Fifty Contemporary Choreographers is a unique and authoritative guide to the lives and work of prominent living contemporary choreographers; this third edition includes many new names in the field of choreography.
Representing a wide range of dance genres and styles, each entry locates the individual in the context of contemporary dance and explores their impact. Those studied include:
Kyle Abraham Germaine Acogny
William Forsythe Marco Goeke
Akram Khan Wayne McGregor
Crystal Pite Frances Rings
Hofesh Shechter Sasha Waltz
With an updated introduction by Deborah Jowitt and further reading and references throughout, this text is an invaluable resource for all students and critics of dance and all those interested in the everchanging world and variety of contemporary choreography.