Gatekeepers of dance: Journalistic coverage of concert contemporary dance
York, Clay; Chimbel, Aaron
This paper analyzes journalism's coverage of concert contemporary dance as a method of human communication, a component of cultural conversation, and a member of the greater creative exchange. It analyzes the current problems within journalism and provides suggestions as to how dance journalism can survive the upheaval in the journalism industry, which could help dance become and remain relevant to a larger pool of American society.
Based upon citizenship theory, that within a deliberative democracy citizens must have certain civic virtues, I explored the development of these virtues within an ensemble of dancers. Displacing ourselves from the studio ...