The Pina Bausch Sourcebook: The Making of Tanztheater

1st Edition

Royd Climenhaga

Routledge
Published August 2, 2012
Reference - 346 Pages
ISBN 9780415618021 - CAT# Y115959

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Summary

Pina Bausch’s work has had tremendous impact across the spectrum of late twentieth-century performance practice, helping to redefine the possibilities of what both dance and theater can be. This edited collection presents a compendium of source material and contextual essays that examine Pina Bausch's history, practice and legacy, and the development of Tanztheater as a new form, with sections including:

  • Dance and theatre roots and connections;
  • Bausch’s developmental process;
  • The creation of Tanztheater;
  • Bausch’s reception;
  • Critical perspectives.

Interviews, reviews and major essays chart the evolution of Bausch’s pioneering approach and explore this evocative new mode of performance. Edited by noted Bausch scholar, Royd Climenhaga, The Pina Bausch Sourcebook aims to open up Bausch’s performative world for students, scholars, dance and theatre artists and audiences everywhere.

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