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Performing Arts and Therapeutic Implications.

By: Bajaj, Tanvi.
Contributor(s): Vohra, Swasti Shrimali.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2015Description: 1 online resource (215 p.).ISBN: 9781317325727.Subject(s): Performing arts -- Psychological aspects | Performing arts -- Therapeutic useGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Performing Arts and Therapeutic ImplicationsDDC classification: 791.019 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; List of Plates; Foreword; Preface; 1. Nrtta. Natya. Nrtya.; 2. The Spiritual and the Performer; 3. Rhythm Divine; 4. On The Other Side; 5. The 'Play' of Life; 6. The Guru-Shishya; 7. Bharatanatyam: The Ultimate Remedy; 8. Intangible Ananda: Music, Dance and Drama; Annexure; Glossary; Bibliography; About the Authors; Index
Summary: Presenting an alternative perspective, this book proposes that performing arts forge an emotional bond between the performer and the audience, making the act of performance a therapeutic and restorative experience, and not merely recreational.Studying the life-experiences of six artists, and their unique engagement with three art forms - music, drama and dance - the book highlights the physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual effects of performing arts both on the performers and the audience. More importantly, it takes the current understanding of the therapeutic role of arts beyond a defici
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Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; List of Plates; Foreword; Preface; 1. Nrtta. Natya. Nrtya.; 2. The Spiritual and the Performer; 3. Rhythm Divine; 4. On The Other Side; 5. The 'Play' of Life; 6. The Guru-Shishya; 7. Bharatanatyam: The Ultimate Remedy; 8. Intangible Ananda: Music, Dance and Drama; Annexure; Glossary; Bibliography; About the Authors; Index

Presenting an alternative perspective, this book proposes that performing arts forge an emotional bond between the performer and the audience, making the act of performance a therapeutic and restorative experience, and not merely recreational.Studying the life-experiences of six artists, and their unique engagement with three art forms - music, drama and dance - the book highlights the physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual effects of performing arts both on the performers and the audience. More importantly, it takes the current understanding of the therapeutic role of arts beyond a defici

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<p>Tanvi Bajaj is a Bharatnatyam dancer and is currently studying to become a Certified Movement Analyst in New York, US.</p> <p>Swasti Shrimali Vohra is Associate Professor, Department of Applied Psychology, University of Delhi, India.</p>

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