Dance, Ballet

TALK ABOUT CONTEMPORARY DANCE

A densely illustrated and comprehensive introduction to an art form that is enjoying a boon in popularity due to its links with pop culture, fashion, and music. This engaging and unpretentious introduction to contemporary dance explores the discipline in all its facets, from opera to hip-hop and from circus skills to fashion.
April 1, 2011 | PB |
$29.95

IN THE COMPANY OF STARS: THE PARIS OPERA BALLET

Gerard Uferas spent a year with the Paris Opera Ballet family, and his photographs lead readers into the private world of the Opera Garnier, Paris's landmark opera house. He took his camera backstage, into the wings, the practice halls named after the great figures in the history of ballet, and the ornate neo-Baroque foyer where the dancers gather to warm up before each performance.
December 1, 2007 | Hardcover |
$50.00

IN CLASSIC STYLE: THE SPLENDOR OF AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE (DELUXE)

This oversized, deluxe volume celebrating the exquisite spectacle that embodies the excellence of American Ballet Theatre, recognized by Congress as "America's national ballet company," presents the unfolding beauty, grace, agility, and sheer force of its most recent productions.
April 1, 2008 | Hardcover |
$50.00

DARCEY BUSSELL

A glorious photographic celebration of the life and career of Darcey Bussell the incredible, world-class ballerina. Darcey Bussell is widely considered to be one of the greatest English ballerinas of all time.
October 1, 2012 | Hardcover |
$55.00

ELEONORA ABBAGNATO

Eleonora Abbagnato is the prima ballerina at the Opera de Paris. This original volume reveals her artistic versatility through photographs of four celebrated ballets. This is the ideal gift for aspiring dancers and those who always dreamed of taking up this career.
September 1, 2013 | Hardcover |
$50.00

PEAK OF PERFECTION: NUDE PORTRAITS OF DANCERS, ATHLETES, AND GYMNASTS

Written by Ortner, Jon
The search for physical perfection began with the Greeks, who first competed nude in athletic games in the 8th century BCE and created their gods in the ideal human form. Peak of Perfection celebrates the universal fascination with the nude and the power of beauty.
December 28, 2014 | Hardcover | Schiffer Publishing | 176 Pages |
$75.00

DANCE TO THE PIPER

Born into a family of successful playwrights and producers, Agnes de Mille was determined to be an actress. Then one day she witnessed the Russian ballet dancer Anna Pavlova, and her life was altered forever. Hypnotized by Pavlova's beauty, in that moment de Mille dedicated herself to dance.
November 1, 2015 | Paperback |
$17.95

ROBERTO BOLLE: VOYAGE INTO BEAUTY

This lavish photographic volume presents the magnificent Roberto Bolle, principal dancer of the American Ballet Theatre and guest artist at La Scala and the Royal Ballet, in the most beautiful locations throughout Italy, from St. Mark’s Square to Agrigento, from the Colosseum to Pompeii. Through the art of dance, Bolle has become one of Italy’s cultural ambassadors to the world.
June 1, 2015 | Hardcover |
$65.00

NUREYEV

Throughout Nureyev's extraordinary career, photographers flocked to record his work and to attempt to capture his physical beauty. This is a photographic tribute to the greatest dancer of our time.
March 1, 2008 | PB |
$29.95

YOUTH HABIT

Award winning dancer, choreographer and best-selling author Twyla Tharp shares her secrets for maintaining mental and physical agility in this groundbreaking, always entertaining book. Forwardness is the new mindfulness.
May 1, 2016 | Hardcover |
$28.00

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