Dance Composition: A practical guide to creative success in by Jacqueline M. Smith-Autard

By Jacqueline M. Smith-Autard

Dance composition - the self-discipline that interprets ideas into dances - is a crucial a part of dance schooling. This publication, a bestseller for over twenty years, is a pragmatic advisor to inventive good fortune in dance making and is beneficial for all people who are attracted to dance composition, from secondary university to university.


This 5th version has been revised and up to date to incorporate a brand new bankruptcy exploring artistic tactics on the subject of composing dances.

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