Making Dance, Making Sense: Epistemology and choreography

  title={Making Dance, Making Sense: Epistemology and choreography},
  author={Doug Risner},
  journal={Research in Dance Education},
  pages={155 - 172}
  • Doug Risner
  • Published 1 December 2000
  • Art
  • Research in Dance Education
This interpretive inquiry explores the construction of knowledge by dancers in the rehearsal process. Although seemingly primary to the act of choreography, the dancers' experiences of the choreographic process have not been explored fully. Though often neglected, the dancers' experience of rehearsal warrants further investigation for dance educators. Through the dancers' narratives, an account of the nature of knowing emerges from which an epistemology, or theory of knowledge, is theorized… 
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