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By J. Lansdale

11 authors examine fresh dance practices within the theatre, in membership tradition and on movie, addressing dance in interdisciplinary courting with song, portray and play texts. this article makes an attempt to fill a spot with an up to date account of fascinating and tough new paintings, illuminated by way of fascinating new theoretical frameworks.

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Even the subject matter of a rape, central to The Judas Tree, had been dealt with in The Invitation. MacMillan was not alone in addressing these themes in his earlier works. As Jann Parry claims, he was part of a generation of artists as Angry Young Men and ‘other choreographers were following the same path: Jerome Robbins in the United States, Maurice Bejart in Belgium and Peter Darrell in Britain’ (Parry, 2002, p. 6). 4 By the early 1990s, the political tenets of feminism had arguably become mainstream and the disturbing subject matter of The Judas Tree lay perhaps more in its abuse of a woman, now politically untenable, rather than in the actual representation of rape.

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