Dance, Ballet

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SWAN DIVE: THE MAKING OF A ROGUE BALLERINA

Written by Pazcoguin, Georgina
Award-winning New York City Ballet soloist Georgina Pazcoguin, aka the Rogue Ballerina, gives readers a backstage tour of the real world of elite ballet--the gritty, hilarious, sometimes shocking truth you don't see from the orchestra circle. In this love letter to the art of dance and the sport that has been her livelihood, NYCB's first Asian American female soloist Georgina Pazcogu
July 27, 2021 | Hardcover | Henry Holt & Company |
$27.99

FREE: A LIFE IN IMAGES AND WORDS

The early life path of Ukraine-born Sergei Polunin was akin to a dancer's fairytale. A precocious talent. Ballet training in Kiev. Admission to the Royal Ballet School in London at 13. First solo performance at the Royal Ballet at 19. At 20, promotion to the youngest ever principal. Then, at 21, a sudden rupture took place: the superstar Polunin moved on.
May 15, 2021 | Hardcover | Te Neues Publishing Company | 272 Pages |
$65.00
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KEEP IT MOVING: LESSONS FOR THE REST OF YOUR LIFE

Written by Tharp, Twyla
A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER One of the world's legendary artists and bestselling author of The Creative Habit shares her secrets--from insight to action--for harnessing vitality, finding purpose as you age, and expanding one's possibilities over the course of a lifetime in her newest New York Times bestseller Keep It Moving. At seventy-eight, Twyla
December 8, 2020 | Paperback | Simon & Schuster | 192 Pages |
$18.00
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MICHAEL CLARK

Written by Ostende, Florence
Explore the groundbreaking performances and creative collaborations of iconic Scottish dancer and choreographer Michael Clark. Hailed as British dance's true iconoclast, Michael Clark is a defining cultural figure in the contemporary dance world.
November 10, 2020 | Hardcover | Prestel Publishing | 240 Pages |
$45.00
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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 | 160 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
July 27, 2021 | 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 | Hardcover | Rizzoli International Publications | 144 Pages |
$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 | 304 Pages |
$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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