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The Laban Sourcebook free pdf Rudolf Laban is to dance what Stanislavski is to acting. He has been described as the most important movement theorist of the twentieth century, and probably the most important theorist in dance studies to date. His influence is evident in the work of many great dancers and choreographers, including Mary Wigman, Kurt Jooss, Sophie Taeuber-Arp, William Forsythe and Pina Bausch. In The Laban Sourcebook, Dick McCaw brings together the key writings on this pioneer of Dance Theatre. The sourcebook features: a collection of articles and essays by Laban, prefaced and edited by leading dance historians, movement analysts, educational theorists and practitioners excerpts from Laban's works in English New translations of his early works, including Die Welt des Tanzers and Tanz und Gymnastik, both previously unavailable in English. This is a vital and comprehensive resource for students of dance, movement, theatre and performance, and an accessible overview of the theory and practice of Rudolf Laban.

About Dick McCaw

Dick McCaw is Senior Lecturer at Royal Holloway, University of London. He co-founded the Medieval Players theatre company in 1981 and he was Artistic Director of the International Workshop Festival from 1993-2001. He trained with Geraldine Stephenson, a former pupil and colleague of Rudolf Laban. He is the co-editor of eight DVD ROMs with Peter Hulton on theatre movement and practice, and is the author of a book on Warren Lamb.

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Author : Dick McCaw
Publisher : Routledge
Data Published : 30 June 2011
ISBN : 0415543320
EAN : 9780415543323
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 400 pages
Age + : 18 years
Language : English
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