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Howling near heaven : Twyla Tharp and the reinvention of modern dance

Author: Marcia B Siegel
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Traces the career of American choreographer Twyla Tharp, focusing on the role she has played in the development and transformation of modern dance.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Biographie
Named Person: Twyla Tharp; Twyla Tharp; Twyla Tharp; Twyla Tharp
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marcia B Siegel
ISBN: 0312232942 9780312232948 0413765709 9780413765703
OCLC Number: 61821860
Description: viii, 326 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Leotard days 1965-1966 --
Dance activities 1967-1969 --
The end of Amazonia 1969-1971 --
The entertainer 1971-1973 --
Local to express 1973-1975 --
The big leagues 1975-1978 --
Hodge podge rummage 1976-1979 --
Family business 1979-1981 --
Romance and the opposite 1982-1983 --
Three-way stretch 1983-1990 --
The anti-company 1990-1995 --
Near heaven 1995-2005 --
An audience of one.
Responsibility: Marcia B. Siegel.
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With a career that began in Greenwich Village in the early 1960s, and that ranges from the avant-garde to the commercial Broadway successes of her "Movin' Out" set to the music of Billy Joel, Twyla  Read more...

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"'Tharp's companies are always astounding: she has the ability to find and develop dancers in a way that no other choreographer has' - The Times"

 
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