Freshly pressed journals…

Lots of new journal issues have been arriving in the library over the last few weeks… you’ll find the current issues on the journal rack, so why not pop down & take a look?

Recently received…
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Dancing Times

October’s Dancing Times is the first to come to you from DT’s new office in Battersea Square. There’s a Russian feel to this month’s magazine, with interviews with young dancers from the Bolshoi and the Mikhailovsky and with Vladimir Urin, the formidable director of the Bolshoi Theatre. They also feature ballroom and Latin show Burn the Floor, works by Kenneth MacMillan and Dance Today Teacher of the Year, plus their competition celebrating the best of the UK’s social dance teachers.

More info : http://www.dancing-times.co.uk/october-2016-issue/
Published : monthly
Format : print

Dance Chronicle

To serious students and lovers of dance, Dance Chronicle is indispensable for keeping up with this rapidly changing field. It covers a wide variety of topics, including dance and music, theatre, film, literature, painting, and aesthetics. The July 2016 issue features articles on : Exercises in Discipline and Freedom? The Graham Technique (Johanna Heil), Re-Generating Kinesthetic History: The Dynamics of Transmitting William Forsythe’s One Flat Thing, Reproduced (Heather Young Reed), The Jerome Robbins Dance Division of The New York Public Library : A History of Innovation and Advocacy for Dance (Arlene Yu), & much more.

More info : http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/ldnc20/current 
Published : termly
Format : print
Electronic access : 04/01/1977 to present on the IBTD Database via OpenAthens

Dance Research Journal

Dance Research Journal is the longest running, peer reviewed journal in its field, and has
become one of the foremost international outlets for dance research scholarship. The journal carries scholarly articles, book reviews, and a list of books and journals received.

The August 2016 issues features articles on : German Gymnastics, Modern German Dance, and Nazi Aesthetics (Marion Kant), Wigman’s Witches: Reformism, Orientalism, Nazism (former NSCD Lecturer, Alexandra Kolb), Dancing Argentine Modernity: Imagined Indigenous Bodies on the Buenos Aires Concert Stage (1915–1966) (Victoria Fortuna), Dance, Sexuality, and Utopian Subversion Under the Argentine Dictatorship of the 1960s: The Case of Oscar Aráiz’s The Rite of Spring and Ana Itelman’s Phaedra (Juan Ignacio Vallejos), and more…

List of contents : https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/dance-research-journal/latest-issue#
Published : 3 times a year
Format : print
Electronic access : 12/01/2003 to present on the IBTD Database via OpenAthens

Finnish Dance in Focus

This super little journal features artists, phenomena, and ideas on the Finnish dance scene and is published once a year by Dance Info Finland to promote & widen awareness of Finnish Dance outside Finland.

The 2016 issue looks at : Community and Dance, New faces, Phenomena : Dance and Films, Choreographers in Focus & the Directory of Finnish Dance…

List of contents : http://www.danceinfo.fi/en/finnish-dance-in-focus/
Published : annual
Format : print

Medical Problems of Performing Artists

Medical Problems of Performing Artists is the first clinical medical journal devoted to the Medical Problems of Performing Artists - Volume 31 Issue 3etiology, diagnosis, and treatment of medical and psychological disorders related to the performing arts. Original peer-reviewed research papers cover topics including neurologic disorders, musculoskeletal conditions, voice and hearing disorders, anxieties, stress, substance abuse, and other health issues related to actors, dancers, singers, musicians, and other performers.

List of contents : https://www.sciandmed.com/mppa/
Published : annual
Format : print
Electronic access : On an NSCD computer simply go to the MPPA website @ https://www.sciandmed.com/mppa/, select ‘log in’ from the menu bar at the top of the page & input the following information:

Subscriber Number: 65539
Zip/Postal Code: LS7 4BH

Theatre, Dance and Performance Training

Publication CoverTheatre, Dance and Performance Training (TDPT) is a rigorously peer-reviewed journal that acts as a research forum for practitioners, academics, creative artists and pedagogues interested in training in all its complexity. The journal prides itself on revealing the vital and diverse processes of training and their relationship to performance making, including those from the past, from the present, and into the future. This diversity is reflected in the journal’s international scope and interdisciplinary form and focus.

The July 2016 issue features articles on : Stanislavsky’s quest for the Ideal Actor: the System as Socratic encounter (Ysabel Clare), Writing with practice: Body Weather performance training becomes a medium of artistic research (Joa Hug), Marey or Muybridge on movement (Dick McCaw), An Anatomy of Exercise (Thomas Wilson), and more…

List of contents : http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/rtdp20/current
Published : 3 times a year
Format : print

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