(Un)covering ground: dance, space and mobility
Brazzale, C. 2014. (Un)covering ground: dance, space and mobility. Theatre, Dance and Performance Training. 5 (2), pp. 107-118.
Ballet and modern dance teachers often exhort students to ‘travel across the floor’ and ‘cover ground’. These instructions invoke metaphors of travel and mobility that capture an array of common assumptions about dance, space and movement. This essay examines the spatial and mobility discourses that these instructions simultaneously build upon and produce while exploring the seductiveness of technique’s promise of mastering space through the moving body.
|Journal||Theatre, Dance and Performance Training|
|Journal citation||5 (2), pp. 107-118|
|Publisher||Taylor & Francis|
|Accepted author manuscript|
|Web address (URL)||http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19443927.2014.908140|
|08 Aug 2014|
|Publication process dates|
|Deposited||11 Jul 2016|
|Copyright information||This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis in Theatre, Dance and Performance Training on 08.08.14, available online: http://www.tandfonline.com/10.1080/19443927.2014.908140|
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