Dramaturgy in Motion: At Work on Dance and Movement by Katherine Profeta

By Katherine Profeta

Dramaturgy in Motion innovatively examines the paintings of the dramaturg in modern dance and flow functionality. Katherine Profeta, a operating dramaturg for greater than fifteen years, shifts the point of interest from asking “Who is the dramaturg?” to “What does the dramaturg imagine about?”

            Profeta explores 5 arenas for the dramaturg’s attention—text and language, study, viewers, move, and interculturalism. Drawing on her prolonged collaboration with choreographer and visible artist Ralph Lemon, she grounds her considering in genuine rehearsal-room examples and situates perform inside of theoretical discourse approximately modern dramaturgy. relocating among thought and perform, note and circulate, query and solution until eventually those differences blur, she develops the foundational inspiration of dramaturgical exertions as a high quality of motion.

            Dramaturgy in Motion could be useful to practitioners and students drawn to the techniques of constructing modern dance and stream performance—particularly artists puzzling over what it'd be prefer to collaborate with a dramaturg and dramaturgs puzzling over what it would be wish to collaborate on move functionality. The e-book also will entice these intrigued through the paintings of Lemon and his collaborators, to which Profeta turns many times to spread the thorny questions and wealthy advantages of dramaturgical labor.

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