Intro2Modern

French Edition

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My copy of the French translation arrived today. Other than the font style, the design and layout are pretty much exactly the same as the original edition. Thanks for all of your support!  

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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 […]

Intro2Modern

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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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 […]

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Water Study

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The Loudoun Project: Water Study (trailer) Opus No.: 68. (in collaboration with the company). Genre/Cast Size: site-specific, 6 dancers. Category: professional dancers. Location & Date: JoshuaLegg/DanceProjects, Loudoun Street, Winchester, VA︱2013. This site-specific dance was created in a splash pad with 28 fountains on a pedestrian walking mall. The work explored water as a location of […]