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Author Crompton, Sarah

Title Sadler's Wells dance house / Sarah Crompton
Published London : Oberon Books, 2013


Description 1 online resource (128 pages) : color illustrations
Contents Front Cover; Half-title page; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; 1 A New Beginning; 2 Akram Khan, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui and the Creation of Zero Degrees; 3 Sylvie Guillem and the Arrival of Star Power; 4 Sadler'S Wells and the World; 5 Matthew Bourne and Welcoming an Audience; 6 Wayne Mcgregor and the Science of Dance; 7 Breakin' Convention and the Growth of Hip Hop; 8 Christopher Wheeldon and the Balletic Tradition; 9 In the Spirit of Diaghilev and How to Commission New Work; 10 Hofesh Shechter and the Future; References; Photographer Index
Summary This book tells the recent history of this theater's role as a powerhouse of contemporary dance. Featuring lavish photographs and including text by Sadler's Wells artistic director Alistair Spalding, it offers a unique behind-the-scenes insight into the creation of some of the world's most exciting and critically acclaimed new dance
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 127) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Sadler's Wells Ballet.
SUBJECT Sadler's Wells Ballet fast
Subject Ballet companies -- England -- London -- History
PERFORMING ARTS -- Theater -- General.
Ballet companies
England -- London
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2014431329
ISBN 1849435111