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Domestic: Intro2Modern 3

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Dance Teacher magazine (online January 2013, offered as contest prize): Ideal for an undergraduate dance history of pedagogy course…[Legg] compares each artist’s methods through historical, cultural, pedagogical and aesthetic lenses. He also calls attention to the way the training of dancers has shifted [over time]…

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Domestic: Intro2Modern 2

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…His research is thorough…At the college or high school level, this would be a text that student might be asked to purchase in their freshman year in a dance program. It could then be used throughout the typical four years of study. Or, it could be 
 well-used for a one-semester survey course of modern […]

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Domestic: Intro2Modern 1

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I believe every public school dance teacher should have a copy in her classroom.︱Pamela Sofras, Professor & Chair, Dance Department, UNC Charlotte Much needed concepts in one book for next generation teachers!︱Susan Kirchner, Professor & Chair, Dance Department, Towson University Useful for students in understanding roots/influences of contemporary dance. ︱Nada Diachenko, Professor & Co-Director, Dance […]

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French Translation

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The French translation of my book, Introduction to Modern Dance Techniques, will be available in late August 2014 from Gremese. Une approche comparative qui vous permettra de comprendre et d’essayer les techniques des plus grands maîtres — grâce à des extraits de cours — et de comparer leurs diff érentes philosophies. De Martha Graham à Merce Cunningham en […]

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Jubilant Sunset

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  A Choreographic Offering: Jubilant Sunset Opus No.: 55. Music: J. S. Bach. Genre/Cast Size: ballet, 13 dancers. Category: student dancers. Location & Date: Northwestern State University︱2010
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Communitas

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  Communitas Urbania (excerpts) Opus No.: 49. Music: M. Torke. Genre/Cast Size: classical ballet, 11 women. Category: student dancers. Location & Date: Harvard Ballet Company, Harvard University︱2007. For this dance, I drew inspiration from Jasper Johns’ paintings , in particular, his Land’s End series.

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After

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  After Opus No.: 50. Music: D. Shostakovitch. Genre/Cast Size: modern, female solo. Category: professional dancer. Location & Date: JoshuaLegg/DanceProjects, adjudicated concert, Dance Complex (Cambridge, MA)︱2008
. This work examines the ways in which we struggle to maintain our humanity during the fallout of a chaotic event, the futures that we try to glimpse, and the perseverance and faith […]