New Dance (Paperback)

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New Dance (Paperback)


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Dealing exclusively with developments in modern dance since 1951, this book is for anyone who wishes to understand and experience nonliteral dance: students and teachers, dancers and critics.

Margery J. Turner was associate professor and coordinator of dance at Douglass College of Rutgers and author of Modern Dance for High School and College and The Dance Handbook.

Product Details ISBN: 9780822952695
ISBN-10: 0822952696
Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press
Publication Date: June 30th, 1976
Pages: 156

“The first real exposition and guidance for teachers . . . in the formulation of lessons in movement exploration, improvisation, and the building of movement sequences into finished dances.”
—American Dance Guild Newsletter

“Margery Turner has provided us with a straight-forward and a well-conceived manual on what is happening with the ‘nonliteral’ dance in America. . . . Special attention is given to the works of Alwin Nikolais, Merce Cunningham, Sybil Shearer, Erick Hawkins, Murray Lewis and Paul Taylor. . . . This work packs a good deal of solid information and professional awareness.”
—Carnegie Magazine