Dance, Ballet

MISTY COPELAND: POWER AND GRACE

Power and grace define Misty Copeland―an influential ballet dancer who has broken through difficult barriers to become the first female African-American to be promoted to principal dancer at the American Ballet Theatre. Misty has proven adversity can be conquered by reaching higher and working harder to define what is humanly possible, regardless of the path one chooses to follow their dreams. In Misty’s own words, “Finding your power doesn’t have to be scary. Instead, it makes you feel in control, strong, and proud.” Through the stunning black-and-white photography of Richard Corman and Misty’s own words, her inspiring message of hope, strength, and focus speaks to young girls and women. In the introduction, Cindy Bradley, Misty’s ballet teacher who discovered and encouraged Misty to develop her talent and follow her heart, gives context to the obstacles and challenges that helped Misty find her power and achieve success.“Misty Copeland is the embodiment of the American dream.” –Bill Whitaker, 60 Minutes
July 1, 2015 | Paperback |
$12.99

DIAGHILEV AND THE GOLDEN AGE OF THE BALLETS RUSSES 1909-1929

While the early 20th century was rich with creative energy, no one brought theater and dance to the forefront of culture quite like Sergei Diaghilev did with his extraordinary Ballets Russes. From 1909 to 1929, the Ballets Russes attracted the involvement of major artists, composers, and designers.
October 1, 2010 | Hardcover |
$55.00

AILEY ASCENDING: POETRY IN MOTION

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, this dazzling book includes both original black and white and full-color photographs by Andrew Eccles. This acclaimed photographer has been documenting the company for the past twelve years, and his breathtakingly beautiful images capture the dancers in performance, behind-the-scenes, and in stunning portraits.
October 1, 2008 | Hardcover |
$40.00

APOLLO'S ANGELS: A HISTORY OF BALLET

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November 1, 2011 | Paperback |
$22.00

NUREYEV: THE LIFE

Rudolf Nureyev, one of the most iconic dancers of the twentieth century, had it all: beauty, genius, charm, passion, and sex appeal. No other dancer of our time has generated the same excitement, for both men and women, on or off the stage.
November 1, 2008 | Paperback |
$22.00

DANCING THROUGH IT: MY JOURNEY IN THE BALLET

“A glimpse into the fragile psyche of a dancer.” —The Washington PostJenifer Ringer, a principal dancer with the New York City Ballet, was thrust into the headlines after her weight was commented on by a New York Times critic, and her response ignited a public dialogue about dance and weight.
February 1, 2015 | Paperback |
$18.00

ASTAIRES: FRED AND ADELE

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June 1, 2014 | Paperback |
$19.95

BALANCHINE AND THE LOST MUSE: REVOLUTION AND THE MAKING OF A CHOREOGRAPHER

Here is the first dual biography of the early lives of two key figures in Russian ballet: famed choreographer George Balanchine and his close childhood friend, the extraordinary ballerina Liidia (Lidochka) Ivanova.
July 1, 2015 | Paperback |
$26.95

BALLET

After four years of collaboration with choreographer Peter Martins and the New York City Ballet, Swiss portrait photographer Henry Leutwyler was granted unprecedented backstage access to the Company during the winter of 2012. The resulting book, Ballet, reflects 30 years of his passion for the art form, realized in 30 days of photographing.
July 1, 2015 | Hardcover |
$85.00

IRINA BARONOVA AND THE BALLETS RUSSES DE MONTE CARLO

In the 1930s and '40s, the Ballets Russes de Monte Carlo toured the United States and the world, introducing many to ballet as an art form, while spreading the enduring image of the ballerina as an embodiment of feminine grace and sophistication.
October 1, 2014 | Hardcover |
$55.00

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