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Dance Technique of Lester Horton

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"Modern dance pioneer Horton (1906-53) was one of the most innovative choreographers and teachers of his time, training greats such as Ailey, Joyce Trisler, Carmen de Lavallade, and Bella Lewitzky. Here for the first time, all aspects of his special training…
A Widening Field
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|November 2, 2015

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'Perhaps the way that the world sees itself is changing, and the divide between participant and observer, object and intelligence, is diffusing into field activity. This handbook is part of that process.' Antony Gormley This is a handbook for working in the…
Merce Cunningham

Merce Cunningham

by Merce Cunningham

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|September 30, 2009

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Merce Cunningham (1919-2009) pioneered the contemporary conception of dance as a moving image of life. His innovations in the field date back to the 1940s, when, after meeting composer John Cage, he proposed the separation of music and dance and applied chance…
The Last Guru: Robert Cohan's life in dance, from Martha Graham to London Contemporary Dance Company

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Robert Cohan is part of the pantheon of American contemporary choreographers which includes Alvin Ailey and Paul Taylor. Like them he follows in the tradition of their teacher Martha Graham whose works were grounded in finding through dance a way to express the…
The Essential Inheritance Of The London Contemporary Dance Theatre

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The London Contemporary Dance Theatre was celebrated internationally for the choreographic invention that flowed out of it and for the technical and artistic power of its dancers. When the company declined and finally ceased to perform it seemed that there must…
William Forsythe: Suspense

William Forsythe: Suspense

by William Forsythe

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|September 1, 2008

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Around the world, the American-born avant-garde choreographer William Forsythe is considered one of the most significant and innovative figures in contemporary dance. As the Director of the Ballett Frankfurt from 1984 to 2004, he transcended the boundaries of the…
Merce Cunningham

Merce Cunningham

by Merce Cunningham

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|July 2, 1999

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Artwork by Merce Cunningham. Edited by Germano Celant. Contributions by David Vaughn. Text by Melissa Harris.