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100 Lessons in Classical Ballet The Eight-Year Program of Leningrads Vaganova Choreographic School

Vera S. Kostrovitskaya

100 Lessons in Classical Ballet The Eight-Year Program of Leningrads Vaganova Choreographic School - Vera S. Kostrovitskaya - Dance and Dance Related Books - 100 Lessons will give any ballet teacher, new or seasoned, incredible insight into building technically secure dancers. The book details eight years of lesson plans each building on one another and could either be used to develop ones own syllabus or as a wealth of ideas from which to create lesson plans.

101 Stories of the Great Ballets the Scene-by-scene Stories of the Most Popular Ballets Old and New

George Balanchine

101 Stories of the Great Ballets the Scene-by-scene Stories of the Most Popular Ballets Old and New - George Balanchine - Dance and Dance Related Books - Authored by one of the ballets most respected experts, this volume includes scene-by-scene retellings of the most popular classic and contemporary ballets, as performed by the worlds leading dance companies. Certain to delight long-time fans as well as those just discovering the beauty and drama of ballet. Balanchine had a unique ability to understand the ballet and to be able to explain it to others, even if they did not know anything about it. This book which he wrote with Francis Mason, is very handy for balletomanes to have on their shelves.

A Ballroom Dance Instructor How To Find a Good One How To Be a Great One

James C Williamson III

A Ballroom Dance Instructor How To Find a Good One How To Be a Great One - James C Williamson III - Dance and Dance Related Books - This book uncovers the mystery of getting started as a dance student or as a potential teacher. It goes step-by-step, into everything about the process of signing up for lessons, surviving your first few visits, and even what to expect when it comes time for the big sell.

A Dance

Alexander Barabanov A Dance

A Dance - Alexander Barabanov A Dance - Dance and Dance Related Books - An extraordinary photographic record of dance through history structured and choreographed to form a dance in 10 movements.

A Dance Through Time Images of Western Social Dancing from the Middle Ages to Modern Times

Jeremy Barlow

A Dance Through Time Images of Western Social Dancing from the Middle Ages to Modern Times - Jeremy Barlow - Dance and Dance Related Books - A knees-up at the county fair. A duo of dancing ogres. A celebratory circle dance at Londons Piccadilly Circus. All of these lively scenarios feature in this enchanting survey of dance illustration throughout the centuries.

A Dictionary Of Ballet Terms

Leo Kersley

A Dictionary Of Ballet Terms - Leo Kersley - Dance and Dance Related Books - With over 100 drawings, this text offers explanations for over 250 ballet terms. In order to soften the aridity of technical terms, references are made to ballet steps in actual performance.

A Feast of Wonders Sergei Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes

John E. Bowlt

A Feast of Wonders Sergei Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes - John E. Bowlt - Dance and Dance Related Books - In May 1909, Sergei Diaghilev astonished the world of dance with his first ballet presentations in Paris that demonstrated an unprecedented combination of vitality and grace, originality, and technical sophistication.

A Sense of Dance 2nd Edition Exploring Your Movement Potential

Constance Schrader

A Sense of Dance 2nd Edition Exploring Your Movement Potential - Constance Schrader - Dance and Dance Related Books - A Sense of Dance: Exploring Your Movement Potential, Second Edition, is written for true beginners students who are exploring the art form for the first time and are not likely to describe themselves as dancers. Through this text, students discover that dance is an accessible art form that can bring greater self-awareness and self-confidence. It helps new dancers learn how to express themselves through dance.

ABC of Ballet

Janet Grosser

ABC of Ballet - Janet Grosser - Dance and Dance Related Books - Clearly worded and abundantly illustrated, this volume offers a concise introduction to the language and positions of classical ballet. Beginning with the five basic foot positions, it fully defines and describes more than 40 ballet-related terms, from adagio and allegro to tutu and variation.

Advanced Principles in Teaching Classical Ballet

John White Jr.

Advanced Principles in Teaching Classical Ballet - John White Jr. - Dance and Dance Related Books - Insights and guidelines for teaching the best students. Not since Noverre and Fokine has a master teacher sought to clarify the present state of ballet.

Aerial Dance

Jayne Bernasconi

Aerial Dance - Jayne Bernasconi - Dance and Dance Related Books - Aerial Dance is the first book to showcase this newest dance genre. The book traces the historical roots of this latest art form, which is rapidly gaining in popularity. It also defines its place in the lineage of modern dance and addresses aesthetics, philosophical approaches to teaching, and safety issues.

African American Dance An Illustrated History

Barbara S. Glass

African American Dance An Illustrated History - Barbara S. Glass - Dance and Dance Related Books - Africans brought as slaves to North America arrived without possessions, but not without culture. The fascinating elements of African life manifested themselves richly in the New World, and among the most lasting and influential of these was the art of African dance.

