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Through the Eyes of a Dancer: Selected Writings by Wendy Perron

through the eyes of a dancer perron wendy

Editors, I would say, some way or another. Through the Eyes of a Dancer is a nuanced microcosm of dance's recent globalization and modernization that also provides an opportunity for new dancers to look back on the traditions and styles that preceded their own. The Minnesota Daily has been training student journalists and serving the University of Minnesota community since 1900. You know, you write something and it evaporates -- and now with the Internet, it evaporates almost the minute it's out. In 2017 she co-curated Radical Bodies: Anna Halprin, Simone Forti and Yvonne Rainer in California and New York, 1955—1973. Wendy Perron Occupation Dancer, choreographer, journalist Nationality United States Notable works former editor-in-chief of , author of Through the Eyes of a Dancer, Selected Writings Perron graduated from in 1969. Do you consider it a limit? I'm a product of the whole dance world and to me that love of dance is the foundation that I write from.

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Nonfiction Book Review: Through the Eyes of a Dancer: Selected Writings by Wendy Perron. Wesleyan Univ., $29.95 (352p) ISBN 978

through the eyes of a dancer perron wendy

Through the Eyes of a Dancer compiles the writings of noted dance critic and editor Wendy Perron. Dancers, choreographers, teachers, college dance students--and anyone interested in the intersection between dance and journalism--will find Perron's probing and insightful writings inspiring. The suit remains From 2000 to 2004 209 standing exactly where it was, without the hands and face of the dancer. I realized that I am part of history. The unitards extend to cover the hands, giving the dancers unnaturally long arms, and the thigh-­ high black leg warmers give them short legs. Some of the couplings are also animal-­ like, lizards mating perhaps.

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Secret Bases • Wendy Perron

through the eyes of a dancer perron wendy

Sixteen dancers line the front of the stage and stare at the audience. But on the other hand, they should give some grounding, some roots and education. Is this the source of the virus, an angry nucleus of hate? The costumes make the dancers look uncomfortable, paralleling how the text makes us feel. Would you like us to keep your Bookworld order history? Dancers, choreographers, teachers, college dance students—and anyone interested in the intersection between dance and journalism—will find Perron's probing and insightful writings inspiring. Their arms hang long and they curl their hands like simian creatures, ready to scratch themselves or to grub for food. We cannot turn away from these young people of the Tel Aviv—based Batsheva Dance Company, most of whom have probably been soldiers, fighting for their survival. In pieces for The SoHo Weekly News, Village Voice, The New York Times, and Dance Magazine, Perron limns the larger aesthetic and theoretical shifts in the dance world since the 1960s.

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Nonfiction Book Review: Through the Eyes of a Dancer: Selected Writings by Wendy Perron. Wesleyan Univ., $29.95 (352p) ISBN 978

through the eyes of a dancer perron wendy

She surveys a wide range of styles and genres, from downtown experimental performance to ballets at the Metropolitan Opera House. She earned a master's degree from in 2000. In college, I realized choreography was really hard, and I was really scared to do it. She surveys a wide range of styles and genres, from downtown experimental performance to ballets at the Metropolitan Opera House. Kristin Francke, who begins the piece by drawing on the blackboard , drags the chalk behind her, around her elbow, echoing her tracings with her body parts, all while her body is distorted with tension.

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Through the Eyes of a Dancer: Selected Writings by Wendy Perron

through the eyes of a dancer perron wendy

So, now you're at Dance Magazine. Through the Eyes of a Dancer is a nuanced microcosm of dance's recent globalization and modernization that also provides an opportunity for new dancers to look back on the traditions and styles that preceded their own. In pieces for The SoHo Weekly News, Village Voice, The New York Times, and Dance Magazine, Perron limns the larger aesthetic and theoretical shifts in the dance world since the 1960s. In opinion pieces, interviews, reviews, brief memoirs, blog posts, and contemplations on the choreographic process, she gives readers an up-close, personalized look at dancing as an art form. Do you have any other titles? I don't think the critic's job is simply to give a thumbs up or thumbs down.

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Q&A: Through the eyes of Wendy Perron

through the eyes of a dancer perron wendy

If you look at American examples of leaderless groups, in any field, they were called anarchists. . Perron includes writing on downtown dance in the 60s and 70s, interviews with visionaries like Susan Sontag, essays on people, including Katherine Dunham, Yvonne Rainer and Miguel Gutierrez, and topics like blogging about choreography. Not as heavy-duty as Juilliard. Toward the end two dancers madly etch a blood-­ red asterisk shape that takes on a glow. We also noticed that you have previously shopped at Bookworld. One person dances in place with a fast, wrenching fury, as though trying to rid herself of a clinging nightmare.

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Wendy Perron

through the eyes of a dancer perron wendy

Wendy Perron Occupation Dancer, choreographer, journalist Nationality United States Notable works former editor-in-chief of , author of Through the Eyes of a Dancer, Selected Writings Wendy Perron is an American dancer, choreographer, and teacher who was the editor-in-chief of from 2004 to 2013. There is energy, there is unity, there is rhythm, and there is rage. What a gift that she wove her paths together so seamlessly, and that we have this provocative collection of musings. What is your new book about? She surveys a wide range of styles and genres, from downtown experimental performance to ball Through the Eyes of a Dancer compiles the writings of noted dance critic and editor Wendy Perron. She was the editor in chief of Dance Magazine from 2004 to 2013, and is now an editor at large.

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Through the Eyes of a Dancer by Wendy Perron (ebook)

through the eyes of a dancer perron wendy

In 2017 she co-curated Radical Bodies: Anna Halprin, Simone Forti and Yvonne Rainer in California and New York, 1955—1973. Yes, I consider it a limit because I used to do a lot more. Archived from on May 27, 2010. She stops, then another dancer enters into a similar fury while all the rest are still. Have you always lived in New York? Throughout the evening, dancers go upstage to draw on the blackboard, sometimes adding a soothing sound element. Through the Eyes of a Dancer compiles the writings of noted dance critic and editor Wendy Perron. In April 2011, she was one of three artists inducted into New York Foundation for the Arts' inaugural Hall of Fame.

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