BOOK: How They Became Famous Dancers–A Dancing History | Dance Curriculum DesignsBy Patricia Reedy. Dance has been a part of U. From the Greeks, the leaders learned again the educational value of dance and the need for a technique which rests upon fundamental, natural principles, and not upon unnatural body positions. Crawford, for example, suggests that children begin relating, organizing, and composing their experiences into wholes before mastering complex symbols. By the late s science, too, began influencing the dance curriculum. In the s Rudolph Laban combined scientific inquiry with the natural as he wrote extensively about dance education, particularly modern dance. In Modern Educational Dance Laban makes a case for modern dance over ballet, presents a complete developmental plan for children dancing from birth through adulthood, and introduces his seminal work on movement analysis.
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History of Dance: An Interactive Arts Approach provides an in-depth look at dance from the dawn of time through the 20th century. Using an investigative approach, this book presents the who, what, when, where, why, and how of dance history in relation to other arts and to historical, political, and social events. In so doing, this text provides a number of ways to create, perceive, and respond to the history of dance through integrated arts and technology.
Third edition has been thoroughly updated so as to reflect the contemporary dance scene and all trends in dance as a performing art and form of education. The authors have included discussion of the shift in artistic and creative philosophy from minimalism or nihilism toward figurative or objective art. Convert currency. Add to Basket. Book Description Pearson, Condition: New.
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History of the Dance in Art and Education
Learn how these famous dancers with varied backgrounds and personalities shared a passion for dance and how they used their passion to succeed. Geared to readers age but enjoyable by all ages. Price includes shipping inside the USA. The book, appropriate for ages 10 and up, is thoroughly researched and beautifully illustrated with lovely drawings and historical paintings and photos. I highly recommend this book!