African Dance An Artistic Historical and Philosophical Inquiry

African American Studies

African Dance An Artistic Historical and Philosophical Inquiry - African American Studies - Dance and Dance Related Books - This is a collection of essays written by scholars and professionals on the field of Dance and African American Studies covering four major areas of the disciplines. It provides historical, philosophical and aesthetic information on the subject matter drawing from the African continent and the African Diaspora. This book is a compilation of essays by distinguished writers, critics, and artists in the field of Dance and African American Studies who address several areas and disciplines of African dance both on the continent and in the diaspora. Sir Rex Nettleford, the distinguished Jamaican choreographer, professor and writer, stresses in the foreword to the book, the continuity between all dances that derive from Africa and the significance of this book. African dance, he argues, is a dominant, pervasive and empowering force in African communities. The four areas covered in the book are tradition, tradition and continuity, tradition transformed, and tradition contextualized. African, Brazilian, Caribbean and African American scholars each focus on some aspect of African dance which provide the patterns that connect. African Dance is text and, as such, it is a document that can be used for historical, philosophical and aesthetic information. Besides Sir Rex Nettleford, other contributors to this book include Pearl Primus, Mawere Opoku, Katrina Hazzard-Gordon, Myriam Evelyse Mariani, Cynthia Sthembile West and Omofolabo Soyinka Ajayi.

Ailey Ascending A Portrait in Motion

Andrew Eccles

Ailey Ascending A Portrait in Motion - Andrew Eccles - Dance and Dance Related Books - In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, this dazzling book includes both original black and white and full-color photographs by Andrew Eccles.

Airborne The New Dance Photography of Lois Greenfield

Lois Greenfield

Airborne The New Dance Photography of Lois Greenfield - Lois Greenfield - Dance and Dance Related Books - Breaking Bounds brought Lois Greenfields pioneering work in dance photography widespread acclaim and a dedicated following.

Alvin Ailey Dance Moves A New Way to Exercise

Lise Friedman

Alvin Ailey Dance Moves A New Way to Exercise - Lise Friedman - Dance and Dance Related Books - Alvin Ailey Dance Moves uses the very best in dance to demonstrate that enhancing your physical condition doesnt have to be plodding or routine. In fact, Alvin Ailey Dance Moves. raises the bar on exercise, elevating it to the realm of creativity as it introduces dance-based movement as a way of life.

American Ballet Theatre A Twenty-Five Year Retrospective

American Ballet Theatre

American Ballet Theatre A Twenty-Five Year Retrospective - American Ballet Theatre - Dance and Dance Related Books - Ballet fans worldwide will cherish this beautiful photographic retrospective of the last 25 years of the American Ballet Theatre. Featuring more than 120 black-and-white photographs and more than 50 color photographs, this book captures the historic moments in a troupe whose performances have been described by the New York Times as a marathon of glorious dancing.

Anatomy and Kinesiology for Ballet Teachers

Eivind Thomasen

Anatomy and Kinesiology for Ballet Teachers - Eivind Thomasen - Dance and Dance Related Books - An introductory book on the areas of anatomy and kinesiology that apply to dancers. Written in clear, understandable language, it sets out the basic structures of the human body and shows their interactions.

Anything Goes A History of American Musical Theatre

Ethan Mordden

Anything Goes A History of American Musical Theatre - Ethan Mordden - Dance and Dance Related Books - Ethan Mordden has been hailed as a sharp-eared listener and a discerning critic, by Opera News, which compares his books to dinner with a knowledgeable, garrulous companion.

Apollos Angels A History of Ballet

Jennifer Homans

Apollos Angels A History of Ballet - Jennifer Homans - Dance and Dance Related Books - For more than four hundred years, the art of ballet has stood at the center of Western civilization. Its traditions serve as a record of our past. Lavishly illustrated and beautifully told.

Appreciating Dance A Guide to the Worlds Liveliest Art

Harriet Lihs

Appreciating Dance A Guide to the Worlds Liveliest Art - Harriet Lihs - Dance and Dance Related Books - Written for the dance novice, this reference is a concise history of all forms of dance. Detailing the development of dance from its earliest beginnings, this guide covers the intersection of dance and religion, social dance, ballet, modern dance, tap, jazz, film and theatrical dance, and contemporary dance.

Art Without Boundaries The World of Modern Dance

Jack Anderson

Art Without Boundaries The World of Modern Dance - Jack Anderson - Dance and Dance Related Books - Out of his long history as dance critic for the New York Times, Jack Anderson gives us this important, comprehensive history of one of the liveliest and most unpredictable of the arts.

At The Ballet On Stage Backstage

Sandra Lee

At The Ballet On Stage Backstage - Sandra Lee - Dance and Dance Related Books - This elegant look into the life of dance paints a portrait of the unique world of ballet from within Americas oldest ballet company, the San Francisco Ballet. The photographers stunning imagery gives the reader an inside look into the daily classes, rehearsals, and performances of these remarkable artists by capturing life onstage and backstage.

