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Judith Chazin-Bennahum, Distinguished Professor Emerita, researcher, and choreographer. She was Principal Soloist with the Metropolitan Opera Ballet Company when Antony Tudor was Director of Ballet and also danced with Robert Joffrey and Agnes de Mille. She received her Doctorate in Romance Languages at the University of New Mexico and is the author of Dance in the Shadow of the Guillotine, (1988), The Ballets of Antony Tudor which received the De la Torre Bueno Prize in 1995 for the best book on dance, The Lure of Perfection: Fashion and Ballet 1780-1830 (2004), The Living Dance: An Anthology of Essays on Movement and Culture published by Kendall Hunt in September 2003, Teaching Dance Studies (2005) and most recently René Blum and the Ballets Russes by Oxford University Press, (2011).
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The Living Dance: An Anthology of Essays on Movement …
The essays in The Living Dance: An Anthology of Essays on Movement and Culture explore the history of both eastern and western forms of dance, and emphasize important trends in contemporary theatrical and social performance. Each of the dances discussed brings into focus the vitality and richness of the cultures that produced them.
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