Fifty Contemporary Choreographers

2nd Edition

Jo Butterworth

Routledge
Published March 11, 2011
Reference - 382 Pages
ISBN 9780415380829 - CAT# RU53377
Series: Routledge Key Guides

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Summary

A unique and authoritative guide to the lives and work of prominent living contemporary choreographers. Representing a wide range of dance genres, each entry locates the individual in the context of modern dance theatre and explores their impact. Those studied include:

  • Jerome Bel
  • Richard Alston
  • Doug Varone
  • William Forsythe
  • Phillippe Decoufle
  • Jawole Willa Jo Zollar
  • Ohad Naharin
  • Itzik Gallili
  • Twyla Tharp
  • Wim Vandekeybus

With a new, updated introduction by Deborah Jowitt and further reading and references throughout, this text is an invaluable resource for all students and critics of dance, and all those interested in the fascinating world of choreography.

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