Backstage Pass to Broadway True Tales from a Theatre Press Agent

Susan L. Schulman

Backstage Pass to Broadway True Tales from a Theatre Press Agent - Susan L. Schulman - Dance and Dance Related Books - Do you love Broadway plays and musicals? Do you have a shelf full of original cast albums? If so, you will love Broadway press agent Susan L. Schulmans fun, dishy new book BACKSTAGE PASS TO BROADWAY.

Balanchine the Teacher Fundamentals That Shaped the First Generation of New York City Ballet Dancers

Ms. Barbara Walczak

Balanchine the Teacher Fundamentals That Shaped the First Generation of New York City Ballet Dancers - Ms. Barbara Walczak - Dance and Dance Related Books - An invaluable resource for dance teachers everywhere. Widely regarded as the foremost choreographer of contemporary ballet, George Balanchine was, and continues to be, an institution and major inspiration in the world of dance.

Balinese Dance Drama and Music A Guide to the Performing Arts of Bali

I Wayan Dibia

Balinese Dance Drama and Music A Guide to the Performing Arts of Bali - I Wayan Dibia - Dance and Dance Related Books - Balinese Dance, Drama and Music is a lavishly illustrated introduction to the most commonly seen forms of traditional performing arts in Bali: gamelan music, dance, drama and puppetry. It presents the history and function of each performance genre, and is enhanced with a bibliography, a discography and over 150 specially prepared watercolors of Balinese performers and performances.

Ballerina Sex Scandal and Suffering Behind the Symbol of Perfection

Deirdre Kelly

Ballerina Sex Scandal and Suffering Behind the Symbol of Perfection - Deirdre Kelly - Dance and Dance Related Books - Throughout her history, the ballerina has been perceived as the embodiment of beauty and perfection, the feminine ideal. But the reality is another story.

Ballet

Kate Castle

Ballet - Kate Castle - Dance and Dance Related Books - Written by a former member of The Royal Ballet company, this book offers a true insiders view of absolutely everything a budding balletomane wants to know about dance from the costumes, the steps, the choreographers, and the dance companies to what its like in a class, a rehearsal and a performance.

Ballet 101 A Complete Guide to Learning and Loving the Ballet

Robert Greskovic

Ballet 101 A Complete Guide to Learning and Loving the Ballet - Robert Greskovic - Dance and Dance Related Books - Reading this book was a good learning experience -- the author, clearly, knows his stuff; at the same time, its a bit awkward, hard to read (somewhat meandering, artificially florid, disjointed at times, with proofreading snafus.

Ballet Across Borders Career and Culture in the World of Dancers

Helena Wulff

Ballet Across Borders Career and Culture in the World of Dancers - Helena Wulff - Dance and Dance Related Books - This absorbing book is ballets biography -- a revealing examination of a closed world, its competition and camaraderie, sexual politics, intimacies, pressures and, not least of all, its magic.

Ballet An Usborne Guide

A. Thomas

Ballet An Usborne Guide - A. Thomas - Dance and Dance Related Books - Practical, informative hands-on introduction for beginners. The diagrams of steps and positions, in adition to the basic first five, are extensive and well-organized into chapters on Exercises at the Barre, Centre Work, Jumps and Travelling Steps.

Ballet and Modern Dance A Concise History

Jack Anderson

Ballet and Modern Dance A Concise History - Jack Anderson - Dance and Dance Related Books - Now expanded and updated, this second edition of the original bestseller is an engaging interpretation of dance history from the Ancient Greeks and European royal courts to the rise of the American ballet and the explosion of modern dance.

Ballet and Modern Dance Third Edition World of Art

Susan Au

Ballet and Modern Dance Third Edition World of Art - Susan Au - Dance and Dance Related Books - Vividly describing the great performers and performances of the past as well as exploring the contemporary dance world, this revised and extended edition is a comprehensive study of dance.

Ballet Apparel for Men A Complete Beginners Guide

David Hunter

Ballet Apparel for Men A Complete Beginners Guide - David Hunter - Dance and Dance Related Books - Ballet Apparel for Men: A Complete Beginners Guide, is essential for any guy interested in dance, ballet instructors, and parents of male dancers. It walks the reader through all of the apparel that male ballet dancers should be familiar with.

Ballet Bad Boy My Life Behind Barres

George Latimer

Ballet Bad Boy My Life Behind Barres - George Latimer - Dance and Dance Related Books - From the turbulence of the mid 1960s in Oakland, CA., George Latimer traveled to Memphis, TN. His sexual ambivalence in tow, he encountered the segregated world of dance in the racially polarized city.

Ballet Barre and Center Combinations Word Descriptions

Linda A. Crist

Ballet Barre and Center Combinations Word Descriptions - Linda A. Crist - Dance and Dance Related Books - The author offers at least 10 possible versions of each traditional exercise. Barre combinations are included for all levels: beginning, intermediate and advanced.

