Jordan Beth Vincent
Jordan Beth Vincent is a Melbourne-based dance historian and critic. She has a PhD in dance history from the University of Melbourne. Since 2008, she has reviewed dance, circus and physical theatre for the Age, and she is the Australian columnist for Dance International Magazine. Her work has appeared in a range of academic and non-academic publications, including Brolga, Australian Book Review, Kinesis and DanceTabs.
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Nijinsky: A Life
by Lucy Moore
Published June, 2013
Do the faun: Nijinsky: A Life by Lucy Moore
The vacillation between genius and madness characterises the tragic life story of Vaslav Nijinsky, undisputed star danseur of the twentieth century Russian Ballet… Nijinsky pushed the dramatic and athletic possibilities of classical ballet to a new level and rehabilitated the historically negative image of the dancing male through a highly charged sensuality.