Dance, Ballet

product image

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.
December 6, 2019 | Paperback | University of Chicago Press | 304 Pages |
$35.00
product image

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 competi
January 31, 2020 | Hardcover | Scala Arts Publishers Inc. | 176 Pages |
$45.00
product image

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 |
$55.00
product image

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.
March 17, 2020 | Paperback | Primary Information | 344 Pages |
$40.00
product image

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
product image

NICK MAUSS: TRANSMISSIONS

Written by Mauss, Nick
An aesthetic and social history of art and dance in mid-20th-century New York interpreted by contemporary artist Nick Mauss
February 25, 2020 | Paperback | Whitney Museum of American Art | 160 Pages |
$35.00
product image

TED SHAWN: HIS LIFE, WRITINGS, AND DANCES

Written by Scolieri, Paul A
Ted Shawn (1891-1972) is the self-proclaimed "Father of American Dance" who helped to transform dance from a national pastime into theatrical art.
December 2, 2019 | Hardcover | Oxford University Press, USA | 536 Pages |
$39.95
product image

SWAN LAKE: REIMAGINING A CLASSIC

Written by Cooper, Bill
Swan Lake is the world's best-loved classical ballet. The Royal Ballet has reimagined this classic in a sumptuous new production. This beautiful, illustrated book brings Swan Lake to life. Included are backstage photographs from rehearsals and images of the sumptuous set and costume designs.
November 26, 2019 | Hardcover | Oberon Books | 184 Pages |
$45.00
product image

KEEP IT MOVING: LESSONS FOR THE REST OF YOUR LIFE

Written by Tharp, Twyla
One of the world's leading artists--a living legend--and bestselling author of The Creative Habit shares her secrets for harnessing vitality and finding purpose as you age.
October 29, 2019 | Hardcover | Simon & Schuster | 192 Pages |
$27.00

NIGHT'S DANCER: THE LIFE OF JANET COLLINS

Written by Collins, Janet
Winner of the The Marfield Prize / National Award for Arts Writing (2011) Dancer Janet Collins, born in New Orleans in 1917 and raised in Los Angeles, soared high over the color line as the first African-American prima ballerina at the Metropolitan Opera.
August 14, 2015 | Paperback | Wesleyan University Press | 384 Pages |
$24.95

New Arrivals