Ballet Basics

Sandra Noll Hammond

Ballet Basics - Sandra Noll Hammond - Dance and Dance Related Books - Written for the adult beginner, Ballet Basics is a well-illustrated introduction to the fundamentals of ballet technique. The text also provides an overview of the history of ballet and introduces students to the world of ballet.

Ballet Beyond the Basics

Sandra Noll Hammond

Ballet Beyond the Basics - Sandra Noll Hammond - Dance and Dance Related Books - The clear writing style, vivid analogies, and illustrations that show movement come alive are among many features that make Ballet Beyond the Basics a proven, indispensible guide.

Ballet Beyond Tradition

Anna Paskevska

Ballet Beyond Tradition - Anna Paskevska - Dance and Dance Related Books - For nearly a century, the training of ballet and modern dancers has followed two divergent paths. Modern practitioners felt ballet was artificial and injurious to the body; ballet teachers felt that modern dancers lacked the rigorous discipline and control that comes only from years of progressive training.

Ballet for Beginners

Marie-Laure Medova

Ballet for Beginners - Marie-Laure Medova - Dance and Dance Related Books - A former prima ballerina presents the wonderful world of ballet to children, from its history to the first dance class to behind-the-scenes backstage. Full-color photographs capture all the magic of satin slippers, tutus, and pirouettes.

Ballet for Martha Making Appalachian Spring

Jan Greenberg

Ballet for Martha Making Appalachian Spring - Jan Greenberg - Dance and Dance Related Books - Martha Graham : trailblazing choreographer. Aaron Copland : distinguished American composer. Isamu Noguchi : artist, sculptor, craftsman. Award-winning authors Jan Greenberg and Sandra Jordan tell the story behind the scenes of the collaboration that created APPALACHIAN SPRING, from its inception through the scores composition to Marthas intense rehearsal process.

Ballet From the First Plie to Mastery An Eight-Year Course

Anna Paskevska

Ballet From the First Plie to Mastery An Eight-Year Course - Anna Paskevska - Dance and Dance Related Books - Anna Paskevska is Chair of the Dance Department at the Chicago Academy for Arts. She previously served on the faculties of Indiana University and the University of Louisville, Kentucky. She is the author of Both Sides of the Mirror: The Science and Art of Ballet.

Ballet in Western Culture A History of Its Origins and Evolution

Carol Lee

Ballet in Western Culture A History of Its Origins and Evolution - Carol Lee - Dance and Dance Related Books - Author Carol Lee enlivens the historical presentation of the history of dance with humorous vignettes and anecdotes. Drawing upon her fifteen years experience as a dance history teacher, Lee looks at the ever-shifting currents of historical events in Western Civilization and relates them to the origins and evolution of ballet.

Ballet Pedagogy The Art of Teaching

Rory Foster

Ballet Pedagogy The Art of Teaching - Rory Foster - Dance and Dance Related Books - A ballet pedagogy book for teachers of all training methods. There are many different methods for teaching classical ballet--Bournonville, Vaganova, Cecchetti, and Royal Academy of Dancing being the most widely known.

Ballet Secrets for Skaters How to Hone Your Artistic Competitive Edge

Barbara Denise Files

Ballet Secrets for Skaters How to Hone Your Artistic Competitive Edge - Barbara Denise Files - Dance and Dance Related Books - Do you command an audiences attention using graceful arm and head positions? Learn how...in the first ballet book designed for skaters.

Ballets Russes The Art of Costume

Robert Bell

Ballets Russes The Art of Costume - Robert Bell - Dance and Dance Related Books - The Ballets Russes has engaged people for 100 years, ever since Russian-born Sergei Diaghilev created this dynamic avant-garde company. Diaghilev brought together some of the most important visual artists of the 20th century--Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Andre Derain, Robert and Sonia Delaunay, Georges Braque, Giorgio de Chirico, Natalia Gonchorova and Mikhail Larionov.

Ballroom Culture and Costumes in Competitive Dance

Jonathan S. Marion

Ballroom Culture and Costumes in Competitive Dance - Jonathan S. Marion - Dance and Dance Related Books - Competitive ballroom is much more than a style of dance. Rather, it is a continually evolving and increasingly global social and cultural arena of fashion, performance, art, sport, gender, and more.

Ballroom Dancing

Alex Moore

Ballroom Dancing - Alex Moore - Dance and Dance Related Books - Now in its tenth edition, this classic and comprehensive handbook has been revised to bring it up to date in keeping with changes on the dance floor and in the rules of dance competitions. The Quickstep, Waltz, Foxtrot, and Tango are all illustrated and described in great detail.

Ballroom Dancing The Romance Rhythm and Style

John Lawrence Reynolds

Ballroom Dancing The Romance Rhythm and Style - John Lawrence Reynolds - Dance and Dance Related Books - Offers a fascinating glimpse into this world of outlandish costumes and outspoken emotions, wrenching sacrifices and shocking scandals, heartbreaking failures and glamorous achievements.

