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Dance Masters Janet Lynn Roseman

Dance Masters By Janet Lynn Roseman

Dance Masters by Janet Lynn Roseman

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Dance Masters presents never-before-published interviews with some of the great names of the dance world, both dancers and choreographers.

Dance Masters Summary

Dance Masters: Interviews with Legends of Dance by Janet Lynn Roseman

Dance Masters is a lively ensemble of conversations with seven celebrated dancers and choreographers. In these intimate interviews, dance critic Janet Lynn Roseman probes the heart of dance:
* The creative process
* The role of dream and rituals
* The interplay between dancer and audience
* The spiritual aspects of performance

These dance masters offer rare insights into the internal world of the artist as they reveal their philosophies on dance training, discuss their mentors, and speak candidly about the artistic process of dance-making and how it actually feels to dance.

Dance Masters Reviews

Roseman's questions reveal a deep understanding of and sensitivity to dance and often prompt revealing responses about the creative process, the future of dance, and the feelings of movement. Great art has an element of magic that is not easily defined, but Roseman's interviews will certainly add to the understanding of what goes into making and communicating movement. -- Library Journal
In these sparkling exchanges with seven leading figures from the world of dance, Janet Lynn Roseman gets to the heart of her subject--how a dancer or choreographer envisions creation and performance, the person's dreams and rituals, fears and disappointments. -- InsideBorders
...Dance Mastersprovides many important insights. -- Reviewer's Bookwatch
...Roseman is to be commended for her choice of these personalities Their eloquence with words, combined with her questions and comments, have created a very moving and passionate look at how dancers and the dance are one. -- Dancer critic Roseman set out to talk to dancers and choreographers about their lives, creative process philosophies, careers, and the spiritual aspects of dance. The result is a set of seven extraordinarily well formed and elightening conversations... -- Donna Seaman, Choice
...well worth it for dance lovers. Roseman is an interviewer well worthy of the masters she presents to us. -- Rainboreviews

About Janet Lynn Roseman

Janet Lynn Roseman (San Francisco, CA) is a dance critic and the author of three books. Her Beach Blanket Babylon (Chronicle) was nominated by as best theatrical book of 1997.

Table of Contents

Introduction Acknowledgments Chapter One: Edward Villella Chapter Two: Merce Cunningham Chapter Three: Mark Morris Chapter Four: Catherine Turocy Chapter Five: Alonzo King Chapter Six: Danny Grossman Chapter Seven: Michael Smuin

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Dance Masters: Interviews with Legends of Dance by Janet Lynn Roseman
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Taylor & Francis Ltd
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