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Poor Dancer's Almanac : Managing Life and Work in the Performing Arts - 93 edition

Poor Dancer`s Almanac : Managing Life and Work in the Performing Arts (ISBN10: 0822313197; ISBN13: 9780822313199)
ISBN13: 978-0822313199
ISBN10: 0822313197

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0822313052
ISBN10: 0822313057

Summary: Combining how-to information with voices of working artists, Poor Dancer's Almanac is an essential resource tool and source of inspiration for all independent artists--choreographers, performance artists, dancers producers, managers. Created in 1975 and revised again in 1984 this handbook has come to serve as one of the most crucial references for the arts community. In the most up-to-date and comprehensive edition yet, a broad range of issues affecting performers an ...show mored producers is addressed, interwoven with newly added, more personal contributions from major figures in the performance world.

Organized and compiled by Dance Theater Workshop in New York and authored by more than fifty leading professionals in the field, Poor Dancer's Almanac offers in-depth discussions of everything from personal livelihood to professional career development, from medical care, housing, and unemployment insurance to management, touring, and legal issues. Each chapter is followed by an appendix containing extensive and varied listings, giving names and addresses for finding internship programs, videotaping, flooring, grant-writing, and reference publications. Although centered on New York the Almanac includes lists of resources and contacts for many other states--California, Washington D.C, Illinois, Minnesota, North Carolina, Texas, Florida, and Ohio. An entirely new section has been added dealing with health issues and the crisis of AIDS.

In personal anecdotes and essays various performers offer their own insights and stories--both of struggles and of successes--to bring to life the practical realities of working in the arts. We hear from Merce Cunningham, Eric Bogosian, Karen Finley, Paul Zaloom, and Bill T. Jones, among others. Illustrated with original drawings by Janie Geiser, this thoroughly revised and updated edition of the Poor Dancer's Almanac will continue to serve as one of the leading sources for those concerned with managing life and work in the performing arts. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 93
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Duke University Press
Published: 05/28/1993
International: No

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