Jose Limon: An Artist Re-Viewed (Choreography & Dance Studies Series)

Jose Limon: An Artist Re-Viewed (Choreography & Dance Studies Series)

By: June Dunbar (editor)Paperback

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Jose Limn is universally recognized as one of the most important modern dancers of the 20th century. His technique is still taught at major colleges and dance schools; his dance company continues to revive his works, plus presents new works. His most famous work, The Moor's Pavanne, has been presented around the world by ballet and modern dance companies. This book presents a series of essays about Limn's life and works by noted scholars and dancers who were associated with Limn. It serves as a perfect introduction to his choreography and legacy. The book should appeal to fans of modern dance.

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June Dunbar is a celebrated dance teacher, having run the Lincoln Center Student Program in dance at Juilliard for over 25 years. She lives in Connecticut.


Introduction to the Series List of Plates Introduction 1. Artistic Succession and Leadership in a Modern Dance Company - Carla Maxwell 2. Dancers Are Musicians Are Dancers - Jose Limon 3. The Dance Heroes of Jose Limon - Norton Owen 4. Paulina Regina - Charles H. Woodford 5. Voices of the Body - Betty Jones 6. My Dance Family - Charles H. Woodford 7. Thomas Skelton, Lighting Designer - Jennifer Tipton 8. Lucas Hoving and Jose Limon: Radical Dancers - Ann Murphy 9. Limon in Mexico; Mexico in Limon - Ann Vachon 10. Mazurkas: Origins, Choreography, Significance - Michael Hollander 11. The 1954 Limon Company Tour to South America: Goodwill Tour or Cold War Cultural Propaganda? - Melinda Copel 12. The Essence of Humanity: Jose Limon After a Half Century - Sarah Stackhouse 13. Remembering Jose Limon - June Dunbar Appendix I: Jose Limon Chronology - Compiled by Norton Owen Appendix II: Chronological List of Works Choreographed by Jose Limon - Compiled by Lynn Garafola Appendix III: Alphabetical List of Works Choreographed by Jose Limon Notes on Contributors Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 21/11/2002
  • ISBN13: 9780415965811
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 168
  • ID: 9780415965811
  • weight: 294
  • ISBN10: 0415965810

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