publication . Article . 2013

Creative choice – on whose authority

Main, Lesley;
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  • Published: 01 Jul 2013 Journal: Choreographic Practices, volume 4, pages 59-74 (issn: 2040-5669, eissn: 2040-5677, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Intellect
  • Country: Mauritius
This article considers issues of legacy and tradition alongside the impact of choice on the choreographic processes involved in restaging modern/contemporary works by Merce Cunningham, Jose Limón and Doris Humphrey. The work of these three choreographers represents a cross-section of staging practices that have evolved over time as a response to the absence of the choreographer. The relevance of these practices in a broader context is that they demonstrate possibilities for choreographers working today whose work is significant to our cultural heritage.
free text keywords: Visual Arts and Performing Arts, Management, Choreography, Sociology, Aesthetics, Cultural heritage
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