1. Studio Practice 4 items
    1. Muscle book - Paul Blakey 2010, [c1992

      Book Core

    2. Body space image: notes towards improvisation and performance - Tufnell, Miranda, Crickmay, Christopher 1993

      Book Core

    3. Bodystories: a guide to experiential anatomy - Olsen, Andrea, McHose, Caryn 2004

      Book Core

    4. Pilates' return to life through contrology: revised edition for the 21st century - Joseph H. Pilates, William John Miller, Judd Robbins, William John Miller 2012

      Book Further

  2. Composition 17 items
    1. Rudolf Laban: an introduction to his work & influence - Hodgson, John, Preston-Dunlop, Valerie 1990

      Book Core

    2. Laban for all - Newlove, Jean, Dalby, John 2004

      Book Core

    3. Laban for all - Jean Newlove, John Dalby 2004 (electronic resource)

      Book Core

    4. The place of dance: a somatic guide to dancing and dance making - Andrea Olsen, Caryn McHose 2014

      Book Core

    5. Dance and the performative: a choreological perspective : Laban and beyond - Valerie Preston-Dunlop, Ana Sanchez-Colberg 2002

      Book Core

    6. Looking at dances: a choreological perspective on choreography - Preston-Dunlop, Valerie 1998

      Book Core

    7. Dance composition - Smith-Autard, Jacqueline M. 2010

      Book Core

    8. Everybody is a body - Karen Studd 2013

      Book Core

    9. The intimate act of choreography - Blom, Lynne Anne, Chaplin, L. Tarin [1982]

      Book Further

    10. The art of making dances - Humphrey, Doris, Pollack, Barbara c1987

      Book Further

    11. Modern educational dance - Laban, Rudolf, Ullmann, Lisa 1988

      Book Further

    12. Rudolf Laban - Karen K. Bradley 2009 (electronic resource)

      Book Further Ebook

    13. Essential guide to dance - Linda Ashley 2008

      Book Optional

    14. Essential guide to dance - Linda Ashley 2008 (electronic resource)

      Book Optional

    15. The rough guide to choreography 2004

      Book Optional

  3. Reading Dance - Core reading 27 items
    1. Part One: Laban's work and influence

      Chapter  Read pp.11-62

    2. Rudolf Laban: an introduction to his work & influence - Hodgson, John, Preston-Dunlop, Valerie 1990

      Book 

    3. Dance Rebels: A Story of Modern Dance Sunday 13 Dec 2015

      Audio-visual document  The story of mavericks like Isadora Duncan, Rudolf Laban, Martha Graham, Merce Cunningham and Pina Bausch, whose radical ideas created modern dance. With contributions from Michael Clark, William Forsythe, Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker, Wayne McGregor, Akram Khan, Boris Charmatz and Lea Anderson.

    4. Merce Cunningham: multiple choice

      Chapter 

    5. Torse: there are no fixed points in space - Merce Cunningham, Jacqueline Lesschaeve

      Chapter 

    6. Merce Cunningham - Robert Greskovic, Ellen Gaintner

      Chapter 

    7. Points in Space (1986) Directed by Elliot Caplan & Merce Cunningham - Merce Cunningham

      Audio-visual document  Excerpt from the documentary

    8. Martha Graham: casta diva

      Chapter 

    9. I am a dancer - Martha Graham 1952

      Chapter 

    10. Graham

      Chapter 

    11. Pina Bausch | ebook - Royd Climenhaga 2018 (electronic resource)

      Book 

    12. Kontakthof - clips from 2000 and 2008-11 - Pina Bausch 2012

      Audio-visual document 

    13. Pina: Legend of Dance - Wim Wenders Sunday, 6 Dec 2015

      Audio-visual document  Available online via Box of Broadcasts

    14. Pina - Wim Wenders, Thom 2011 (videorecording dvd)

      Audio-visual document  Available from the Library on DVD

    15. Pina Bausch - Malve Gradinger

      Chapter  Digitised extract available via Online link

    16. The kinesphere

      Chapter  Digitised extract The Kinesphere pp224-233 available via Online link.

