Thomas K. Hagood's Legacy in Dance Education: Essays and Interviews on Values, PDF

By Thomas K. Hagood

ISBN-10: 1604975636

ISBN-13: 9781604975635

during this exceptional quantity, Professor Thomas Hagood brings jointly the voices of key dance educators to precise their perspectives at the legacy of dance schooling. The publication examines the values and practices dance educators dwell with, and what values and practices they take ahead to advertise or maybe retool and reinvent of their expert paintings. The publication additionally engages in discussions of the folk who embrace (or have embodied) the values and practices the dance schooling box takes possession of. via operating with and being uncovered to lecturers within the dance box, the editor and his participants convey how their studying improvement has been encouraged and formed by way of their interactions with their mentors. It follows that legacy is necessary territory for dancers to think about as educators and as humans. Such deep dialogue of legacy in academic dance isn't really extensively evidenced in latest literature. because it isn't really a simple nor sure bet to stock what dance educators have absorbed from mentors with an target or analytically conscious eye, this e-book will serve good to extend this dialogue. severe review in dance schooling is additionally challenged via the truth that the sector itself is particularly younger. In reading legacy, the booklet apparently exhibits that the mentors mentioned may be approximately people who find themselves nonetheless a great deal alive. The ebook additionally addresses how dance is so culturally challenged by means of archetypal notions of who practices it, in addition to its academic price and value. The publication offers dance students with many possibilities to benefit new dimensions of dance background, to mirror on practices either previous and new, to understand the values that form their paintings in dance schooling, to get to grasp those who won't seem within the historical list, to revisit the presents of these whom they could ponder giants within the box have left, to think about the panorama of dance schooling because it has been formed over the years. The inclusion of the voices and contributions of a few of the field’s so much admired dance educators during this e-book and the severe concerns they speak about make this ebook a needs to for each dance collection.

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