Ballroom Obsession and Passion Inside the World of Competitive Dance

Ballroom

Ballroom Obsession and Passion Inside the World of Competitive Dance - Ballroom - Dance and Dance Related Books - Dreams are made and broken every year in the dazzling Empress Ballroom at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool, England. Fierce competition, brutal politics, and stunning artistry are all on the program at the worlds most prestigious competition, known to ballroom dance enthusiasts simply as Blackpool.

Barn Dances and Jamborees Across Kentucky

J D Wilkes

Barn Dances and Jamborees Across Kentucky - J D Wilkes - Dance and Dance Related Books - Kentuckians have been wearing out shoe leather at informal jamborees since the state was settled over two hundred years ago. Tadpoles Dew Drop Inn played host to some fifteen hundred musical shindigs in its time as a mecca of Marshall County music.

Basic Ballet The Steps Defined

Joyce Mackie

Basic Ballet The Steps Defined - Joyce Mackie - Dance and Dance Related Books - For ballet students, instructors, and performers: Basic Ballet by Joyce Mackie is a must for the studio. The ballet steps are carfully defined and easy to follow through the step by step illistrations.

Basic Concepts in Modern Dance A Creative Approach

Gay Cheney

Basic Concepts in Modern Dance A Creative Approach - Gay Cheney - Dance and Dance Related Books - An introduction to modern dance and body movement techniques, this guide begins with an overview of the history of modern dance and proceeds to a discussion of basic body movement, improvisation, and choreography.

Basic Principles of Classical Ballet

Agrippina Vaganova

Basic Principles of Classical Ballet - Agrippina Vaganova - Dance and Dance Related Books - Discusses all basic principles of ballet, grouping movement by fundamental types. Diagrams show clearly the exact foot, leg, arm, and body positions for the proper execution of many steps and movements.

Beating Broadway How to Create Stories for Musicals That Get Standing Ovations

Steve Cuden

Beating Broadway How to Create Stories for Musicals That Get Standing Ovations - Steve Cuden - Dance and Dance Related Books - The popularity of musicals has reached an all-time high leading to the development of numerous original shows. In this comprehensive new guide, Beating Broadway: How to Create Stories for Musicals That Get Standing Ovations, written by veteran storyteller and successful creator of musicals Steve Cuden, readers learn how the plots and stories behind musicals are developed and honed.

Beginning Modern Dance With Web Resource

Miriam Giguere

Beginning Modern Dance With Web Resource - Miriam Giguere - Dance and Dance Related Books - Beginning Modern Dance text and web resource introduce undergraduate and high school students to modern dance as a performing art through participation, appreciation, and academic study in the dance technique course.

Behind the Scenes at Boston Ballet

Christine Temin

Behind the Scenes at Boston Ballet - Christine Temin - Dance and Dance Related Books - For centuries, ballet companies have been transporting audiences beyond their workaday worlds, one performance at a time. A layperson who sees a ballerina perform in Swan Lake may be thrilled or impressed--may imagine the hours of rehearsal that lie behind each performance or understand something about the demands made on a dancer.

Bellydance A Guide to Middle Eastern Dance Its Music Its Culture and Costume

Keti Sharif

Bellydance A Guide to Middle Eastern Dance Its Music Its Culture and Costume - Keti Sharif - Dance and Dance Related Books - For those wanting to shake and shimmy their way to a firmer body, this comprehensive guide to belly dancing offers instructions on how to make the most of the hot belly-dancing-as-fitness trend.

Black Dance From 1619 to Today

Lynne Fauley Emery

Black Dance From 1619 to Today - Lynne Fauley Emery - Dance and Dance Related Books - A complete history of black dance forms, this book explores folk, ballet, jazz, tap, Broadway-Hollywood, disco, and breakdancing. An ultimate research tool, it includes portraits of hundreds of important black dancers and choreographers.

Both Sides of the Mirror The Science and Art of Ballet

Anna Paskevska

Both Sides of the Mirror The Science and Art of Ballet - Anna Paskevska - Dance and Dance Related Books - A technical and artistic discussion of ballet, focusing on its history, physical requirements, exercises, and training.

Bournonville And Ballet Technique Studies And Comments On August Bournonvilles Etudes Choregraphiques

Erik Bruhn

Bournonville And Ballet Technique Studies And Comments On August Bournonvilles Etudes Choregraphiques - Erik Bruhn - Dance and Dance Related Books - The distinctive style and technique of the dancers of the Royal Danish Ballet have always aroused great interest and enthusiasm in the world of ballet. Their special quality derives from the work of August Bournonville over a century ago.

Bravura Lucia Chase and the American Ballet Theatre

Alex C. Ewing

Bravura Lucia Chase and the American Ballet Theatre - Alex C. Ewing - Dance and Dance Related Books - To many people, Lucia Chase (1897-1986) was the American Ballet Theatre, and her reign as the queen of American ballet lasted for more than four decades. It was Chase who brought Nureyev, Bujones, Kirkland, and eventually Baryshnikov to ABT.

