Dance, Ballet

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MARTHA GRAHAM: WHEN DANCE BECAME MODERN

Written by Baldwin, Neil
A major biography--the first in three decades--of one of the most important artistic forces of the twentieth century, the legendary American dancer and choreographer who upended dance, propelling the art form into the modern age, and whose profound and pioneering influence is still being felt today. Brings together all the elements of Graham's colorful life...with wit, verve, critica
October 25, 2022 | Hardcover | Knopf Publishing Group |
$40.00
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MR. B: GEORGE BALANCHINE'S 20TH CENTURY

Written by Homans, Jennifer
NEW YORK TIMES EDITORS' CHOICE - "A fascinating read about a true genius and his unrelenting thirst for beauty in art and in life."--MIKHAIL BARYSHNIKOV Based on a decade of unprecedented research, the first major biography of George Balanchine, a broad-canvas portrait set against the backdrop of the tumultuous century that shaped the man The New York Times calle
November 1, 2022 | Hardcover | Random House |
$40.00
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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 26, 2022 | Paperback | Holt McDougal | 288 Pages |
$17.99
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GLOBAL GROOVE: ART, DANCE, PERFORMANCE & PROTEST

A transcultural history of more than 120 years of art and dance. Taking an interdisciplinary approach, Global Groove outlines how encounters between Western and Eastern societies gave rise to new expressive forms in art, dance, performance, and design, and what influence this has had on the history of Modernism.
February 15, 2022 | PB | Hirmer Verlag GmbH |
$60.00

NANCY SPANIER - THE ARC OF A DANCING LIFE

Written by Larisa Oancea
Structured as a biographical and interpretative study of one of the last bearers and transformers of modern dance’s legacy, this monograph not only provides an intimate look at the life and works of Nancy Spanier but is also a document rich in dance history: José Limón, Doris Humphrey, Charles Weidman, Ma
January 1, 2021 | | Performance Inventions |
$39.20
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ACOSTA DANZA: FUSION: THE VISION OF CARLOS ACOSTA'S DANCE COMPANY

Written by Acosta, Carlos
Taking readers behind the scenes of one of the world's most exciting dance companies, this richly illustrated book also tells the incredible back story of its famed creator and his brilliant vision to weave Cuban culture and history into classical and contemporary dance. As a troubled teenager, Carlos Acosta was whisked off the streets of his native Havana and enrolled in the Cuban nati
June 7, 2022 | Hardcover | Prestel Publishing | 220 Pages |
$60.00
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SERENADE: A BALANCHINE STORY (SIGNED)

Written by Bentley, Toni
Toni Bentley, a dancer for George Balanchine, the greatest ballet maker of the 20th century, tells the story of Serenade, his iconic masterpiece, and what it was like to dance--and live--in his world at New York City Ballet during its legendary era.
April 12, 2022 | Hardcover | Pantheon Books |
$30.00
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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
2021 NAACP Image Award Nominee This definitive history is a celebration of the first African-American ballet company, from its 1960s origins in a Harlem basement, to the performances, community engagement, and education message of empowerment through the arts for all which the Company continues to carry forward today.
October 26, 2021 | Hardcover | Dafina Books |
$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 | Paperback | Penguin Books | 384 Pages |
$18.00

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