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Celebrating Dance in Asia and the Pacific


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Moving Oceans: Celebrating Dance in the South Pacific

Moving Oceans: Celebrating Dance in the South Pacific

1st Edition

Ralph Buck, Nicholas Rowe
June 14, 2019

Celebrating the diversity of dance across the South Pacific, this volume studies the various experiences, motivations and aims for dance, emerging from the voices of dance professionals in the islands. In particular, it focuses on the interplay of cultures and pathways of migration as people move...

Evolving Synergies: Celebrating Dance in Singapore

Evolving Synergies: Celebrating Dance in Singapore

1st Edition

Stephanie Burridge, Caren Cariño
December 04, 2017

This book, Evolving Synergies: Celebrating Dance in Singapore, is a noteworthy contribution to the discourse of the Singapore dance scene. It discusses the evolution of Singapore's dance landscape, and its place in the city-state's social, cultural and historical development....

Shaping the Landscape: Celebrating Dance in Australia

Shaping the Landscape: Celebrating Dance in Australia

1st Edition

Stephanie Burridge, Julie Dyson
January 21, 2016

This, the fourth book in the series 'Celebrating Dance in Asia and the Pacific', explores the current dance scene in Australia from a wide perspective that mirrors the creative engagement of artists with Australian culture and the landscape. It looks at Indigenous dance, choreography beyond theatre...

Sharing Identities: Celebrating Dance in Malaysia

Sharing Identities: Celebrating Dance in Malaysia

1st Edition

Mohd Anis Md Nor, Stephanie Burridge
January 21, 2016

This anthology celebrates dancing diversities in Malaysia, a multicultural nation with old and not-so-old dance traditions in a synchronicity of history, creativity, inventions and representation of its people, culture and traditions. These articles and interviews document the legacy of dances from...

Identity and Diversity: Celebrating Dance in Taiwan

Identity and Diversity: Celebrating Dance in Taiwan

1st Edition

Wang Yunyu, Stephanie Burridge
January 21, 2016

Reflecting the breadth and diversity of dance in the Asia–Pacific region, this volume provides an in-depth and comprehensive study of Taiwan’s dance history. Taiwan is home to several indigenous tribes with unique rituals and folk dance traditions, with an array of eclectic influences including...

Beyond the Apsara: Celebrating Dance in Cambodia

Beyond the Apsara: Celebrating Dance in Cambodia

1st Edition

Stephanie Burridge, Fred Frumberg
January 21, 2016

This book celebrates and documents the resurgence of dance in Cambodia after the fall of the Khmer Rouge and the infamous Pol Pot regime. It honours the remarkable commitment of the few remaining masters of the art of dance who are reviving and preserving the famous classical dances, as well as the...

Traversing Tradition: Celebrating Dance in India

Traversing Tradition: Celebrating Dance in India

1st Edition

Urmimala Sarkar Munsi, Stephanie Burridge
January 21, 2016

Dance occupies a prestigious place in Indian performing arts, yet it curiously, to a large extent, has remained outside the arena of academic discourse. This book documents and celebrates the emergence of contemporary dance practice in India. Incorporating a multidisciplinary approach, it includes...

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