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Sustainable models of dance making developed and developing within the 20th and 21st centuries
The purpose of this dissertation is to analyze ways in which dance artists have sustained their dance practice. Data was collected by interviewing participants who have sustained a dance organization for a minimum of two ...
Leonide Massine: Choreographic genius with a collaborative spirit
As a leading figure in the development of dance in the twentieth century, Leonide Massine was an artist who foresaw and created an idiom of dance that transcend stylistic boundaries. The ballets which Massine produced had ...
Dance and immersive performance: A multicase study of three international immersive productions
This dissertation research focuses on the role of dance in immersive productions. The study was prompted by investigation of the extant literature—including scholarly research and critical reviews—which revealed a gap in ...
Dance making: The work and working of collaboration
The purpose of this research is to investigate dance making practices and to include the voices of dance makers in a conversation about collaboration. This research is an inquiry into what collaboration means between dancers ...
Moving with the Earth: Site-sensitive dance in transition
Over the past few years, I have cultivated a site-sensitive performance practice that seeks to move with the earth in ecologically sustainable ways. Often this work has been performed in partnership with others in collaborative ...
Dancing Christian: Narrative, embodied action, choreography in American evangelical and emergence Christianity
Dancing Christians occupy marginalized spaces on two fronts: within the context of American Christianity, dance is a denigrated faith practice with a contested history; within the context of Western concert dance, Christian ...