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- DescriptionThe 19 contributors to this book attest that movement is our first language, our universal language. The book gives a voice to accomplished teachers, actors, dancers, directors, authors and choreographers who share their experiences while they address creative-movement education from pre-school through college. As editor of this collection, dancer, choreographer and artistic director Annelise Mertz, provides both an aesthetic appreciation for creative-movement education, as well as practical pedagogy for incorporating dance and drama into contemporary curriculum. Contributors include Becky Engler-Hicks, Ruth Grauert, Anna Halprin, Joanna G. Harris, Margaret N. H'Doubler, Michael Hoeye, Murray Louis, Annelise Mertz, Jaime Nisenbaum, Carol North, Jeff Rehg, Shirley Ririe, G. Hoffman Soto, Emma D. Sheehy, Harold Taylor, Branislav Tomich, Dorothy M. Vislocky and Joan J. Woodbury.
- Author BiographyA recipient of the Missouri Arts and Education Council Award for Excellence in the Arts, Annelise Mertz is a professor emerita of dance at Washington University, founder and former director (for thirty-one years) of the dance division of the performing arts department. She is also founder and former artistic director of the St. Louis Dancers. Before coming to the United States, Mertz was a professional dancer with the Jooss Tanz Theater, Berlin State Opera, and the Municipal Theaters of Dusseldorf and Darmstadt.
- PublisherSouthern Illinois University Press
- Date of Publication30/06/2002
- SubjectEducation & Teaching
- Place of PublicationCarbondale
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintSouthern Illinois University Press
- Content Note49 illustrations
- Weight327 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine14 mm
- Edited byAnnelise Mertz
- Foreword byJoseph Roach
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