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- ISBN: 9780415555302 | 0415555302
- Cover: Spiral Bound
- Copyright: 7/9/2010
On choreography: "Choreography is a negotiation with the patterns your body is thinking"On rules: "Try breaking the rules on a need to break the rules basis"Internationally renowned dancer, choreographer and teacher Jonathan Burrows explains how to navigate a course through the complex process of creating dance. He provides choreographers with fresh insights into the theory and practice of dance and guides them through the process of combining movement, sound, light and scenography to make a performance.Burrows' open and honest prose, gives the reader access to a range of exercises, meditations, principles and ideas on choreography that allow artists and dance-makers to find their own aesthetic process.Students, practitioners, teachers and theorists will find this detailed examination of key aspects of contemporary choreographic practice inspiring and invaluable.