Description or summary of the book: On choreography: 'Choreography is a negotiation with the patterns your body is thinking'On rules: 'Try breaking the rules on a need to break the rules basis'A Choreographer's Handbook invites the reader to investigate how and why to make a dance performance. In an inspiring and unusually empowering sequence of stories, ideas and paradoxes, internationally renowned dancer, choreographer and teacher Jonathan Burrows explains how it's possible to navigate a course through this complex process.It is a stunning reflection on a personal practice and professional journey, and draws upon five years' of workshop discussions, led by Burrows.Burrows' open and honest prose gives the reader access to a range of exercises, meditations, principles and ideas on choreography that allow artists and dance-makers to find their own aesthetic process.It is a book for anyone interested in making performance, at whatever level and in whichever style.
Estimated reading time (average reader): 15H38M35S
Other categories, genre or collection: Choreography, Dance
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