The Spiritual Connection: Ruminations and Curiosities from a Dance Artist

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Abstract

The article discusses choreographer Liz Lerman's work with clergy, faith practitioners, and communities in the merging of religious themes with dance. Throughout the article, Lerman raises questions and provides answers that address her investigation of the power of creativity, prayer, ritual and performance, as well as artistry, spirituality, and leadership. Her article is a reflection of over 15 years of work in religious settings, contributing to her life-long career of engaging art through community and community through art. The essay addresses workshops and performances led by Lerman that ultimately have provided people with the tools to access the meaningful issues of their lives.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)39-43
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Dance Education
Volume8
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1 2008
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education
  • Visual Arts and Performing Arts

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