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Social Dancing

  • High School Promby Ann Anderson

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 35.00

    Prom has been a fixture in the life of American teenagers for as long as high schools have existed. Both encapsulating and magnifying the drama of adolescence, proms have transformed from modest tea dances to costly extravaganzas supporting apparel and cosmetic makers, limousine services, hotels, magazine publishers, and hair salons. Focusing on social... more...

  • Dancing with Differenceby Linda Ashley

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 69.95

    As the global vicissitudes of migration unfold so does ethnic difference in the classroom, and this book offers a timely examination of teaching about culturally different dances. At a time when the world of dance is, on the one hand, seemingly becoming more like fusion cookery there is another faction promoting isolation and preservation of tradition.... more...

  • Dance on Screenby Sherril Dodds

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 45.00

    Dance on Screen is a comprehensive introduction to the rich diversity of screen dance genres. It provides a contextual overview of dance in the screen media and analyzes a selection of case studies from the popular dance imagery of music video and Hollywood, through to experimental art dance. The focus then turns to video dance, dance originally... more...

  • Dance With Meby Julia A. Ericksen

    NYU Press 2011; US$ 34.00

    Click here to listen to Julia Ericksen's interview about Dance with Me on Philadelphia NPR's "Radio Times" Rumba music starts and a floor full of dancers alternate clinging to one another and turning away. Rumba is an erotic dance, and the mood is hot and heavy; the women bend and hyperextend their legs as they twist and turn around their... more...

  • Volkseigene Körperby Jens Richard Giersdorf

    transcript 2014; US$ 37.84

    »Volkseigene Körper« ist die erste deutschsprachige Monografie zur Untersuchung der doktrinären und oppositionellen Choreographien in Ostdeutschland. Der frühere Tänzer und Dramaturg (Tanzbühne Leipzig) Jens Richard Giersdorf verbindet Archivrecherchen, critical theory, Interviews und persönliche Berichte mit tanzwissenschaftlichen Analysen unterschiedlicher... more...

  • Choreographie und Institutionby Yvonne Hardt; Martin Stern

    transcript 2014; US$ 34.60

    Zeitgenössischen Tanz und Prozesse der Institutionalisierung verbindet ein komplexes Zusammenspiel. Der Band widmet sich diesen Verknüpfungen und reflektiert u.a. Praktiken der Produktion und Organisation (Festivals und Veranstaltungsorte, Projektförderung und Kulturmanagement, ästhetische Bildung und Ausbildung) sowie Formen der Institutionalisierung... more...

  • The Wicked Waltz and Other Scandalous Dancesby Mark Knowles

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2009; US$ 39.95

    The waltz, perhaps the most beloved social dance of the 19th and early 20th centuries, once provoked outrage from religious leaders and other self-appointed arbiters of social morality. Decrying the corrupting influence of social dancing, they failed to suppress the popularity of the waltz or other dance crazes of the period, including the Charleston,... more...

  • Teaching Dance to Senior Adultsby Liz Lerman

    Charles C Thomas 1984; US$ 29.95

    Teaching Dance to Senior Adultsis based on a program of dance, exercise, and improvisation developed over an eight-year period under the auspices of the Dance Exchange, a nonprofit arts organization founded by Liz Lerman in 1976. The Dance Exchange is an association of dancers who believe that the skills, discipline, expression, and beauty of dance... more...

  • Dying Swans and Madmenby Adrienne McLean

    Rutgers University Press 2008; US$ 26.95

    From mid-twentieth-century films such as Grand Hotel, Waterloo Bridge, and The Red Shoes to recent box-office hits including Billy Elliot, Save the Last Dance, and The Company, ballet has found its way, time and again, onto the silver screen and into the hearts of many otherwise unlikely audiences. In Dying Swans and Madmen, Adrienne L. McLean... more...

  • Making Video Danceby Katrina McPherson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.95

    Since the advent of digital video technology, ?dance on camera? has become an increasingly popular, and important genre of dance. This is the first ever ?how-to? manual for choreographers, dancers and students who want to make dance films. Specifically written from a personal experience of a complete lack of printed material to help beginners... more...