The 1960s was a pivotal decade in dance, an era of intense experimentation and rich invention. In this impressive volume of essays an impressive range of dance critics and scholars examine the pioneering choreographers and companies of the era, such as Anna Halprin's West Coast experiments, the innovative Judson Dance Theater, avant-garde dance subcultures in New York, the work of Merideth Monk and Kenneth King, and parallel movements in Britain. The contributors include Janice Ross, Leslie Satin, Noel Carroll, Gus Solomons Jr., Deborah Jowitt, Stephanie Jordan, Joan Acocella, and Sally Banes. Foreword by Mikhail Baryshnikov. The book is published by University of Wisconsin Press.