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

By Libby Worth,Helen Poynor

This guidebook lines the life's paintings of radical dance-maker Anna Halprin, documenting her early occupation as a contemporary dancer within the Nineteen Forties via to the improvement of her groundbreaking method of dance as an obtainable and life-enhancing artwork shape. Tracing the evolution of the San Francisco Dancers' Workshop, it explores Halprin's connections with the avant-garde theatre, song, visible artwork and structure of the Nineteen Fifties and 60s, and analyses her paintings from this era. Anna Halprin not just deals an invaluable advent to the existence and paintings of this significant determine, but in addition presents a big ancient advisor to a time whilst dance was once first explored past the confines of the theatre and thought of as a therapeutic paintings for people and communities.

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