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DanceAbility Resources: Articles

If you are interested in learning more about DanceAbility, mixed-dance/integrated dance, the history of this work, the

work of Alito throughout the world, or if you are interested in doing research about dance and disabilities, our extensive

bibliography will provide you with sources where you can find information about these topics and more.





Author: Albright, Ann Cooper - 2003
Article/Chapter: Present Tense: Contact Improvisation at Twenty-Five
Source: Taken By Surprise: A Dance Improvisation Reader (p. 205-211)
Publisher: Wesleyan University Press


Author: Albright, Ann Cooper - 1997
Article/Chapter: Moving Across Difference: Dance and Disability 
Source: Choreographing Difference: The Body and Identity in Contemporary Dance (p. 56-92)
Publisher: Wesleyan University Press


Author: Alessi, Alito & Zolbrod, Sara Miura - 2003
Article/Chapter: PDF: Circling Forward: DanceAbility Teacher Trainings
Source: Contact Quarterly - Summer/Fall 2003 (p. 58-60)


Author: Alessi, Alito & Zolbrod, Sara Miura -2008
Article/Chapter: Dance and DanceAbility 
Source: Dance, Human Rights, and Social Justice - Dignity in Motion book, edited by Naomi Jackson and Toni Shapiro-Phim, 2008
Publisher: The Scarecrow Press, Inc.


Author: Ashwill, Bjo - 1992
Article/Chapter: Emery Blackwell, A Dancer Becoming
Source: Contact Quarterly - Winter 1992 (p. 20-23)


Author: David, Simone - 1995
Article/Chapter: PDF: United Strengths in Motion: A Performance Festival by Disabled and Able-bodied Artists

Source: ballett iternational tanz aktuell - April 1995 (p. 28-29)


Author: Gibbs, Raymond W. Jr. - 2003
Article/Chapter: Embodied Meanings: Performing, Interpreting, and Talking about Dance Improvisation 
Source: Taken By Surprise: A Dance Improvisation Reader (p. 185-194)
Publisher: Wesleyan University Press


Author: Hicks, Bob - 2013
Article: Danceability: Moving In & Out of the Box
Source: Oregon Arts Watch


Author: Malarkey, Jenni- 2003
Article/Chapter: PDF: Interview of Alito Alessi
Source: Personal transcription


Author: Olender, Adrian - 1995
Article/Chapter: First Contact
Source: Contact Quarterly - Summer/Fall 1995 (p. 54-55)


Author: Paxton, Steve - 2004
Article/Chapter: The Development of Contact Improvisation
Source: Contact Improvisation 2nd edition (p. 21-38)
Publisher: Oxford, UK Ltd., Meyer & Meyer Sport


Author: Paxton, Steve - 1992
Article/Chapter: PDF:  3 Days
Source: Contact Quarterly - Winter 1992 (p. 13-19)


Author: Schaffman, Karen - 2003
Article/Chapter: Weighting Metaphors: A Response to Raymond W. Gibbs and “Hilary”
Source: Taken By Surprise: A Dance Improvisation Reader (p. 197-202)
Publisher: Wesleyan University Press


Author: Wiederholt, Emmaly - 2015 
Article: Beyond Islands of Isolation: an Interview with Alito Alessi
Click for Part One 
Click for Part Two 
Source: Stance on Dance


Author: Wolgemugh, Ruth B. - 1995
Article/Chapter: Danceability
Source: Kickline #9 (p. 10-11)


Author: Herman, Amanda - 2009
Masters Thesis: Danceability’s Contribution to Mixed-Abilities Dance





Author: Otan O - 1997
Article/Chapter: XopoE Nika 
Source: Thn Ananhpia 


Author: KumpoE - 1997
Article/Chapter: DanceAbility
Source: . En Xopo





Titulo: DanceAbility: la danza como punto de union de la diversidad y creadora de conciencia
Fuente de informacion: Conaculta: Consejo nacional para la cultura y las artes


Titulo: DanceAbility: la danza es para todos
Autor: Libertad Hernandez
Fuente de informacion:


Titulo: DanceAbility, expresion artistica que elimina diferencias
Autor: Libertad Hernandez
Fuente de informacion:


Titulo: Danceability como espacio transformador
Autor: Lucia Bidegain, 2007
Fuente de informacion: Trabajo final de un curso de actualizacion y formacion permanente llamado "Antropologia del Cuerpo" en Facultad de Humanidades de la Universidad de la Republica (UdelaR)





Author: Dank fur das Gerprach, Vielen - 1994
Article/Chapter: Danceability und Verein Intako-Zeitgenossischer Tanz fur Behinderte und Nicht-Behinderte
Source: Kultur #7 (p. 24-26)


Author: Haselberger, Gabriele - 1997
Article/Chapter: Ein Raum: fur alle
Source: Tanz Affiche #69


Author: Niedermair, Peter - 1993
Article/Chapter: Danceability
Source: Kultur #8 (p. 4-6)


Author: Holzer, Angelika - 2010
Masters Thesis: DanceAbility: Methodik und Philosophie des inklusiven tanzpadagogischen Ansatzes





Article/Chapter: Theatre Game - 2006
Source: City Entertainment #705, (p. 62)


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