Dance, Ballet, Tap

KATHERINE DUNHAM: DANCE AND THE AFRICAN DIASPORA

Written by Dee Das, Joanna
One of the most important dance artists of the twentieth century, dancer and choreographer Katherine Dunham (1909-2006) created works that thrilled audiences the world over. As an African American woman, she broke barriers of race and gender, most notably as the founder of an important dance company that toured the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and Australia for several decades.
June 1, 2017 | Hardcover | Oxford University Press, USA | 288 Pages |
$34.95
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LEAGUE OF EXOTIC DANCERS: LEGENDS FROM AMERICAN BURLESQUE

Written by Temperley, Matilda
Every year in downtown Las Vegas, often called "Old Vegas," The Burlesque Hall of Fame reunion brings together members of the League of Exotic Dancers, one of the earliest unions for women in exotic entertainment, to perform their half-century-old routines.
May 2, 2017 | Hardcover | Oxford University Press, USA | 328 Pages |
$39.95
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NIGHT'S DANCER: THE LIFE OF JANET COLLINS

Written by Collins, Janet
Winner of the The Marfield Prize / National Award for Arts Writing (2011)
August 14, 2015 | Paperback | Wesleyan |
$24.95
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RAGE OF STAGING: WIM VANDEKEYBUS

Written by Verhelst, Peter
- First book ever on this international choreographer and his company Ultima Vez- -Vandekeybus brought into focus a whole new genre of modern dance...
March 31, 2017 | Hardcover | Lannoo Publishers | 272 Pages |
$69.95
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DANCERS AMONG US: A CELEBRATION OF JOY IN THE EVERYDAY

Written by Matter, Jordan
The mystery of the body in motion. The surprise of seeing what seems impossible. And the pure, joyful optimism of it all. Dancers Among Us presents one thrilling photograph after another of dancers leaping, spinning, lifting, kicking--but in the midst of daily life: on the beach, at a construction site, in a library, a restaurant, a park.
November 6, 2012 | PB | Workman Publishing |
$17.95

MERCE CUNNINGHAM: COMMON TIME

How Cunningham transformed postwar culture through collaboration
April 25, 2017 | Hardcover | Walker Art Center |
$75.00
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BALLET FOR LIFE: EXERCISES AND INSPIRATION FROM THE WORLD OF BALLET BEAUTIFUL

Written by Bowers, Mary Helen
A chic and informative guide to the Ballet Beautiful method, featuring dance-inspired exercises, wellness tips, and lifestyle advice that help readers achieve ballerina confidence and self-esteem.
March 7, 2017 | Hardcover | Rizzoli International Publications | 192 Pages |
$39.95
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BALLET COMPANION: A DANCER'S GUIDE TO THE TECHNIQUE, TRADITIONS, AND JOYS OF BALLET

Written by Minden, Eliza Gaynor
A New Classic for Today's Dancer The Ballet Companion is a fresh, comprehensive, and thoroughly up-to-date reference book for the dancer. With 150 stunning photographs of ballet stars Maria Riccetto and Benjamin Millepied demonstrating perfect execution of positions and steps, this elegant volume brims with everything today's dance student needs, including:
October 11, 2005 | Hardcover | Fireside Books | 331 Pages |
$29.95
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SIMPLE STORY

Written by Guerriero, Leila
Every year, at the height of summer, the remote Argentine village of Laborde holds the national malambo contest. Centuries-old, this shatteringly demanding traditional gaucho dance is governed by the most rigid rules. And this festival has one stipulation that makes it unique: the malambo is danced for up to five minutes.
February 7, 2017 | Paperback | New Directions Publishing Corporation | 128 Pages |
$14.95
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DANCERS AFTER DARK

Written by Matter, Jordan
This deluxe limited edition of Dancers After Dark includes a hardcover edition of the book with a signed bookplate, plus an art print, packaged in a slipcase.Dancers After Dark is an amazing celebration of the human body and the human spirit, as dancers, photographed nude and at night, strike poses of fearless beauty.
October 18, 2016 | Hardcover | Workman Publishing | 256 Pages |
$50.00

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