Dance, Ballet

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BOLSHOI CONFIDENTIAL: SECRETS OF THE RUSSIAN BALLET FROM THE RULE OF THE TSARS TO TODAY

Written by Morrison, Simon
A critical triumph, Simon Morrison's "sweeping and authoritative" (Guardian) work, Bolshoi Confidential, details the Bolshoi Ballet's magnificent history from its earliest tumults to recent scandals. On January 17, 2013, a hooded assailant hurled acid into the face of the artistic director, making international headlines.
October 24, 2017 | PB | Liveright Publishing Corporation |
$21.95
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MULTIVERSE: ART, DANCE, DESIGN, TECHNOLOGY: THE EMERGENT CREATION

Written by Yudina, Anna
Featuring visionary creators from various fields, from art and contemporary dance to architecture and robotics, this lavishly illustrated book reports from the forefront of the cross-disciplinary synthesis that creates new forms of art. The project was initiated by Diana Vishneva, principal dancer for the American Ballet Theater in New York (2005-2017) and the Mariinsky Ballet in St.
February 6, 2018 | Hardcover | 5 Continents Editions | 256 Pages |
$65.00
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KATHERINE DUNHAM: DANCE AND THE AFRICAN DIASPORA

Written by Das, Joanna Dee
One of the most important dance artists of the twentieth century, dancer and choreographer Katherine Dunham (1909-2006) created works that thrilled audiences the world over. As an African American woman, she broke barriers of race and gender, most notably as the founder of an important dance company that toured the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and Australia for several decades.
June 20, 2017 | Hardcover | Oxford University Press, USA | 288 Pages |
$34.95
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LEAGUE OF EXOTIC DANCERS: LEGENDS FROM AMERICAN BURLESQUE

Written by Temperley, Matilda
Every year in downtown Las Vegas, often called "Old Vegas," The Burlesque Hall of Fame reunion brings together members of the League of Exotic Dancers, one of the earliest unions for women in exotic entertainment, to perform their half-century-old routines.
May 2, 2017 | Hardcover | Oxford University Press, USA | 328 Pages |
$39.95
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DANCERS AMONG US: A CELEBRATION OF JOY IN THE EVERYDAY

Written by Matter, Jordan
The mystery of the body in motion. The surprise of seeing what seems impossible. And the pure, joyful optimism of it all. Dancers Among Us presents one thrilling photograph after another of dancers leaping, spinning, lifting, kicking--but in the midst of daily life: on the beach, at a construction site, in a library, a restaurant, a park.
November 6, 2012 | Paperback | Workman Publishing | 240 Pages |
$17.95

BALLET FOR LIFE: EXERCISES AND INSPIRATION FROM THE WORLD OF BALLET BEAUTIFUL

Written by Bowers, Mary Helen
A chic and informative guide to the Ballet Beautiful method, featuring dance-inspired exercises, wellness tips, and lifestyle advice that help readers achieve ballerina confidence and self-esteem. After a career with the New York City Ballet, Mary Helen Bowers created Ballet Beautiful, a fitness and lifestyle program inspired by ballet's artistry and athleticism.
October 17, 2017 | Hardcover | Rizzoli International Publications | 192 Pages |
$39.95
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DANCERS AFTER DARK

Written by Matter, Jordan
This deluxe limited edition of Dancers After Dark includes a hardcover edition of the book with a signed bookplate, plus an art print, packaged in a slipcase.Dancers After Dark is an amazing celebration of the human body and the human spirit, as dancers, photographed nude and at night, strike poses of fearless beauty.
October 18, 2016 | Hardcover | Workman Publishing | 256 Pages |
$50.00
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DANCERS AFTER DARK

Written by Matter, Jordan
Dancers After Dark is an amazing celebration of the human body and the human spirit, as dancers, photographed nude and at night, strike poses of fearless beauty.
October 18, 2016 | Paperback | Workman Publishing | 256 Pages |
$19.95
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ART OF MOVEMENT

Written by Ory, Deborah
A stunning celebration of movement and dance in hundreds of breathtaking photographs by the creative team behind NYC Dance Project. The Art of Movement is an exquisite collection of photographs by well-known dance photographers Ken Browar and Deborah Ory that capture the movement, flow, energy, and grace of many of the most accomplished dancers in the world.
October 25, 2016 | Hardcover | Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers | 304 Pages |
$50.00
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BALLET LOVER'S COMPANION

Written by Anderson, Zoe
This engaging book is an up-to-date guide to 140 of the most brilliant ballets seen on the stage today--from Swan Lake to The Firebird and Polyphonia. A separate entry for each ballet provides a wealth of facts and insights, including tips on what to look for during a performance.
November 22, 2016 | Paperback | Yale University Press | 384 Pages |
$27.50

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