This book introduces concepts and practices that support effective, empirical research in the dance sciences. Includes topics such as choosing a research question, writing a literature review, developing a framework and methodology, influencing the field, and progressing in a research career.
Will guide you through writing about dance, from the informal (journal writing and free writing) to the formal (critiques, essays, and research papers). This book includes rubrics for evaluating critiques, essays, and research papers; tips for writing dance critiques; strategies to organize your thoughts and address aspects of each type of dance writing.
Focusing on politics, gender, and identities, a group of international dance scholars provide a broad overview of methodological approaches and how they can be applied to the study of ballet and modern dance.
Theoretical knowledge, practical tips, and inspiration. This book combines information about constructing and presenting a dance class with personal reflections about the art of teaching modern dance and integrating somatic theories, scientific research, and contemporary aesthetic practices.
Issues of race, class, gender and religion permeate the study of contemporary dance, resulting in cultural clashes in classrooms and studios. This book provides dance educators with tools to refocus teaching methods to celebrate the pluralism of the United States.