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By Katherine Profeta

ISBN-10: 0299305945

ISBN-13: 9780299305949

Dramaturgy in Motion innovatively examines the paintings of the dramaturg in modern dance and circulation functionality. Katherine Profeta, a operating dramaturg for greater than fifteen years, shifts the focal point from asking “Who is the dramaturg?” to “What does the dramaturg imagine about?”

            Profeta explores 5 arenas for the dramaturg’s attention—text and language, learn, viewers, stream, and interculturalism. Drawing on her prolonged collaboration with choreographer and visible artist Ralph Lemon, she grounds her considering in genuine rehearsal-room examples and situates perform inside theoretical discourse approximately modern dramaturgy. relocating among idea and perform, notice and move, query and solution till those differences blur, she develops the foundational idea of dramaturgical hard work as a high quality of motion.

            Dramaturgy in Motion might be useful to practitioners and students drawn to the methods of constructing modern dance and stream performance—particularly artists puzzling over what it would be prefer to collaborate with a dramaturg and dramaturgs brooding about what it would be wish to collaborate on stream functionality. The e-book also will entice these intrigued by means of the paintings of Lemon and his collaborators, to which Profeta turns many times to spread the thorny questions and wealthy advantages of dramaturgical labor.

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