The Pina Bausch Sourcebook by Royd Climenhaga
The Making of Tanztheater

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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.

 

About Royd Climenhaga

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Royd Climenhaga is on the Arts Faculty at Eugene Lang College/The New School University in New York City. He writes on intersections between dance and theatre, including the book Pina Bausch in Routledge's Performance Practitioner series, and develops and produces new performance work as Co-Artistic Director of Human Company.
 
Published August 21, 2012 by Routledge. 360 pages
Genres: Arts & Photography, Biographies & Memoirs, Humor & Entertainment. Non-fiction

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