By Emilyn Claid
Covering fifty years of British dance, from Margot Fonteyn to cutting edge modern practitioners reminiscent of Wendy Houstoun and Nigel Charnock, Yes? No! Maybe is an cutting edge method of acting and observing dance.
Emilyn Claid brings her existence adventure and interweaves it with educational thought and historic narrative to create a dynamic method of dance writing.
Using the Nineteen Seventies revolution of latest dance as a hinge, Claid seems again to ballet and ahead to British self sustaining dance that is new dance’s legacy. She explores the shifts in performer-spectator relationships, and investigates questions of subjectivity, absence and presence, id, gender, race and wish utilizing psychoanalytical, feminist, postmodern, post-structuralist and queer theoretical views.
Artists and practitioners, expert performers, academics, choreographers and theatre-goers will all locate this ebook an informative and insightful read.
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