Movement Directors in Contemporary Theatre: Conversations on Craft

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When directors understand the value of a movement director they remove any sense of hierarchy within the room and place movement directors firmly by their side, for they are, and should be, their co-pilot, navigating and creating the world of the play. – Joan Iyiola Through a series of in-depth interviews with leading movement directors including Siân Williams, Sue Lefton, Toby Sedgewick and Diane Alison-Mitchell, Ayse Tashkiran examines the processes of creativity, collaboration and innovation for the moving body in performance. The conversations open up: New areas of movement practice The role of the movement director The history of theatre practice and key practitioners Diverse movement approaches Similarities and differences between movement direction and choreography Potential future developments in the field The book contains forewords by Maria Aberg and Joan Iyiola

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When directors understand the value of a movement director they remove any sense of hierarchy within the room and place movement directors firmly by their side, for they are, and should be, their co-pilot, navigating and creating the world of the play. – Joan Iyiola Through a series of in-depth interviews with leading movement directors including Siân Williams, Sue Lefton, Toby Sedgewick and Diane Alison-Mitchell, Ayse Tashkiran examines the processes of creativity, collaboration and innovation for the moving body in performance. The conversations open up: New areas of movement practice The role of the movement director The history of theatre practice and key practitioners Diverse movement approaches Similarities and differences between movement direction and choreography Potential future developments in the field The book contains forewords by Maria Aberg and Joan Iyiola

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