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The performer-audience connection : emotion to metaphor in dance and society

Author: Judith Lynne Hanna
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, ©1983.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats

Investigates what performers wish to convey and what audiences perceive in the performance of dance. This title examines performer intentions and audience response at various dance performances in  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Fallstudiensammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hanna, Judith Lynne.
Performer-audience connection.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 1983
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Judith Lynne Hanna
ISBN: 0292764782 9780292764781 0292764804 9780292764804
OCLC Number: 9533452
Description: x, 273 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: BACKSTAGE --
1. Introduction 2. First steps: feeling through the ages --
3. Hoofing to freedom with soul and sole: Briggs, Sims, and Green --
4. Tourched by the timeless female creator and destroyer: Indrani dances Kuchipudi --
5. Resurrecting a Tamiris spiritual: Repertory Dance Theatre of Utah --
6. Symbiosis and short -circuit in the Avante-Garde: Douglas Dunn --
7. Men usurp women's public Kubuki: Sachiyo Ito renews women's performance --
8. Shifting illusions --
Does the emperor wear clothes? Sage Cowles and Molly Davies --
9. Cultural cross-currents and creative identity: the Philippine Dance Company of New York --
10. Good versus evil: Kathakali Dance-Drama from the Kerala Kalamandalam --
11. Curtain and concert comparisons: Summing up --
12. The Punch of Performance Re-Creation Appendix. Some conceptual and methodological issues.
Other Titles: Emotion to metaphor in dance and society
Responsibility: by Judith Lynne Hanna.
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" ... thoroughly original, sound, and stimulating. Judith Hanna has successfully established the nexus between dancer, dance, and audience, and to my knowledge this is the first time that has been Read more...

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