Journals Higher Education



Published: 03 March 2015

272 Pages | 26 photographs

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199958214

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Dancers as Diplomats

American Choreography in Cultural Exchange

Clare Croft

  • Based on nearly 80 unpublished interviews with dancers
  • Blends interviews and choreographic analysis
  • Includes analysis of contemporary dance programs and companies
  • One of the first books to consider dance as part of Cold War culture-in conversation with Cold War studies
  • New theoretical intervention, "the diva stance," a primarily corporeal disordering of gender norms