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  • 'Let's Go On': Pacific Northwest Ballet at 25

    By Wayne Johnson

    Our Price: $12.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780935503203
    • Publisher: Documentary Book Publishers
    • Published: October 1997
    Photos and text interviews, anecdotes, and narrative document the 25-year history of the Seattle ballet company now considered one of America's best. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
  • 'Nutcracker' Nation: How an Old World Ballet Became a Christmas Tradition in the New World

    By Jennifer Fisher

    Our Price: $8.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780300105995
    • Publisher: Yale University Press
    • Published: October 2004
  • 'Your Isadora': The Love Story of Isadora Duncan and Gordon Craig

    By Francis Steegmuller

    Our Price: $12.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780394486987
    • Publisher: Random House & The New York Public Library
    • Published: April 1974
    Told through letters and diaries never before published.
  • (Syn)Aesthetics

    By Josephine Machon

    Our Price: $54.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780230336902
    • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
    • Published: November 2011
  • 100 Lessons in Classical Ballet: The Eight-Year Program of Leningrad's Vaganova Choreographic School

    By Vera S. Kostrovitskaia

    Our Price: $24.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780879100681
    • Publisher: Limelight Editions
    • Published: June 1987
    Outlines an eight-year curriculum of dance exercises and lessons developed by the Russian ballet teacher responsible for the training of Nureyev, Baryshnikov and others
  • 101 More Dance Games for Children

    By Paul Rooyackers

    Our Price: $19.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780897933841
    • Publisher: Pgw
    • Published: March 2003
    This book is filled with dance games that the whole classroom or family can play and learn from. These noncompetitive games reward children for their involvement, encourage them to use their imagination, and show them how to express how they feel without using words. Black-and-white illustrations add to these simple games that release a child’s spontaneity and self-expression.
  • 101 More Dance Games for Children

    By Paul Rooyackers

    Our Price: $14.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780897933834
    • Publisher: Pgw
    • Published: February 2003
    This book is filled with dance games that the whole classroom or family can play and learn from. These noncompetitive games reward children for their involvement, encourage them to use their imagination, and show them how to express how they feel without using words. Black-and-white illustrations add to these simple games that release a child’s spontaneity and self-expression.
  • 101 Stories of the Great Ballets: The scene-by-scene stories of the most popular ballets, old and new

    By George Balanchine

    Our Price: $20.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780385033985
    • Publisher: Anchor
    • Published: 1989
    Scen-by-scene stories of 101 popular ballets - a choice selection of both classical and contemporary ballets as performed by the world's leading ballet companies. More than half the selections have been created only recently and appear here in book form for the first time. The balance are standard classic works, which form the core of the repertoire. Index. 541p.
  • 39 Microlectures

    By Matthew Goulish

    Our Price: $150.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780415213929
    • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
    • Published: October 2000
  • Action Theater: The Improvisation of Presence

    By Ruth Zaporah

    Our Price: $29.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781556431869
    • Publisher: North Atlantic Books
    • Published: June 1995
    Each chapter of this book presents a single day of the twenty-day training which Ruth Zaporah developed into Action Theater, her investigation into the life-reflecting process of improvisation. This book shows through exercises, stories, anecdotes, and metaphors how to focus attention on the body's awareness of the present moment, moving away from preconceived ideas. Improvisations move through fear, boredom, laziness, and distraction to a sustained awareness of creative options.
  • Acts of Light: Martha Graham In the 21st Century

    By John Deane

    Our Price: $19.95
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780813029924
    • Publisher: University Press of Florida
    • Published: November 2006
    The breathtaking images in this book are the result of John Deane's unprecedented access as a promotional photographer for the Martha Graham Dance Company. The first book to comprehensively survey Graham's dances in full color digital photography, it also features personal interviews with this new generation of Graham interpreters, who reflect on their own lives, the meaning each dance has for them personally,, & the Graham technique in frank & touching style. Dancers reveal how they approach now-classic works & personalize their interpretations, coming to them with a new sensibility & unique life experiences.
  • Advanced Ballroom Dancing - The Revised Theory and Technique

    By Carl Bryant

    Our Price: $32.99
    • ISBN-13: 9781445511399
    • Publisher: Young Press
  • Advanced Principles in Teaching Classical Ballet

    By John White

    Our Price: $29.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780813032979
    • Publisher: University Press of Florida
    • Published: March 2009
  • Advice for Dancers: Emotional Counsel and Practical Strategies

    By Linda H. Hamilton

    Our Price: $22.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780787964061
    • Publisher: Jossey-Bass
    • Published: December 2002
    Dancers experience pain, joy, frustration, rapture, failure, applause, and are above the worldly concerns of food, money, and financial security. They live only to dance.Or do they?The reality is dancers of all ages, types, and skill levels often experience incredible physical and psychological stress and have traditionally bore their pain in stoic silence.In this much needed new book, Dance Magazine's Linda Hamilton offers dancers the same type of advice and understanding they have come to trust from her popular monthly column. Psychologist Hamilton--a former dancer with New York City Ballet under the legAndary George Balanchine--offers a complete resource for coping with the day to day pressures of being a dancer. Page after page is filled with the insight that can only come from a person who has been intimately involved in the world of dance.Hamilton outlines strategies for dancers for dealing with a variety of common physical and psychological issues and shows how to be true to your passion and bring back the joy in dancing. The book is filled with answers to dancer's most often asked questions and offers practical methods for dealing with such difficult problems as eating disorders, substance abuse, ruthless competition, and performance anxiety. Advice for Dancers will teach you how to:* Achieve you physical potential and select the dance technique that's right for you* Find out which teaching practices you can trust and why* Learn how to reach your optimal weight without compromising your energy, health, and career* Develop healthy relationships both inside and outside the dance studio* Use a variety of resources to get work, roles, and promotions* Perform technical feats in front of an audience even when you are frightenedAdvice for Dancers is a result of Hamiltion's extensive research and years clinical work with dancers and includes information for a survey of more that 1,000 dancers from across the country.
  • Aerial Dance

    By Jayne C. Bernasconi

    Our Price: $42.95
    • Format: Oversize Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780736073967
    • Publisher: Human Kinetics
    • Published: June 2008
    Aerial Dance is the first book to showcase this newest dance genre. The book traces the historical roots of this latest art form, which is rapidly gaining in popularity. It also defines its place in the lineage of modern dance and addresses aesthetics, philosophical approaches, and safety issues.

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