by Michele Green
Bringing to life a collection of words and images celebrating David Earle's gifts to the art of dance in Canada, David Earle: A Choreographic Biography
encompasses a catalogue of 130 choreographic works dating from 1963 to 2005 along with interviews, reviews, musings from Earle's personal journals and a gritty essay by arts writer Graham Jackson.
Co-founder of Toronto Dance Theatre in 1968, he established Dancetheatre David Earle in Guelph, Ontario, in 1996. His contribution as a mentor, teacher and creator has impacted upon tens of thousands of modern dancers and audience members worldwide.
Author Michele Green has contributed a concise Biography on Earle as well as an Introduction illuminating his processes as a creator and the sources that have influenced his choreographic choices.
About the Author
Michele Green danced with Winnipeg's Contemporary Dancers and was one of the founders of Saskatchewan Dance Theatre with her husband Jim Green and dance teacher Lusia Pavlychenko. The company toured the province, offering rural communities exposure to live dance performance. Green then established and directed The Stouffville DanceCentre for almost twenty years in addition to creating the DanceCentre Youth Company. As a writer, Green's work has been published in Quill & Quire, Hills Magazine, Canadian Writers Journal and Dance Collection Danse Magazine.
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Softcover, 11" x 8.5"
110 photographs and illustrations
Index of works