Dance History. ….INCOMPLETE
The ‘western’ dance community has built one general story, commonly recognised as the official tale for concert dance or scenic dance history.
TWO categories: Contemporary dance history and Modern dance history .
Rough chronological period: 1950’s – Present time.
Some characteristics: its figures are spread all over the world, eclectic use of modern and classical techniques for the dancers training, eclectic use of choreographic vocabulary on stage, ‘performance’ instead of show, dance has a social and political function as much as an aesthetical function, names of dance trends associated: Post-modern dance, New dance, Young dance, Dance-theater, Contemporary ballet.
|CONTEMPORARY DANCE HISTORY
The ‘postmodern’ dance
Butoh (Tatsumi Hijikata, Kazuo Ohno, Ko Murobushi, Ushio Amagatsu, Carlotta Ikeda…)
Ballet and contemporary dance (art) ideas
MODERN DANCE HISTORY
TV PROGRAMME FROM LABAN