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From dance to text and back to dance: A hermeneutics of dance interpretive discourse
The recent publication of numerous and diverse dance interpretive texts has influenced developments in dance performance, choreography, research and education. Through the writer/scholar's arrangement of theory, language, ...
Dance on the St. Louis Stage, 1850-1870
Digital technologies and dance: Developing connections between artistic practice, pedagogy, and future higher education curricular practices
As digital literacy increases in the world and as educational institutions respond, changes are occurring across disciplines, including dance. This study examines the current status of integrated dance technology curricula ...
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 ...
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 ...
This land is your land: Performing philosophy in an American terrain
This dissertation brings together a site-adaptive performance practice and text- based research to explore the potential of dance performance to exist as philosophical inquiry. The five research sites (Glacier, Joshua Tree, ...
Dancing mestizaje: The choreodramas of the Guadalupe Dance Company
This thesis explores two choreographic works, or choreodramas, by the Guadalupe Dance Company in San Antonio, Texas: Río Bravo (1994) and Santuarios (2001), elucidating how they create new traditions in Chicana/o and in ...
Dancing archives – archive dances: Exploring dance histories at the Radcliffe College archives
The purpose of the study is to explore the Radcliffe College Archives at Harvard University's Schlesinger Library in order to discover a lost history of dance as an extracurricular activity at Radcliffe College during the ...