Choreographer’s Handbook

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International dancer and choreographer Jonathan Burrows explains how to navigate a course through the complex process of creating dance. He provides choreographers with an active manifesto and shares his wealth of experience of choreographic practice to allow each artist and dance-maker to find his or her own aesthetic process.

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On choreography: “Choreography is a negotiation with the patterns your body is thinking”

On rules: “Try breaking the rules on a need to break the rules basis”

A Choreographer’s Handbook invites the reader to investigate how and why to make a dance performance. In an inspiring and unusually empowering sequence of stories, ideas and paradoxes, internationally renowned dancer, choreographer and teacher Jonathan Burrows explains how it’s possible to navigate a course through this complex process.

It is a stunning reflection on a personal practice and professional journey, and draws upon five years’ of workshop discussions, led by Burrows.

Burrows’ open and honest prose gives the reader access to a range of exercises, meditations, principles and ideas on choreography that allow artists and dance-makers to find their own aesthetic process.

It is a book for anyone interested in making performance, at whatever level and in whichever style.

Additional information

Weight 0.249 kg
Dimensions 19.7 × 13.3 × 1.3 cm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

224

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

792.82 (edition:22)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K