Choreographies of African Identities: Negritude, Dance, and the National Ballet of Senegal

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Choreographies of African Identities traces interconnected interpretative frameworks around and about the National Ballet of Senegal. Using the metaphor of a dancing circle Castaldi's arguments cover the full spectrum of performance, from production to circulation and reception. Castaldi first situates the reader in a North American theatre, focusing on the relationship between dancers and audiences as that between black performers and white spectators. She then examines the work of the National Ballet in relation to ...

Choreographies of African Identities: Negritude, Dance, and the National Ballet of Senegal 2006, University of Illinois Press, Urbana-Champaign, IL

ISBN-13: 9780252072680

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Choreographies of African Identities: Negritude, Dance, and the National Ballet of Senegal 2006, University of Illinois Press, Urbana-Champaign, IL

ISBN-13: 9780252030277

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