Considering how blackness is imagined in and through performance, the contributors address topics including flight as a persistent theme in African American aesthetics, the circulation of minstrel tropes in Liverpool and in Afro-Mexican settlements in Oaxaca, and the reach of hip-hop politics as people around the world embrace the music and dance.
Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041)
Presents a broad range of critical and theoretical methods, and applies them to contemporary and historical performance genres. Revised and Enlarged Edition
Bringing together the voices of dance-artists, scholars, teachers and choreographers, the book looks at a range of performing arts from dancehall to ballet, providing valuable insights into dance theory, performance, pedagogy, identity and culture.
Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).