Dance, Ballet

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AND THEN WE DANCED: A VOYAGE INTO THE GROOVE

Written by Alford, Henry
Equal parts memoir and cultural history, from acclaimed comic stylist and professional hobbyist Henry Alford comes a hilarious journey through the world of dance that will inform, entertain and leave readers tapping their toes. When Henry Alford wrote about his experience with a Zumba class for The New York Times, little did he realize that it was the start of something much bigger.
June 12, 2018 | Hardcover | Simon & Schuster | 256 Pages |
$26.00
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BIG DEAL: BOB FOSSE AND DANCE IN THE AMERICAN MUSICAL

Written by Winkler, Kevin
Bob Fosse (1927-1987) is recognized as one of the most significant figures in post-World War II American musical theater. With his first Broadway musical, The Pajama Game in 1954, the "Fosse style" was already fully developed, with its trademark hunched shoulders, turned-in stance, and stuttering, staccato jazz movements.
March 8, 2018 | Hardcover | Oxford University Press, USA |
$29.95
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ISADORA DUNCAN'S NECK: DARK, STRANGE, AND FASCINATING TALES FROM THE WORLD OF DANCE

Written by Keyes, Abigail
Attend a grand ball of the bizarre and never look at dance the same way again! Isadora Duncan's Neck processes through the odd, grim, and unintentionally humorous history of dance, uncovering strange stories and weird facts.
September 4, 2018 | Hardcover | Skyhorse Publishing | 272 Pages |
$21.99
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CELESTIAL BODIES: HOW TO LOOK AT BALLET

Written by Jacobs, Laura
A distinguished dance critic offers an enchanting introduction to the art of ballet As much as we may enjoy Swan Lake or The Nutcracker, for many of us ballet is a foreign language. It communicates through movement, not words, and its history lies almost entirely abroad-in Russia, Italy, and France.
May 8, 2018 | Hardcover | Basic Books | 272 Pages |
$27.00

YVONNE RAINER - MOVING AND BEING MOVED

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Hardcover |
$35.50

BALANCHINE TEACHING

In 1961, Nancy Lassalle, long-time ballet patron and associate of Lincoln Kirstein, co-founder of the New York City Ballet, was given permission to photograph a two-day teacher seminar led by George Balanchine at the School of American Ballet in New York City.
September 1, 2017 | Paperback | Eakins Press Foundation | 36 Pages |
$25.00
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BODY OF WORK: DANCING TO THE EDGE AND BACK

Written by Hallberg, David
David Hallberg, the first American to join the famed Bolshoi Ballet as a principal dancer and the dazzling artist The New Yorker described as "the most exciting male dancer in the western world," presents an intimate journey through his artistic life up to the moment he returns to the stage after a devastating injury almost cost him his career.
November 7, 2017 | Hardcover | Touchstone Books |
$28.00
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NATIONAL MUSEUM OF DANCE AND HALL OF FAME: CELEBRATING 30 YEARS

Written by Kolosek, Lisa Schlansker
The only museum in the United States dedicated entirely to the art form of dance, the National Museum of Dance and Hall of Fame opened in June 1987, after a short preview season the summer before. This unique and special place celebrates its thirtieth anniversary in 2017.
August 15, 2017 | Hardcover | Excelsior Editions/State University of New York Press | 288 Pages |
$44.95
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SUNDAY. PIERRE DROULERS CHOREOGRAPHER

Written by Droulers, Pierre
This book celebrates 40 years of work by Pierre Droulers (b. 1951), a pioneer of contemporary dance and choreographer of more than 30 works. A key figure in France and Belgium since the 1970s, Droulers was one of the first students to graduate from the Mundra School.
September 19, 2017 | Paperback | Mercatorfonds |
$35.00
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BOLSHOI CONFIDENTIAL: SECRETS OF THE RUSSIAN BALLET FROM THE RULE OF THE TSARS TO TODAY

Written by Morrison, Simon
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October 24, 2017 | PB | Liveright Publishing Corporation |
$21.95

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