Broadway Musicals From the Pages of The New York Times

Ben Brantley

Broadway Musicals From the Pages of The New York Times - Ben Brantley - Dance and Dance Related Books - Over the last century the New York Timess six leading critics, Brooks Atkinson, Howard Taubman, Clive Barnes, Walter Kerr, Frank Rich, and Ben Brantley, have offered the most authoritative and influential commentary on the Broadway musical.

Broadway Musicals Revised and Updated The 101 Greatest Shows of All Time

Ken Bloom

Broadway Musicals Revised and Updated The 101 Greatest Shows of All Time - Ken Bloom - Dance and Dance Related Books - Broadway Musicals is a richly illustrated, and information-packed celebration of the most popular and enduring Broadway shows of all time. Each show is featured in a detailed, photo-filled chapter that includes expert commentary, special features on the creators and performers, plot synopses, cast and song lists, production details, and backstage anecdotes.

Broadway Musicals Show by Show Seventh Edition

Stanley Green

Broadway Musicals Show by Show Seventh Edition - Stanley Green - Dance and Dance Related Books - This updated edition of one of the best-selling and comprehensive Broadway reference books, first published in 1985, has been expanded to include many of the most important and memorable productions of the American musical theater, including revivals.

Broadway The American Musical Book

Michael Kantor and Laurence Maslon

Broadway The American Musical Book - Michael Kantor and Laurence Maslon - Dance and Dance Related Books - Along with jazz and abstract expressionism, the Broadway musical is one of the few uniquely American art forms. A companion to the six-part PBS documentary series, BROADWAY: THE AMERICAN MUSICAL is the first comprehensive history of the musical, from its roots at the turn of the 20th century through the smashing successes of the new millennium.

Choreographing Difference The Body and Identity in Contemporary Dance

Ann Cooper Albright

Choreographing Difference The Body and Identity in Contemporary Dance - Ann Cooper Albright - Dance and Dance Related Books - The choreographies of Bill T. Jones, Cleveland Ballet Dancing Wheels, Zab Maboungou, David Dorfman, Marie Chouinard, Jawole Willa Jo Zollar, and others, have helped establish dance as a crucial discourse of the 90s.

Classes in Classical Ballet

Asaf Messerer

Classes in Classical Ballet - Asaf Messerer - Dance and Dance Related Books - A companion guide to one of the bestselling Limelight Edition titles, this book by Asaf Messerer, a founder of what has become known as the Bolshoi School, is one of the most celebrated manuals of classic dance instruction in the world.

Classical Ballet Combinations for Ten Complete Advanced Classes

Tamara Stanwood

Classical Ballet Combinations for Ten Complete Advanced Classes - Tamara Stanwood - Dance and Dance Related Books - This book is a great resource for ballet teachers. As ballet teachers we all struggle periodically to keep our material fresh, but not too choreographic to make sure our students are getting good solid technique every single lesson.

Classical Ballet Technique

Gretchen W. Warren

Classical Ballet Technique - Gretchen W. Warren - Dance and Dance Related Books - With this brilliantly imagined and beautifully achieved work, Gretchen Warren has created the fisrt comprehensive, photgraphicaly illustrated reference and teaching guie on classical ballet technique. In more than 2,600 photographs, Johan Renvall, Cynthia Harvey, Susan Jaffe, and an array o other dancers from such companies as the American Ballet Theatre and the Joffrey Ballet demonstrate in sequence every movement in the classical repertoire, from the most basic to the most advanced.

Classical Ballet Terms An Illustrated Dictionary

Richard Glasstone

Classical Ballet Terms An Illustrated Dictionary - Richard Glasstone - Dance and Dance Related Books - Wherever ballet is taught in the world, and in whatever language, it retains one common denominator: the technical terms used are in French. Yet there are many discrepancies in the perceived meaning, spelling and usage between various countries and teaching methods, and this dictionary aims to prevent confusion by explaining the precise meanings of over 560 of the French technical terms used in classical ballet.

Conditioning for Dance

Eric Franklin

Conditioning for Dance - Eric Franklin - Dance and Dance Related Books - Even the best sense of rhythm, the most careful technical training, and the most astute dance intuition arent enough to make a dancer truly excel; you also need focused strength, balance, and flexibility to execute the movements with power and grace.

Core Awareness Revised Edition Enhancing Yoga Pilates Exercise and Dance

Liz Koch

Core Awareness Revised Edition Enhancing Yoga Pilates Exercise and Dance - Liz Koch - Dance and Dance Related Books - Core Awareness, Revised Edition: Enhancing Yoga, Pilates, Exercise, and Dance offers a guide to Core Awareness, a body-oriented approach that explores the practice of bringing focus and attention to inner sensation as the means of cultivating an innate capacity for expressive movement.

