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Matthew Bourne and his adventures in motion pictures

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THIS COPY IS SIGNED BY MATTHEW BOURNE

In 1987, a small, aspirant dance group with a striking name made its debut on the London fringe. In 1997, Adventures in Motion Pictures made history as the first modern dance company to open a production in London's West End. From this achievement, AMP sailed triumphantly to Broadway - winning three Tony Awards - guided by Artistic Director Matthew Bourne.Even before the inception of AMP, Bourne was fascinated by theatre, by characterization, and by the history of dance. In his early works - Spitfire, Town & Country and Deadly Serious - Bourne brought a novel approach to dance. And in his reworkings of the classics of the ballet canon - Nutcracker, Swan Lake, Cinderella - Bourne created witty, vivid, poignant productions which earned AMP great acclaim.The detail in which Bourne discusses his work with Alastair Macaulay is unprecedented. The two explore Bourne's upbringing, his training and influences, and his distinctive creative methods. Bourne's notebooks, his sources and his collaboration with dancers all from part of the discussion in this book.

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Signed by the author
Author(s):
Bourne, Matthew. Ed. Macaulay, Alastair
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
057119706X
ISBN-13:
9780571197064
Publisher:
Faber

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THIS COPY IS SIGNED BY MATTHEW BOURNE

In 1987, a small, aspirant dance group with a striking name made its debut on the London fringe. In 1997, Adventures in Motion Pictures made history as the first modern dance company to open a production in London's West End. From this achievement, AMP sailed triumphantly to Broadway - winning three Tony Awards - guided by Artistic Director Matthew Bourne.Even before the inception of AMP, Bourne was fascinated by theatre, by characterization, and by the history of dance. In his early works - Spitfire, Town & Country and Deadly Serious - Bourne brought a novel approach to dance. And in his reworkings of the classics of the ballet canon - Nutcracker, Swan Lake, Cinderella - Bourne created witty, vivid, poignant productions which earned AMP great acclaim.The detail in which Bourne discusses his work with Alastair Macaulay is unprecedented. The two explore Bourne's upbringing, his training and influences, and his distinctive creative methods. Bourne's notebooks, his sources and his collaboration with dancers all from part of the discussion in this book.

Added value:
Signed by the author
Author(s):
Bourne, Matthew. Ed. Macaulay, Alastair
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
057119706X
ISBN-13:
9780571197064
Publisher:
Faber

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