Composing while Dancing: An Improviser’s Companion by Melinda Buckwalter

By Melinda Buckwalter

Composing whereas Dancing: An Improviser’s Companion examines the area of improvisational dance and the various methods to this artwork shape. by means of introducing the improvisational ideas of twenty-six most sensible modern artists of circulation improvisation, Melinda Buckwalter deals a pragmatic primer to the dance shape. each one bankruptcy specializes in an enormous element of improvisation together with spatial kinfolk, the eyes, and the dancing snapshot. integrated are pattern practices from the artists profiled, routines for additional examine, and a word list of phrases. Buckwalter gathers background, equipment, interviews, and biographies in a single booklet to exhibit the numerous elements of improvisational dance and create a useful reference for dancers and dance educators.

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