Costume Design Techniques of Modern Masters

Lynn Pecktal

Costume Design Techniques of Modern Masters - Lynn Pecktal - Dance and Dance Related Books - Award winning costume professionals share the secrets of their working methods.

Courtly Dance of the Renaissance A New Translation and Edition of the Nobilta Di Dame 1600

Fabritio Caroso

Courtly Dance of the Renaissance A New Translation and Edition of the Nobilta Di Dame 1600 - Fabritio Caroso - Dance and Dance Related Books - Renaissance classic includes choreography and music for 49 dances, plus all-important guidance on how to dress, how to behave, and how to carry oneself while dancing at court, set down with utmost clarity and precision.

Creating Musical Theatre Conversations with Broadway Directors and Choreographers

Lyn Cramer

Creating Musical Theatre Conversations with Broadway Directors and Choreographers - Lyn Cramer - Dance and Dance Related Books - Creating Musical Theatre features interviews with the directors and choreographers that make up todays Broadway elite. From Susan Stroman and Kathleen Marshall to newcomers Andy Blankenbuehler and Christopher Gattelli, this book features twelve creative artists, mostly director-choreographers, many of whom have also crossed over into film and television, opera and ballet.

Creative Dance for All Ages A Conceptual Approach

Anne Green Gilbert

Creative Dance for All Ages A Conceptual Approach - Anne Green Gilbert - Dance and Dance Related Books - This is an excellent book for anyone interested in teaching creative dance, whether you have dance experience yourself or not. The book provides a thorough overview of what creative dance is and how to teach it.

Dance

DK Publishing

Dance - DK Publishing - Dance and Dance Related Books - From pre-history to the present, from Africa to the Arctic, the human instinct to move in time to music and rhythm has long been celebrated through the art of dance.

Dance Dr Ann

Dr. Ann Stevenson

Dance Dr Ann - Dr. Ann Stevenson - Dance and Dance Related Books - Journey with Ann Stevenson as she leads you step by step through the mysteries of the divine beauty of dance as choreographed by the Creator Himself. Where does dance fit into worship, warfare, and wholeness?

Dance A While Handbook for Folk Square Contra and Social Dance 9th Edition

Anne M. Pittman

Dance A While Handbook for Folk Square Contra and Social Dance 9th Edition - Anne M. Pittman - Dance and Dance Related Books - Dance A While is a classic in the field of recreational dance. The Ninth Edition of this best-selling introduction to dance uniquely combines dance instruction, descriptions of major forms of dance, and directions for more than 260 individual dances.

Dance Anatomy

Jacqui Haas

Dance Anatomy - Jacqui Haas - Dance and Dance Related Books - Powerful, expressive, and compelling. Now you can see what it takes to be a stronger, more elegant dancer. Featuring over 200 full-color illustrations, Dance Anatomy visually depicts the unique relationship between muscle development and aesthetic movement as never before.

Dance Anatomy and Kinesiology

Karen Sue Clippinger

Dance Anatomy and Kinesiology - Karen Sue Clippinger - Dance and Dance Related Books - Dance Anatomy and Kinesiology will help dancers learn anatomical and biomechanical principles as they apply to dance performance. The text focuses on optimal dance movement and the related principles for understanding the function of body joints.

Dance and Movement Sessions for Older People A Handbook for Activity Coordinators and Carers

Delia Silvester

Dance and Movement Sessions for Older People A Handbook for Activity Coordinators and Carers - Delia Silvester - Dance and Dance Related Books - This practical handbook will empower activity coordinators and carers to run safe, rewarding and health-giving dance and movement sessions with older people, including with those who are frail, wheelchair-bound or living with dementia.

Dance and Music A Guide to Dance Accompaniment for Musicians and Dance Teachers

Harriet Cavalli

Dance and Music A Guide to Dance Accompaniment for Musicians and Dance Teachers - Harriet Cavalli - Dance and Dance Related Books - Harriet Cavalli, internationally recognized as one of the most talented and experienced specialists in the art of music for dancers and dance teachers, presents here the definitive book on accompaniment, as well as her personal -often humorous- look behind the scenes at the world of dance.

Dance and Other Expressive Art Therapies When Words Are Not Enough

Fran J. Levy

Dance and Other Expressive Art Therapies When Words Are Not Enough - Fran J. Levy - Dance and Dance Related Books - It is a thought-provoking, eye-opening picture of therapeutic possibilities for a daring, courageous counselor who is willing to be forever vigilant, forever learning, forever present.

Dance and the Alexander Technique

Rebecca Nettl-Fiol

Dance and the Alexander Technique - Rebecca Nettl-Fiol - Dance and Dance Related Books - In Dance and the Alexander Technique, Rebecca Nettl-Fiol and Luc Vanier utilize their ten years of research on developmental movement and dance training to explore the relationship between a specific movement technique and the basic principles of support and coordination.

