Mid-Winter Reading Part 2

In Uncategorized by Megan Dart


Looking for a little kick start?  Here’s list of books compiled by EXPANSE artists guaranteed to inspire, provoke and illuminate.

The Twentieth-Century Performance Reader edited by Michael Huxley and Noel Witts
Recommended by Brian Webb

“This is a book of 50 manifestos written by so many great performance leaders. A performance book that I think every creator should read.” – Brian Webb

Dance Imagery for Technique and Performance by Eric Franklin.
Recommended by Joshua Wolchansky

“Such a useful tool for internalizing technique and finding your own artistic imagery.” – Joshua Wolchansky

Born Standing Up by Steve Martin
Recommended by Ben Gorodetsky

Conditioning for Dance by Eric Franklin
Recommended by Laura Krewski

The Creative Habit by Twyla Tharp and Catching the Big Fish by David Lynch
Recommended by Julianne Chapple

And then, You Act  by Anne Bogart  and Free Play: Improvisation in Life and Art by Stephen Nachmanovitch
Recommended by Anastasia Maywood

A Choreographer’s Handbook by Jonathan Burrows
Recommended by Stéphanie Morin-Robert

The Phocsy Plays by Karen Hines
Recommended by Alastair Knowles

Push Comes to Shove by Twyla Tharp
Recommended by Heather Stewart