Dance, Ballet

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DANCE WE DO: A POET EXPLORES BLACK DANCE

Written by Shange, Ntozake
In her first posthumous work, the revered poet crafts a personal history of Black dance and captures the careers of legendary dancers along with her own rhythmic beginnings. Many learned of Ntozake Shange's ability to blend movement with words when her acclaimed choreopoem for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf made its way to Broadway in 1976, eve
October 13, 2020 | Hardcover | Beacon Press | 152 Pages |
$19.95
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CHOREOGRAPHY: CREATING AND DEVELOPING DANCE FOR PERFORMANCE

Written by Flatt, Kate
Choreography is the highly creative process of interpreting and coordinating movement, music, and space in performance. By tracing different facets of development and exploring the essential artistic and practical skills of the choreographer, this book offers unique insights for apprentice dance makers.
April 1, 2020 | Paperback | Crowood Press (UK) | 176 Pages |
$45.00
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DANCE DANCE FILM ESSAYS

Previously uncollected dance writings from the legendary art critic who defined the Pictures Generation, in a handsome clothbound edition
September 29, 2020 | Hardcover | Dancing Foxes Press | 224 Pages |
$34.95
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MISTY COPELAND

The first authorized photographic tribute to the prolific and wildly inspiring ballerina, these unique and evocative artful color photographs by the celebrated photographer Gregg Delman, capture Misty's grace and strength, and are much anticipated by the worldwide audience who can't get enough of Misty.This stunning volume of photographs captures the sculpturally exquisite and iconic ballerina.
March 31, 2020 | HC-OOP | Rizzoli International Publications |
$17.98
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MERCE CUNNINGHAM: AFTER THE ARBITRARY

Written by Noland, Carrie
One of the most influential choreographers of the twentieth century, Merce Cunningham is known for introducing chance to dance. Far too often, however, accounts of Cunningham's work have neglected its full scope, focusing on his collaborations with the visionary composer John Cage or insisting that randomness was the singular goal of his choreography.
January 23, 2020 | Paperback | University of Chicago Press |
$35.00
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ROYAL ACADEMY OF DANCE: CELEBRATING 100 YEARS

Written by Hartshorne, Pamela
- A lavishly illustrated volume celebrating the 100-year history of the Royal Academy of Dance, a world-leading dance education institution- Organized into illuminating sections on music, choreography and costume, and on the traditions that many of those who have taken a ballet exam will remember- An insight into every aspect of the Academy's history: dancing and education, performances and compet
January 27, 2020 | Hardcover | Scala Arts Publishers Inc. | 176 Pages |
$45.00
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DANCER: WIM VANLESSEN

Written by Vanlessen, Wim
- First career overview of Belgium's best dancer, Wim Vanlessen- About dance at the highest international level- Includes contributions by stars in the world of fashion, dance and photography "Vanlessen is a paragon of classicism: a dancer who combines elegance with effortless virtuosity." - Roslyn Sulcas, The New York Times, 2017.
April 30, 2019 | Hardcover | Cannibal Publishing | 208 Pages |
$55.00
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YVONNE RAINER: WORK 1961-73

"It goes without saying that a dance is a dance and a book about dance is a book. Though they may meet at the intersection of Art and Good Intentions, I find myself greedy. I have a longstanding infatuation with language, a not-easily assailed conviction that it, above all else, offers a key to clarity.
April 14, 2020 | Paperback | Primary Information |
$40.00
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MERCE CUNNINGHAM: CHANGES: NOTES ON CHOREOGRAPHY

On the occasion of Merce Cunningham's centennial comes this handsome new edition of his classic and long-out-of-print artist's book Changes: Notes on Choreography, first published in 1968 by Dick Higgins' Something Else Press.
June 18, 2019 | Paperback | Song Cave |
$25.00
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NICK MAUSS: TRANSMISSIONS

Written by Mauss, Nick
Building on Nick Mauss's 2018 Whitney Museum exhibition, this catalogue examines the relationship between modernist ballet and the New York avant-garde from the 1930s through 1950s.
March 31, 2020 | PB | Whitney Museum of American Art |
$35.00

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