Dance, Ballet

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SERENADE: A BALANCHINE STORY

Written by Bentley, Toni
A ballerina tells the story of George Balanchine's iconic masterpiece, Serenade, and what it is like to be one the young women who danced it, lived it, during his lifetime. At age seventeen, Toni Bentley was chosen by Balanchine, then in his final years, to join the New York City Ballet.
April 12, 2022 | Hardcover | Pantheon Books | 320 Pages |
$28.00
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NEO-BURLESQUE: STRIPTEASE AS TRANSFORMATION

Written by Sally, Lynn
The neo-burlesque movement seeks to restore a sense of glamour, theatricality, and humor to striptease. Neo-burlesque performers strut their stuff in front of audiences that appreciate their playful brand of pro-sex, often gender-bending, feminism.
October 27, 2021 | Paperback | Rutgers University Press | 224 Pages |
$26.95
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DANCE THEATRE OF HARLEM: A HISTORY, A MOVEMENT, A CELEBRATION

Written by Novosel, Paul
From its modest beginnings in the 1960s in a Harlem church basement, to its meteoric rise to international fame, the Dance Theatre of Harlem ignited the world with one simple, still-revolutionary statement: All can do ballet. Into the 21st century, as the world, and the country, continue their historical struggles and triumphs, the story of this haven for dancers of all colors
October 26, 2021 | Hardcover | Dafina Books | 304 Pages |
$50.00
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OUT LOUD : A MEMOIR

Written by Stace, Wesley
From the most brilliant and audacious choreographer of our time, the exuberant tale of a young dancer's rise to the pinnacle of the performing arts world, and the triumphs and perils of creating work on his own terms--and staying true to himself Before Mark Morris became "the most successful and influential choreographer alive" (The New York Times), he was a six year-old in Seat
October 19, 2021 | PB | Penguin Books |
$18.00
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DANCE OR DIE: FROM STATELESS REFUGEE TO INTERNATIONAL BALLET STAR A MEMOIR

Written by Joudeh, Ahmad
A Syria-born dancer offers his deeply personal story of war, statelessness, and the pursuit of the art of dance in this inspirational memoir. DANCE OR DIE is an autobiographical coming-of-age account of Ahmad Joudeh, a young refugee who grows up in Damascus with dreams of becoming a dancer.
September 21, 2021 | Hardcover | Imagine |
$24.99
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MILONGAS

Written by Cozarinsky, Edgardo
With an introduction by award-winning author Alberto Manguel, Milongas is Edgardo Cozarinsky's love letter to tango, and the diverse array of people who give it life. From tango's origins in the gritty bars of Buenos Aires, to milongas tucked away in the crypt of a London Church, a café in Kraków, or the quays of the Seine, Cozarinsky guides us through a shape-shifting dan
December 7, 2021 | Paperback | Archipelago Books | 144 Pages |
$18.00
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SWAN DIVE: THE MAKING OF A ROGUE BALLERINA

Written by Pazcoguin, Georgina
Don't expect just tulle and toe shoes. In this fascinating insider's tale, NYCB dancer Pazcoguin reveals her world. . . . A striking debut. --People
July 27, 2021 | Hardcover | Henry Holt & Company |
$27.99
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FREE: A LIFE IN IMAGES AND WORDS

Written by Polunin, Sergei
- An intimate encounter with the enfant terrible of ballet- With a comprehensive selection of photos from Polunin's life on and off stage- His music video for Hozier's Take me to Church, shot by David LaChapelle, has 28 million views on YouTube- With a foreword by Dame Helen Mirren and Albert Watson OBEThe early life path of Ukraine-born Sergei Polunin was akin to a dancer's fairytale.
May 15, 2021 | Hardcover | Te Neues Publishing Company |
$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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