Driven by facts and hard data, this volume reveals how gender dynamics affect the lives of dancers, choreographers, directors, students, educators, and others who are involved in the world of dance. It unpacks real issues that matter--not just to dance communities but also to broader societal trends in the West.
Jennifer Carlynn Kronenberg and Carlos Miguel Guerra
In Experiencing the Art of Pas de Deux, professional dance couple Jennifer Kronenberg and Carlos Miguel Guerra demystify the physical, emotional, and artistic intricacies behind the art of two dancing as one.
Editors Lindsay Guarino and Wendy Oliver have assembled an array of seasoned practitioners and scholars who trace the numerous histories of jazz dance and examine various aspects of the field, including trends, influences, training, race, aesthetics, international appeal, and its relationship to tap, rock, indie, black concert dance, and Latin dance.
Lee Wilson describes how she grand jetéd from the stifling suburbia of the 1950s, a world of rigid
gender roles, to the only domain where women and men were equally paid and
equally respected--in grand, historic dance theaters and under the bright
lights of the Broadway stage.