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Dance

Dance Analysis

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Dance studies range widely: from phenomenological approaches that emphasise the experience of movement; through focus on techniques; to the placing of works in a historical or political context.


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Rosemary Butcher talks of the concerns that inform her work, referring specifically to the choreography, Spaces 4 (1988).
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A relentlessly monochrome solo performance inspired by avant garde grotesque dancer Valeska Gert, this defiant work explores female sexuality, mixing humour, absurdity, dignity and vulnerability.
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A film made by Rekha Tandon’s company, Dance Routes, that begins with a description of Odissi’s background as a temple dance tradition, and an account of its basic form and ornamentation.
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by McPherson, Katrina
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Divas Dance Theatre are a British performance collaborative comprised of Liz Aggiss and Billy Cowie, who have been working together since 1980. Their work incorporates elements of theatre vaudeville.


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