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By Libby Worth,Helen Poynor

This guidebook strains the life's paintings of radical dance-maker Anna Halprin, documenting her early profession as a contemporary dancer within the Nineteen Forties via to the advance of her groundbreaking method of dance as an obtainable and life-enhancing paintings shape. Tracing the evolution of the San Francisco Dancers' Workshop, it explores Halprin's connections with the avant-garde theatre, tune, visible paintings and structure of the Nineteen Fifties and 60s, and analyses her paintings from this era. Anna Halprin not just deals an invaluable creation to the existence and paintings of this significant determine, but additionally offers an enormous old advisor to a time whilst dance used to be first explored past the confines of the theatre and regarded as a therapeutic paintings for people and communities.

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