Mary Wigman

This book considers dancer, teacher, and choreographer Mary Wigman, a leading innovator in Expressionist dance whose radical explorations of movement and dance theory are credited with expanding the scope of dance as a theatrical art. Now reissued, this book combines: a full account of Wigman's life and workan analysis of her key ideasdetailed discussion of her aesthetic theories, including the use of space as an invisible partner and the transcendent nature of performancea commentary on her key works, including Hexentanz and The Seven Dances of Lifean extensive collection of practical exercises designed to provide an understanding of Wigman's choreographic principles and her uniquely immersive approach to dance. As a first step towards critical understanding, and as an initial exploration before going on to further, primary research, Routledge Performance Practitioners are unbeatable value for today's student.


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ISBN: 9781138572744
Publisher: Routledge
Published: 218

This product was added to our catalog on Saturday 13 January, 2018.

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