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Theater (2014) 44 (1): 37–55.
Published: 01 February 2014
...Emily Carson Coates This article discusses the interrelationship between contemporary dance aesthetics and social change developed in the piece Dans Un S’Y Mettre by Burkinabe choreographers Auguste Ouédraogo and Bienvenue Bazié, as well as their larger project, Engagement Féminin, which aims...
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Theater (1973) 4 (3): 134–147.
Published: 01 November 1973
...Roger Copeland Copyright © by yale/theatre 1973 1973 Sense and Sensibility in Contemporary Dance Roger Copeland 134 All the arts live by words. Each work of art demands its response; and the urge that drives man to create-like...
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Theater (2018) 48 (2): 3–19.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Michael J. Kramer Michael J. Kramer reflects on his experience of closer , a contemporary dance performance created by BodyCartography Project, led by the Minneapolis-based creative team of Olive Bieringa and Otto Ramstad and presented by the Chicago Cultural Center. The performance’s two parts...
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Theater (2020) 50 (3): 87–95.
Published: 01 November 2020
... Pesa and Ntsoana Contemporary Dance Theatre. Their Limelight on Rites was a performa- tive interrogation of the customs and traditions that have fused together into contem- porary burial practices. They unleashed a vortex of disconnected behaviors associated with death in which the sacred no longer had...
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Theater (2017) 47 (1): np.
Published: 01 February 2017
... also is the managing director and is professor of theater at Hunter College, producer of the Munich Biennale Festival for works as resident dramaturg at Theatre for a Contemporary Music Theatre (since 1988) New Audience, and is currently translating and the coordinator of Munich’s dance...
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Theater (2017) 47 (1): np.
Published: 01 February 2017
... also is the managing director and is professor of theater at Hunter College, producer of the Munich Biennale Festival for works as resident dramaturg at Theatre for a Contemporary Music Theatre (since 1988) New Audience, and is currently translating and the coordinator of Munich’s dance...
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Theater (2010) 40 (1): 74–95.
Published: 01 February 2010
... backgrounds — an amalgam of hip-hop, traditional and contemporary African dance, and postmodern, task-based actions, and incisive deconstruction of African diasporic dance forms, respectively. The aesthetic leaves room for a vocabulary that is neither American nor Congolese but somewhere...
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Theater (2010) 40 (1): 39–45.
Published: 01 February 2010
... around so long and was part of bodies in different geographies. We have to find our 16 this 1960s ferment which has influenced a lot way through, because it’s not simple. It is different 17 of contemporary dance, I’m aware of this kind in different locations and times, as Yvonne brought...
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Theater (2015) 45 (1): 122–129.
Published: 01 February 2015
... are therefore crucial tools to the form’s continued development, opening the process to a broader public as globalized as the artists themselves. Notes 1. André Lepecki, Dance, Whitechapel: Documents of Contemporary Art (Cambridge, ma: MIT Press, Gallery, 2012). 2. Gia Kourlas...
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Theater (2007) 37 (1): 55–68.
Published: 01 February 2007
... that it’s not forms. just, say, a contemporary dance with Asian, With the Chinese opera diva, Ping, I African American, and white dancers on the was very interested in one particular opera, same stage. When I make something like The The Big Boredom. It’s a deeply psychological Global Soul...
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Theater (2015) 45 (3): 89–107.
Published: 01 November 2015
... opportunity through technology— let’s make this a dialogue. Contemporary performance is a purposefully nonspecific term, which describes a broad spectrum of artistic practices from dance and body art through devised and other nonconventional forms of theater to visual art performance. It’s created...
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Theater (2015) 45 (1): 11–31.
Published: 01 February 2015
... retro, lo-­fi aesthetic, and the fact that he is frequently its sole performer, Gutierrez’s work feels big. Gutierrez’s work displays a certain restlessness amidst contemporary dance’s per- sistent adherence to minimalist compositional approaches, which valorize conceptual fastidiousness...
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Theater (1991) 22 (3): 92.
Published: 01 November 1991
... for American Theatre, The New York Times, The Village Voice, and other journals, and he is the author of several Bertolt Brecht’s Art of Dissemblance by Tony Calabro, Wakefield, books about contemporary dance. NH, Longwood Academic Press, 1990 (cloth) $25.00. Stephen...
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Theater (2017) 47 (1): 162–170.
Published: 01 February 2017
... itself across all the makers of a dance work. Perhaps this has to do with contemporary dance’s funny urge toward mobility, something Profeta is intent to highlight in her book: the new figure of the dramaturg appears on stage, or, better put, backstage; the fruits of her labor quickly circulate...
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Theater (2014) 44 (3): 5–17.
Published: 01 November 2014
... or Not at All: Philosophy of Contemporary Art (London: Verso, 2013), 22. 7. Mårten Spångberg, Spangbergianism (self-­published, 2011), 44. 8. Lyndsey Winship, “Mårten Spångberg, the Bad Boy of Contemporary Dance,” Guardian, July 5, 2013, www.theguardian.com/stage/2013/jul/05/marten...
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Theater (2005) 35 (2): iii–np.
Published: 01 May 2005
..., is touring the U.S. in 2005. She has taught in the theater departments of Yale and Barnard and is writing a dissertation on contemporary dance theater. contributors...
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Theater (2015) 45 (2): 1–2.
Published: 01 May 2015
... work or even tour here, despite an abundance of exciting voices and a new generation of artists. Perhaps lan- guage is the problem: the United States has many Spanish speakers and corresponding theaters, but Brazilian Portuguese remains an obstacle. Contemporary dance and con- temporary art from...
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Theater (2015) 45 (2): 2–3.
Published: 01 May 2015
...- guage is the problem: the United States has many Spanish speakers and corresponding theaters, but Brazilian Portuguese remains an obstacle. Contemporary dance and con- temporary art from Brazil have made their way into the international networks; perhaps theater can follow. For this edition...
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Theater (2007) 37 (1): np.
Published: 01 February 2007
... dramaturg for choreographer Ralph Lemon on his Geography trilogy, of which the last installment, Come home Charley Patton, toured the United States in 2005. She is writing a dissertation on contemporary dance theater. Contents 1 Up Front 85 Books Eduardo...
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Theater (2010) 40 (1): 11–23.
Published: 01 February 2010
... of a different nature and his- 25 tory haunt the work of Yasmeen Godder and Yvonne Rainer as much as that of Opiyo 26 Okach, while artists working in dance forms labeled traditional may be equally innova- 27 tive and contemporary. In spotlighting artists...