publication . Book . 2016

British Dance: Black Routes

Ramsay Burt;
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  • Published: 01 Nov 2016
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
British Dance: Black Routes re-examines the distinctive contributions made to British dance by dancers who are Black. Covering the period 1946 to the present, it presents a radical re-reading of dancers and their companies, placing their achievements within a broader historical, cultural and artistic context. The result of a two year research project, British Dance and the African Diaspora, led by editors Christy Adair and Ramsay Burt, the collection looks at artists working with contemporary dance, African Caribbean dance, jazz dance, and dance improvisation. Chapters illuminate the commonalities and differences between sub-Saharan West African dance forms and ...
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free text keywords: Dance of the African Diaspora, contemporary dance, Black British dancers
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publication . Book . 2016

British Dance: Black Routes

Ramsay Burt;