Foreword. Preface. Acknowledgements. Introduction Stephanie Burridge and Julie Dyson 1. Shaping the Landscape Jill Sykes 2. Forging an Identity: Transformation and Synthesis in Twentieth Century Australian Dance Jordan Beth Vincent and Lee Christofis 3. Connecting Through Dance and Story Stephanie Burridge 4. Awakening the Spirit: Telling the Stories Stephen Page in conversation with Cheryl Stock 5. Telugu Contemporary Indigenous Dance: The Story of NAISDA Garry Lester 6. Treading the Pathways: Independent Indigenous Dance Marilyn Miller 7. Different Inflections Cheryl Stock 8. Knowledge, Experience and a Dash of Rebellion: Dance Training in Australia Maggi Phillips 9. Generations Dancing Jeff Meiners 10. Dancers on a Precipice Garry Stewart 11. Together in Isolation: New Moves Across Time and Place Amanda Card 12. Connecting the Voices Julie Dyson 13. Looking for the Dance: Other Spaces, Different Times Shirley McKechnie. Artists' Voices and Biographies. About the Editors. Notes on Contributors. Index.
Stephanie Burridge lectures at Singapore Management University, Singapore and is a dance critic, author and Editor of the Routledge series 'Celebrating Dance in Asia and the Pacific'. Juile Dyson is National Director at Australian Dance Council -- Ausdance.