Site under construction: taking ‘reading performance’ literally

Bernkopf, Astrid (2007) Site under construction: taking ‘reading performance’ literally. In: 2007 Society of Dance History Scholars Conference: Re-Thinking Theory and Practice/Repenser pratique et theorie, 21-24 June 2007, Paris, France.

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Abstract

The theatre of the mind is investigated in this presentation which focuses on the reading process of performances from reviews. The review has a conventional set-up and gives descriptions of choreographic features, stage design and the interpretational skills of the performers, which allow creating the performance from written texts. The notion of performance as represented in the review is constructed by considering the active work of reading dance on several levels.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Research Areas: A. > School of Media and Performing Arts > Performing Arts > Dance group
Item ID: 16645
Notes on copyright: Copyright owned by author of article.
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Depositing User: Astrid Bernkopf
Date Deposited: 01 Jun 2015 11:55
Last Modified: 31 May 2019 05:37
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/16645

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