Anna Halprin (Routledge Performance Practitioners) by Libby Worth,Helen Poynor PDF

By Libby Worth,Helen Poynor

This guidebook strains the life's paintings of radical dance-maker Anna Halprin, documenting her early profession as a contemporary dancer within the Forties via to the improvement of her groundbreaking method of dance as an available and life-enhancing paintings shape. Tracing the evolution of the San Francisco Dancers' Workshop, it explores Halprin's connections with the avant-garde theatre, tune, visible paintings and structure of the Nineteen Fifties and 60s, and analyses her paintings from this era. Anna Halprin not just bargains an invaluable creation to the existence and paintings of this significant determine, but additionally offers an enormous ancient advisor to a time while dance was once first explored past the confines of the theatre and regarded as a therapeutic artwork for people and communities.

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