9781450405171-1450405177-Beginning Modern Dance (Interactive Dance Series)

Beginning Modern Dance (Interactive Dance Series)

ISBN-13: 9781450405171
ISBN-10: 1450405177
Edition: First
Author: Giguere, Miriam
Publication date: 2013
Publisher: Human Kinetics, Inc.
Format: Product Bundle 176 pages
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ISBN-13: 9781450405171
ISBN-10: 1450405177
Edition: First
Author: Giguere, Miriam
Publication date: 2013
Publisher: Human Kinetics, Inc.
Format: Product Bundle 176 pages

Summary

Acknowledged authors Giguere, Miriam wrote Beginning Modern Dance (Interactive Dance Series) comprising 176 pages back in 2013. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 1450405177 and 9781450405171. Since then Beginning Modern Dance (Interactive Dance Series) textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $ 10.40 or rent at the marketplace.

Description

Beginning Modern Dance text and web resource introduce undergraduate and high school students to modern dance as a performing art through participation, appreciation, and academic study in the dance technique course.

In the book, 50 photos with concise descriptions support students in learning beginning modern dance technique and in creating short choreographic or improvisational studies. For those new to modern dance, the book provides a friendly orientation on the structure of a modern dance technique class and includes information regarding class expectations, etiquette, and appropriate attire. Students also learn how to prepare mentally and physically for class, maintain proper nutrition and hydration, and avoid injury.

Beginning Modern Dance supports students in understanding modern dance as a performing art and as a medium for artistic expression. The text presents the styles of modern dance artists Martha Graham, Doris Humphrey and José Limón, Katherine Dunham, Lester Horton, and Merce Cunningham along with an introduction to eclectic modern dance style. Chapters help students begin to identify elements of modern dance as they learn, view, and respond to dance choreography and performance.

The accompanying web resource offers 38 interactive video clips and photos of dance technique to support learning and practice. In addition, e-journal and self-reflection assignments, performance critiques, and quizzes in the web resource help students develop their knowledge of modern dance as both performers and viewers. (The web resource is included with all new print books and some ebooks. For ebook formats that don’t provide access, the web resource is available separately.)

Through modern dance, students learn new movement vocabularies and explore their unique and personal artistry in response to their world. Beginning Modern Dance text and web resource support your students in their experience of this unique and dynamic genre of dance.

Beginning Modern Dance is a part of Human Kinetics’ Interactive Dance Series. The series includes resources for modern dance, ballet, and tap dance that support introductory dance technique courses taught through dance, physical education, and fine arts departments. Each student-friendly text includes a web resource offering video clips of dance instruction, assignments, and activities. The Interactive Dance Series offers students a guide to learning, performing, and viewing dance.

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