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Life and Death on the New York Dance Floor, 1980-1983

Artist/Author: Tim Lawrence | Reference: P3252 | ISBN: 978-0822362029 | Type: Publication

Interviewing DJs, party hosts, producers, musicians, artists, and dancers, Lawrence illustrates how the relatively discrete post-disco, post-punk, and hip hop scenes became marked by their level of plurality, interaction, and convergence. He also explains how the shifting urban landscape of New York supported the cultural renaissance before gentrification.

Engaging Performance: Theatre as call and response

Artist/Author: Jan Cohen-Cruz | Reference: P2988 | ISBN: 978-0415472142 | Type: Publication

Engaging Performance: Theatre as Call and Response presents a combined analysis and workbook to examine “socially engaged performance.” It offers a range of key practical approaches, exercises, and principles for using performance to engage in a variety of social and artistic projects.

How to Become an Action Hero

Artist/Author: Elizabeth Streb | Reference: P1923 | ISBN: 978-1-55861656-1 | Type: Publication

Elizabeth Streb combines memoir and analysis to convey how she became an extreme action dancer/choreographer. This item is part of the Study Room Guide: On Falling by Amy Sharrocks (P2249).

The New York Tea Party, Brooklyn

Artist/Author: Amanda Couch | Reference: D1628 | Type: DVD