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Dance Studies in China

Selected Writings from the Journal of Beijing Dance Academy

Translated journal articles, available in English for the first time.

Officially founded in 1978, the Beijing Dance School was the first professional dance school established after the creation of the People’s Republic of China. In the years since, the Beijing Dance Academy has become the only institution of higher learning for professional dance education in the country, as well as the largest prestigious dance school in the world. It is a full-time institution of higher learning with commitments to developing excellent professional dancers, choreographers, and dance researchers. Dance Studies in China is a collection of articles selected from issues of the Journal of Beijing Dance Academy, the only academic journal of dance studies in China. The collection also includes an interview with Shen Wei, the Chinese American choreographer, painter, and director living in New York.

225 pages | 6 3/4 x 9 1/2

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Dance Education in China

Chapter 2: Interview with SHEN Wei

Chapter 3: Research on Dance Theories and Dance History

Chapter 4: Research on Dance Culture

Chapter 5: Research on Dance Creation and Dance Performance

Chapter 6: Dance Science

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