contemporary Choreography

ISBN-10: 0415490871

ISBN-13: 9780415490870

Edition: 2009

Authors: Jo Butterworth, Liesbeth Wildschut

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Book details

Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 5/28/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 458
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.760
Language: English

Dr Jo Butterworth is currently Professor of Dance Studies at the University of Malta where she established a new department in 2010. Formally Senior Lecturer at the University of Leeds, she was also responsible for the MA in Choreography at Fontys Dansacademie, The Netherlands.

General Introduction: studying contemporary choreography
Conceptual and Philosophical Concerns
Knowing through Dance-making: Choreography, practical knowledge and practice-as-research
Expert-intuitive Processing and the Logics of Production: struggles in (the wording of) creative decision-making in 'dance'
Visible Thought: Choreographic cognition in creating, performing, and watching contemporary dance
'Throwing Like a Girl'?: Gender in a transnational world
Higher Educational Settings
Facilitating Choreographic Process
Creativity in Dance Education through use of interactive technology resources
Evaluation - nurturing or stifling a choreographic learning process?
Supporting Students' Reflection in Choreography Classes
Dance Analysis in a Postmodern Age: integrating theory and practice
Choreographer as Researcher: issues and concepts in postgraduate study
Communities
Too Many Cooks? A framework for dance making and devising
Doing Time: A discussion of interventionist and celebratory approaches to dance making for undergraduates
Dancing around Exclusion: an examination of the issues of social inclusion within choreographic practice in the community
Sharing the Stage: a case study on Tij, a choreography for Dutch professional and amateur dancers
Choreography Coaching in the Field of Amateur Dance in the Netherlands
Intercultural contexts
Principles of African Choreography: some perspectives from Ghana
An Intercultural Encounter: the Dance Fusion project
Beyond the Intercultural to the Accented Body: An Australian perspective
The Confluence of Multicultural and Intercultural Discourses in Malaysian Contemporary Dance
Changing Aesthetics
In Search of Asian Modernity: Cloud Gate Dance Theatre's Body Aesthetics in the Era of Globalisation
Seeing the body move: Choreographic investigations of kinaesthetics at the end of the twentieth century
Choreographic Environments: new technologies and movement-related artistic work
Performing Installations: towards an understanding of choreography and performativity in interactive installations
Relationships with other disciplines
Reinforcement for the choreographer: the dance dramaturge as ally
Experiencing Space: The implications for site-specific dance performance
Dancing with Sprites and Robots: New approaches to collaboration between dance and digital technologies
Augmenting Choreography: Insights and inspiration from science