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The Young Ballet

Elizabeth Kendall

in Balanchine and the Lost Muse: Revolution and the Making of a Choreographer

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199959341
eISBN:
9780199346028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199959341.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Dance, History, Western

This chapter first describes Fyodor Lopukhov's ballet, TanzSymphonia, which can be viewed as the most radical dance experiment in the early NEP, maybe in the whole decade of the 1920s. Georges was a ... More


Bob Fosse’s Jazz Revolution

Cheryl Mrozowski

in Jazz Dance: A History of the Roots and Branches

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049298
eISBN:
9780813050119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049298.003.0013
Subject:
Music, Dance

Bob Fosse was Broadway’s top director-choreographer in the 1960s and 70s. His signature style included a forward thrust of the hips, hunched shoulders, gloved hands, and turned-in feet. Fosse’s ... More


Impossible Spectacles: Death, Dance, and Direct Expression

Kate Elswit

in Watching Weimar Dance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199844814
eISBN:
9780199376056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199844814.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter focuses on the complications of staging death in danced form during a time when dance’s significance was understood to be increasingly derived from the physicality of the movement ... More


Three Stories About Private Parts

Kate Elswit

in Watching Weimar Dance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199844814
eISBN:
9780199376056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199844814.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter considers performances by female dancers whose appearances were addressed in terms of unveiling, even though they removed little or no clothing. The chapter focuses on the tautological ... More


Willkommen

Kevin Winkler

in Big Deal: Bob Fosse and Dance in the American Musical

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780199336791
eISBN:
9780190841478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199336791.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Dance, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter describes the international success of Bob Fosse’s film version of Cabaret in 1972, which kicked off the busiest, most productive decade of his career. The mood of the decade was ... More


Programming the Repertoire

Karen Eliot

in Albion's Dance: British Ballet during the Second World War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199347629
eISBN:
9780199347643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199347629.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Dance

The repertoire performed during war was generally conservative, consisting mostly of Fokine’s one-act, neo-Romantic ballets. Producers also programmed divertissements and entrées varying in tone, ... More


Taking Stock: Striptease, Stratification, and the NASDAQ

Jessica Berson

in The Naked Result: How Exotic Dance Became Big Business

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199846207
eISBN:
9780190272623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199846207.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter begins with an investigation of the arrival in New York City of Rick’s Cabaret, a publicly traded, clean-cut topless strip club based in Houston. Rick’s Cabaret International, Inc. owns ... More


Nice Girls Gone Blue: Neoburlesque Nostalgia and the Downwardly Mobile

Hannah Schwadron

in The Case of the Sexy Jewess: Dance, Gender and Jewish Joke-work in US Pop Culture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190624194
eISBN:
9780190624231
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190624194.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter foregrounds a performance ethnography among New York’s Jewish neoburlesque and cabaret spoofs on the Hanukkah circuit from 2011 to 2016. By looking at what the body does to mock and ... More


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