By Jane M. Alexandre
This “what is”—rather than “how to”— quantity proposes a theoretical framework for figuring out dance management for dancers, leaders, and scholars of either domain names, illustrated through images of leaders in motion in India, South Africa, united kingdom, US, Brazil and Canada. what's dance management? Who practices it, in what atmosphere, and why? via functionality, choreography, educating, writing, organizing and directing, the dance leaders portrayed herein instigate switch and ahead circulation. Illustrating all that's specific approximately prime in dance, and through extension the opposite arts, readers can have interaction with such wide-ranging concerns as: Does the perform of major require fans? How does one individual’s dance move act on others in a gaggle? What does ‘social engagement’ suggest for artists? Is the pursuit of paintings and tradition a human right?
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ALEXANDRE Lang can relate her movement style and choreography to jazz music; and also to the ways some of her contemporaries, her musical collaborators, create their sound scores: As I began [choreographing] I was always inspired to create movement like a jazz musician like Thelonious Monk or Coltrane or Sun Ra, I would use those styles, how they use a scale, how they jack up a scale, how they really try to mesh that major/minor thing together, these odd pairings to make melodies, and I like that format … every day movement, the content I get inspired by, is universal.
Ibid. LANG 45 22. FM, June 21, 2012. 23. Ibid. 24. Alexander, Ibid. 25. Lang, in discussion with the author, September 2014. 26. FM, June 21, 2012. 27. Alexander, Ibid. 28. Ibid. 29. FM, June 21, 2012. 30. Lang, in discussion with the author, September 2015. 31. Lang blog, September 23, 2013. 32. Ibid. 33. Lang blog, October 2, 2013. 34. Lang blog, May 11, 2009. 35. Lang blog, June 18, 2008. 36. Lang, in discussion with the author, September 2015. 37. Lang, in discussion with the author, September 2014.