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Fifty Contemporary Choreographers is a unique and authoritative guide to the lives and work of prominent living contemporary choreographers; this third edition includes many new names in the field of choreography.


Representing a wide range of dance genres and styles, each entry locates the individual in the context of contemporary dance and explores their impact. Those studied include:


Kyle Abraham    Germaine Acogny

William Forsythe    Marco Goeke

Akram Khan     Wayne McGregor

Crystal Pite     Frances Rings

Hofesh Shechter     Sasha Waltz


With an updated introduction by Deborah Jowitt and further reading and references throughout, this text is an invaluable resource for all students and critics of dance and all those interested in the everchanging world and variety of contemporary choreography.

50 Contemporary Choreographer's Book

  • ISBN: 9780367376789

    Format: Paperback

    Edition: Third 

    Pages: 328

    Publisher: Routledge

    Published: December 2020

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