2019 Theme: Practicalities of Practice through a 21st Century Lens

Photo Credit : Sandy Aldieri, Perceptions Photography, 2018

“IT’S NOT FOR THE FAINT HEARTED”: PERCEPTIONS AND ATTITUDES OF THREE COMMUNITY DANCE PRACTITIONERS PROVIDING DANCE WITHIN PRISON ENVIRONMENTS IN NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA

Kristie MortimerUniversity of Auckland Abstract This research explores three community dance practitioners’ experiences of providing dance within prison environments in ...
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HABITUS AND PERCEPTIONS: LECTURERS DISCUSS DANCE IN PRIMARY TEACHER EDUCATION COURSES IN QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA

Rachael JacobsWestern Sydney University Abstract Dance is a compulsory component of the Arts Curriculum in the primary years in Australia ...
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INFORMING CREATIVITY: AN EXPLORATION OF CONTEMPORARY DANCE GRADUATES’ EXPERIENCES OF CREATIVITY IN TASKING PROCESSES WITHIN PROFESSIONAL COLLABORATIVE DANCE-MAKING

Emma CosgraveUniversity of Auckland Abstract Collaborative dance-making processes may be understood as a social experience as choreographers work with dancers ...
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KENNETH MACMILLAN’S MANON: BUTCH BALLERINAS AND DANCING RAPE

Laura Briggsa & Mara MandradjieffbaIndependent scholar, bTexas Women’s University Abstract British choreographer Kenneth MacMillan famously introduced narratives of rape and ...
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MOVING THINKING: IS DANCE MAKING A SOMATIC PRACTICE?

Julie MulvihillTexas Woman’s University Abstract This article is an inquiry of thinking as moving and experiencing in order to posit ...
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