Dance and Political Conflict: Three Comparative Case Studies

By Alexandra Kolb.

Published by The Arts Collection

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Article: Print $US10.00
Article: Electronic $US5.00

A study of three 20th-Century dance pieces which seek to communicate political ideas; comparative analysis of works by Jooss, Paxton and Bruce.

Keywords: Dance, Political, Ideology

International Journal of the Arts in Society, Volume 1, Issue 2, pp.17-22. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 1.648MB).

Dr. Alexandra Kolb

Dr. Alexandra Kolb is Lecturer in Dance Studies at the University of Otago in New Zealand. She obtained Masters and doctoral degrees from the Universities of Cologne and Cambridge on the relationship between European dance and literature in early 20th century modernism. She trained professionally in dance in Düsseldorf and at John Neumeier’s Academy of the Hamburg Ballet. Before taking up her current position, she was Co-ordinator of Academic Studies and Lecturer at the Northern School of Contemporary Dance in the UK. She has published articles on German modern dance and literature, and is currently working on a book on European modern dance.


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