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(Re:) Claiming Ballet

(Re:) Claiming Ballet

  • Author: Akinleye, Adesola

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Contents

  • Introduction: Regarding claiming ballet / reclaiming ballet
  • Part One - Histories
  • Chapter 1: Ballet, from property to Art - Adesola Akinleye
  • Chapter 2: Should there be a Female ballet canon? Seven Radical Acts of Inclusion - Julia Gleich and Molly Faulkner
  • Chapter 3: Arabesque en Noir: The Persistent Presence of Black Dancers in the American Ballet World - Joselli Audain Deans
  • Chapter 4: Portrayals of Black people from the African Diaspora in western narrative ballets - Sandie Bourne
  • Part Two - Knowledges
  • Chapter 5: The traces of my ballet body - Mary Savva
  • Chapter 6: Ballet Beyond Boundaries - Personal History. Brenda Dixson Gottschild
  • Chapter 7:"Auftanzen statt Aufgeben" and The Anti Fascist Ballet School -Elizabeth Ward
  • Chapter 8: Dancing Across Historically Racist Borders - Kehinde Ishangi
  • Part Three - Resiliences
  • Chapter 9: Dance Theatre of Harlem's radicalization of ballet in 1970s & 1980s - Theresa Ruth Howard
  • Chapter 10: Personal testimony as social resilience - Theara J. Ward
  • Chapter 11: "Can you feel it?": Pioneering Pedagogies that Challenge Ballet's Authoritarian Traditions - Jessica Zeller
  • Chapter 12: The Ever After of Ballet - Selby Wynn Schwartz
  • Chapter 13: Ballethnic Dance Company Builds Community: Urban Nutcracker leads the way - Nena Gilreath
  • Part four - Consciousnesses
  • Chapter 14: The Counterpoint Project - When Life Doesn't Imitate Art - Endalyn Taylor
  • Chapter 15: Ballet's Binary Genders in a Rainbow-Spectrum World:
  • A call for progressive pedagogies - Melonie B. Murray
  • Chapter 16: Dancing through Black British ballet: Conversations with dancers - Adesola Akinleye and Tia-Monique Uzor
  • Chapter 17: Ballet Aesthetics of Trauma, Development, and Functionality - Luc Vanier & Elizabeth Johnson
  • About the contributors
  • Index