Fifty Contemporary Choreographers (Routledge Key Guides) (Paperback)

Fifty Contemporary Choreographers (Routledge Key Guides) By Jo Butterworth (Editor), Lorna Sanders (Editor) Cover Image
By Jo Butterworth (Editor), Lorna Sanders (Editor)
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Fifty Contemporary Choreographers is a unique and authoritative guide to the lives and work of prominent living contemporary choreographers; this third edition includes many new names in the field of choreography.

Representing a wide range of dance genres and styles, each entry locates the individual in the context of contemporary dance and explores their impact. Those studied include:

Kyle Abraham Germaine Acogny

William Forsythe Marco Goeke

Akram Khan Wayne McGregor

Crystal Pite Frances Rings

Hofesh Shechter Sasha Waltz

With an updated introduction by Deborah Jowitt and further reading and references throughout, this text is an invaluable resource for all students and critics of dance and all those interested in the everchanging world and variety of contemporary choreography.

About the Author


Jo Butterworth launched BA and MA dance degrees in the UK, the Netherlands and Malta. She wrote Dance Studies: The Basics (2012), co-edited two editions of Contemporary Choreography: A Critical Reader (2009, 2018), and was awarded the DSA Distinction in Dance Award in 2018.Lorna Sanders has lectured within higher education in the UK and Europe. She edited the second edition of Fifty Contemporary Choreographers and leads the Diploma in Dance Teaching and Learning at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, London.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780367376789
ISBN-10: 0367376784
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: December 23rd, 2020
Pages: 308
Language: English
Series: Routledge Key Guides