Dance, Ballet

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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 compet
January 27, 2020 | Hardcover | Scala Arts Publishers Inc. | 176 Pages |
$45.00
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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 | 208 Pages |
$55.00
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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.
April 14, 2020 | Paperback | Primary Information | 344 Pages |
$40.00
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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 | 188 Pages |
$25.00
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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 Over the past decade, Nick Mauss (b. 1980) has pursued a hybrid mode of working that melds the roles of curator, artist, and scholar.
March 31, 2020 | Paperback | Whitney Museum of American Art | 190 Pages |
$35.00
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YVONNE RAINER - MOVING AND BEING MOVED

Written by Yvonne Rainer
Edited by Yvonne Rainer, this selection of texts and images by Rainer and various authors offers a retrospective portrait of her work, focusing on some of her most notable performances and projects from both the late 1960s (?Trio A?, ?The Mind Is a Muscle?) and since her return to dance with the White Oak Dance Project in 2000.
January 1, 2017 | Paperback | Roma Publications, in collaboration with Fondazione Antonio Ratti, Como | 127 Pages |
$35.50
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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. In the process, he made dancing an acceptable profession for men and taught several generations of dancers, some of whom went on to become
December 18, 2019 | Hardcover | Oxford University Press, USA | 552 Pages |
$39.95
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SWAN LAKE: REIMAGINING A CLASSIC

Written by Cooper, Bill
This beautifully produced new Royal Ballet branded book with photographs by Bill Cooper is a collection of exclusive photographs which shines the spotlight on Swan Lake. These exquisite photos feature some of the finest dancers on stage today and give an exclusive insight into the Royal Ballet's work. Swan Lake was Tchaikovsky's first score for the ballet.
November 26, 2019 | Hardcover | Oberon Books | 184 Pages |
$45.00
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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
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NIGHT'S DANCER: THE LIFE OF JANET COLLINS

Written by Collins, Janet
The biography of the first African-American prima ballerinaWinner of the The Marfield Prize / National Award for Arts Writing (2011)
August 14, 2015 | Paperback | Wesleyan University Press | 384 Pages |
$24.95

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