    17. Out of line: the story of British New Dance - Judith Mackrell c1992

      Book  Digitised extract "Characteristics and Concerns of New Dance" pages 55-68

  4. Further reading 18 items
    1. Women and dance: sylphs and sirens - Adair, Christy 1992

      Book 

    2. Dwelling in possibility - Ann Cooper Albright

      Chapter 

    3. Ballet and modern dance - Au, Susan, Rutter, Jim 2012

      Book 

    4. Dancing women: Female bodies onstage - Sally Banes 1998

      Book 

    5. Reinventing dance in the 1960s: everything was possible - Sally Banes, Andrea Harris 2003

      Book 

    6. Writing dancing in the age of postmodernism - Sally Banes, ProQuest (Firm) c1994 (electronic resource)

      Book 

    7. Fifty contemporary choreographers - Martha Bremser, Lorna Sanders 2011

      Book 

    8. The Routledge dance studies reader - Alexandra Carter, Janet O'Shea c2010

      Book 

    9. The study skills handbook - Stella Cottrell 2019

      Book 

    10. The study skills handbook - Stella Cottrell 2019, ♭2019 (electronic resource)

      Book 

    11. Dancing modernism/performing politics - Mark Franko 1995

      Book 

    12. Time and the dancing image - Deborah Jowitt 1989

      Book 

    13. Reading dancing: bodies and subjects in contemporary American dance - Susan Leigh Foster 1986

      Book Further Digitised Chapter One pp1-57 from page 23 to the end. Click on the LINK to access the article.

  5. Rudolf Laban 1 item
    1. Modern educational dance - Rudolf Laban, Lisa Ullmann 1988

      Book 

  6. Merce Cunningham 5 items
    1. Beach birds for Camera - Merce Cunningham

      Audio-visual document 

    2. Merce Cunningham: dancing in space and time - Richard Kostelanetz 1998

      Book 

    3. Merce Cunningham: A Lifetime of Dance Monday, 4 Jul 2011

      Audio-visual document 

    4. Cage/Cunningham: a film - Elliot Caplan 2009 (videorecording dvd)

      Audio-visual document 

    5. The shapes of change: images of American dance - Marcia B. Siegel 1985

      Book  Includes analysis of three of Cunningham's works

  7. Martha Graham 8 items
    1. The shapes of change: images of American dance - Marcia B. Siegel 1985

      Book  Includes analysis of several of Graham's works

    2. Centurions: Martha Graham - Appalachian Spring Monday 1 Jul 2013

      Audio-visual document Optional

  8. Pina Bausch 7 items
    1. The Theatre of Pina Bausch - Raimund Hoghe, Stephen Tree 1980

      Article 

    2. Pina Bausch. Royd Climenhaga - 1963- Climenhaga, Royd 2018

      Book Further

    3. Dancing dreams - Pina Bausch, Anne Linsel, Rainer Hoffmann 2011 (videorecording dvd)

      Audio-visual document Further Documentary about the making of Kontakthof with forty teenagers.

  9. Other Practitioners connected to Modern Dance 7 items
    1. Modern dance forms in relation to the other modern arts - Horst, Louis, Russell, Carroll c1987

      Book 

    2. Marmalade me - Jill Johnston 1998

      Book 

    3. The Mary Wigman book: her writings - Mary Wigman, Walter Sorell 1975

      Book 

    4. Ecstasy and the demon: the dances of Mary Wigman - Manning, Susan 2006

      Book 

    5. The art of making dances - Doris Humphrey, Barbara Pollack 1987

      Book 

    6. My life - Isadora Duncan 2013

      Book 

  10. Audio visual resources 3 items
    1. The Essay Wednesday, 23 May 2012

      Audio-visual document Further Poet Eva Salzman reflects on the photograph of herself in a publicity shot for a dance piece called Life of the Bee, created by Doris Humphrey, a pioneer of modern dance.

    2. The Goddess of Art: Marina Abramović Monday, 22 Oct 2012

      Audio-visual document Further Documentary following Marina Abramovic as she prepares for the "Artist is present" exhbition. Available online via Box of Broadcasts.

    3. What a Performance! Pioneers of Popular Entertainment Thursday, 10 Dec 2015

      Audio-visual document Further Features Loie Fuller's Serpentine Dance being reinterpreted by a modern cabaret artiste.

  11. Journals 3 items
    1. Contact quarterly. 1976

      Journal Further