Dance, Ballet

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DANCE IN AMERICA: A READER'S ANTHOLOGY: A LIBRARY OF AMERICA SPECIAL PUBLICATION

From ballet and Balanchine to tap and swing, a treasury of unforgettable writing about the beauty and magic of American dance. From the beginning, American dance has been an exciting fusion of many disparate influences, with European traditions of ballet and social dancing encountering Native American rituals and African American improvisations to create something new and extraordinary.
November 20, 2018 | Hardcover | Library of America | 677 Pages |
$40.00
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BORN TO DANCE: CELEBRATING THE WONDER OF CHILDHOOD

Written by Matter, Jordan
A New York Times bestseller!
October 16, 2018 | Hardcover | Workman Publishing | 256 Pages |
$30.00
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BORN TO DANCE: CELEBRATING THE WONDER OF CHILDHOOD

Written by Matter, Jordan
A New York Times bestseller!
October 16, 2018 | Paperback | Workman Publishing | 256 Pages |
$17.95
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AND THEN WE DANCED: A VOYAGE INTO THE GROOVE

Written by Alford, Henry
Equal parts memoir and cultural history, from acclaimed comic stylist and professional hobbyist Henry Alford comes a hilarious journey through the world of dance that will inform, entertain and leave readers tapping their toes. When Henry Alford wrote about his experience with a Zumba class for The New York Times, little did he realize that it was the start of something much bigger.
June 12, 2018 | Hardcover | Simon & Schuster | 256 Pages |
$26.00
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BIG DEAL: BOB FOSSE AND DANCE IN THE AMERICAN MUSICAL

Written by Winkler, Kevin
Bob Fosse (1927-1987) is recognized as one of the most significant figures in post-World War II American musical theater. With his first Broadway musical, The Pajama Game in 1954, the "Fosse style" was already fully developed, with its trademark hunched shoulders, turned-in stance, and stuttering, staccato jazz movements.
March 8, 2018 | Hardcover | Oxford University Press, USA | 368 Pages |
$29.95
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ISADORA DUNCAN'S NECK: DARK, STRANGE, AND FASCINATING TALES FROM THE WORLD OF DANCE

Written by Keyes, Abigail
Attend a grand ball of the bizarre and never look at dance the same way again! Weird Dance processes through the odd, grim, and unintentionally humorous history of dance, uncovering strange stories and weird facts. These dark tales of murder, rivalry, insanity, and more reveal all sorts of grim goings-on, proving that--for dancers--life was not just one grand plié.
November 6, 2018 | Hardcover | Skyhorse Publishing | 304 Pages |
$21.99
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CELESTIAL BODIES: HOW TO LOOK AT BALLET

Written by Jacobs, Laura
A distinguished dance critic offers an enchanting introduction to the art of ballet As much as we may enjoy Swan Lake or The Nutcracker, for many of us ballet is a foreign language. It communicates through movement, not words, and its history lies almost entirely abroad--in Russia, Italy, and France.
May 8, 2018 | Hardcover | Basic Books | 272 Pages |
$27.00
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BODY OF WORK: DANCING TO THE EDGE AND BACK

Written by Hallberg, David
David Hallberg, the first American to join the famed Bolshoi Ballet as a principal dancer and the dazzling artist The New Yorker described as "the most exciting male dancer in the western world," presents a look at his artistic life--up to the moment he returns to the stage after a devastating injury that almost cost him his career. Beginning with his real-life Billy Elliot child
November 7, 2017 | Hardcover | Atria Books | 432 Pages |
$28.00
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NATIONAL MUSEUM OF DANCE AND HALL OF FAME: CELEBRATING 30 YEARS

Written by Kolosek, Lisa Schlansker
The only museum in the United States dedicated entirely to the art form of dance, the National Museum of Dance and Hall of Fame opened in June 1987, after a short preview season the summer before. This unique and special place celebrates its thirtieth anniversary in 2017.
August 15, 2017 | Hardcover | Excelsior Editions/State University of New York Press | 288 Pages |
$44.95
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SUNDAY. PIERRE DROULERS CHOREOGRAPHER

Written by Droulers, Pierre
This book celebrates 40 years of work by Pierre Droulers (b. 1951), a pioneer of contemporary dance and choreographer of more than 30 works. A key figure in France and Belgium since the 1970s, Droulers was one of the first students to graduate from the Mundra School.
September 19, 2017 | Paperback | Mercatorfonds | 432 Pages |
$35.00

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