Study Guide: To Feel the Earth and Touch the Sky: Living the Legacy of American Modern Dance
63 p. : ill. (color) ; 23 x 28 cm. Edition signed by Kathy Hassinger
"To Feel the Earth and Touch the Sky is a film highlighting the boundary breaking figures in the evolution of American Modern Dance. Iconoclasts in their own time, they have become icons in ours.
Each one of these courageous choreographers brought their own philosophy of life into dance. Isadora Duncan, Ruth St. Denis, Ted Shawn, Martha Graham, Doris Humphrey, Charles Weidman, Katherine Dunham, Anna Sokolow, The New Dance Group, Jose Limon, Alvin Ailey, Merce Cunningham, Paul Taylor, Twyla Tharp, David Parons, Robert Battle, and Mark Morris ignite our imagination with innovative and original uses of movement. They broke from the past and made room for the future of Modern Dance.
Who This Guide is for:
This guide is written for viewers of the film, "To Feel the Earth and Touch the sky" in order to fill in some biographical and contextual details for both students and teachers, and give suggestions for further study of American modern dance." -- from book synopsis page