Dance and the Specific Image Improvisation

Daniel Nagrin

Dance and the Specific Image Improvisation - Daniel Nagrin - Dance and Dance Related Books - After an extraordinary career in dance - as a performer, choreographer, and teacher - Daniel Nagrin has now written an extraordinary book. In it he explores the roots of his aesthetic philosophy, influenced by Stanislavski, Helen Tamiris, Joseph Chaikin and the Open Theatre, and his work on and off Broadway as an actor and dancer.

Dance Anecdotes Stories from the Worlds of Ballet Broadway the Ballroom and Modern Dance

Mindy Aloff

Dance Anecdotes Stories from the Worlds of Ballet Broadway the Ballroom and Modern Dance - Mindy Aloff - Dance and Dance Related Books - Mindy Aloff, a leading dance critic who has written for The Nation, The New Republic, and The New Yorker, has brought together here a marvelous book of stories by and about dancers - entertaining and informative anecdotes that capture the boundless variety and richness of dance as an art, a tradition, a profession, a pastime, an obsession, a reality, and, for the dancer, an ideal.

Dance As a Theatre Art Source Readings in Dance History from 1581 to the Present

Selma Jeanne Cohen

Dance As a Theatre Art Source Readings in Dance History from 1581 to the Present - Selma Jeanne Cohen - Dance and Dance Related Books - A compelling and detailed living history, this book chronicles dance through the writings of its greatest innovators. Selma Jeanne Cohen is the author of Next Week, Swan Lake: Reflections on Dance and Dances and the editor of Doris Humphrey: An Artist First.

Dance Composition A Practical Guide to Creative Success in Dance Making

Jacqueline M. Smith-Autard

Dance Composition A Practical Guide to Creative Success in Dance Making - Jacqueline M. Smith-Autard - Dance and Dance Related Books - An internationally recognized dance educator, Jacqueline M. Smith-Autard is currently pioneering the use of multi-media resources in dance teaching.

Dance Composition Basics Capturing the Choreographers Craft

Pamela Anderson Sofras

Dance Composition Basics Capturing the Choreographers Craft - Pamela Anderson Sofras - Dance and Dance Related Books - Text instruction can go only so far in teaching how to create dances. Dance Composition Basics picks up where other textbooks leave off, with a bound-in DVD that features professional choreographers and dancers in action.

Dance Imagery for Technique and Performance 2nd Edition

Eric Franklin

Dance Imagery for Technique and Performance 2nd Edition - Eric Franklin - Dance and Dance Related Books - Renowned master teacher Eric Franklin has thoroughly updated his classic text, Dance Imagery for Technique and Performance, providing dancers and dance educators with a deep understanding of how they can use imagery to improve their dancing and artistic expression in class and in performance.

Dance Improvisations

Joyce Morgenroth

Dance Improvisations - Joyce Morgenroth - Dance and Dance Related Books - Dance Improvisations is a book for teachers of dance and acting, choreographers, directors, and dance therapists. Systematically offering a complete range of ways to explore dance, it can be used as a syllabus or as a reference for groups of all ages and all levels of experience.

Dance Improvisations Warm-Ups Games and Choreographic Tasks

Justin Reeve

Dance Improvisations Warm-Ups Games and Choreographic Tasks - Justin Reeve - Dance and Dance Related Books - Justine Reeve is a veteran dance teacher, having earned her BA in dance and related arts and a postgraduate diploma in dance and collaborative arts from the University of Chichester in West Sussex, England, and a postgraduate certificate in education (PGCE).

Dance Kinesiology Second Edition

Sally Sevey Fitt

Dance Kinesiology Second Edition - Sally Sevey Fitt - Dance and Dance Related Books - Dance Kinesiology reflects modern techniques and includes articles addressing eight important systems of body work: the Pilates Method, Rolfing, the Feldenkrais Method, the Alexander Technique, Ideokinesis, Body-Mind Centering, the Bartenieff Fundamentals, and Laban Movement Analysis.

Dance Medicine in Practice Anatomy Injury Prevention Training

Liane Simmel

Dance Medicine in Practice Anatomy Injury Prevention Training - Liane Simmel - Dance and Dance Related Books - Dance Medicine in Practice is the complete physical textbook for dance, written specifically to help dancers understand the anatomy, function and care of their bodies.

Dance Movement Therapists in Action A Working Guide to Research Options

Robyn Flaum Cruz

Dance Movement Therapists in Action A Working Guide to Research Options - Robyn Flaum Cruz - Dance and Dance Related Books - This updated and expanded new edition continues the theme of the first edition that presents a spectrum of research alternatives that can inform clinical practice, inspire the clinician, and guide scholarly dance-movement therapy (DMT) research.

Dance Music Manual Tools Toys and Techniques

Rick Snoman

Dance Music Manual Tools Toys and Techniques - Rick Snoman - Dance and Dance Related Books - What are the differences between trance and chill out? How can you create compelling, professional-sounding original or remixed dance tracks?


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