Blurring Boundaries: Urban Street Meets Contemporary Dance


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Blurring Boundaries: Urban Street meets Contemporary Dance is an exciting new publication exploring the origins, developments and collaborations that have shaped street dance, and how this has lead to the multiplicity of current dance styles. The publication features the voices of leading dance practitioners and university-based researchers reflecting the diversity embodied within these genres.

Contributors include Kyle Abraham, Funmi Adewole, Ivan Blackstock, Jreena Green, Robert Hylton, Jo Read, Nefeli Tsiouti, Tia-Monique Uzor, and Danilo DJ Walde, with a preface by Pawlet Brookes. Examining perspectives on topics such as the key influences of Black practitioners, the integral role of music, social dance, cultural appropriation and Hip-Hop Dance Theatre, and how the boundaries have blurred in this ever-evolving scene.