A Choreographer's Handbook

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$32.81
UPC:
9780415555302
Maximum Purchase:
3 units
Publisher:
Routledge; 1 edition (July 10, 2010)
Binding:
Paperback
Pages:
240
Shipping Weight:
11.4 ounces
Language:
English
Product Dimensions:
5.1 x 0.6 x 7.8 inches
ISBN-10:
0415555302
ISBN-13:
978-0415555302
Author:
Jonathan Burrows

Product Overview

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 Choreographers Handbookinvites 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 its possible to navigate a course through this complex process.It is a stunning reflection on a personal practice and professional journey, and draws upon five years of workshop discussions, led by Burrows.Burrows open and honest prose gives the reader access to a range of exercises, meditations, principles and ideas on choreography that allow artists and dance-makers to find their own aesthetic process.It is a book for anyone interested in making performance, at whatever level and in whichever style.

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