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Theatrical Dancing

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  • Modern Dance Techniques and Teachingby Gertrude Shurr; Rachael Dunaven Yocom

    Princeton Book Company 2004; US$ 11.95

    Modern Dance Techniques and Teaching is truly one of a kind: it is the only book to be published documenting Martha Graham's movement philosophy, as recorded by two of Graham's original followers. The purpose of the book, according to its authors, is "to analyze, illustrate and organize for teaching purposes some of the vocabulary (techniques) of... more...

  • The Dance in Theoryby John Martin

    Princeton Book Company 2004; US$ 9.95

    Although originally published in 1965, this edition of The Dance in Theory was republished in 1989 as the same text with a new introduction by Jack Anderson. The Dance in Theory reprints the first third of John Martin's seminal 1939 book, Introduction to the Dance . It presents Martin's analysis of the theoretical underpinnings of modern dance,... more...

  • The Borzoi Book of Modern Danceby Margaret Lloyd

    Princeton Book Company 2004; US$ 14.95

    What is "modern dance" and how does it differ from ballet and other forms of theatrical dancing-who made it what it is? These questions and their answers are the subjects around which Margaret Lloyd has written a unique and endlessly entertaining book. Originally published in 1949, The Borzoi Book of Modern Dance captures the beginnings of modern... more...

  • The Dance Theatre of Kurt Joossby Suzanne Walther

    Taylor and Francis 1997; US$ 51.95

    First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Speaking of Danceby Joyce Morgenroth

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 33.95

    Morgenroth delves into the choreographic processes of some of America's most engaging and revolutionary dancemakers to show how the ideas, craft, and passion that go into their work have led choreographers to disrupt known forms and expectations. more...

  • Ballet Beyond Traditionby Anna Paskevska

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 37.95

    Ballet Beyond Tradition reconciles age-old conflicts to bring a new awareness to ballet teachers of the importance of a holistic training regimen that draws on the best that modern dance and movement-studies offers. more...

  • Exhausting Danceby Andre Lepecki

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 47.95

    Analyzing works by choreographers who have transformed the dance scene since the early 1990s, this is the only book in English to study recent European contemporary dance and how this new age of choreographers are exhausting the concept of movement. more...

  • Alien Bodiesby Ramsay Burt

    Taylor & Francis 1998; US$ 135.00

    Looks at dance in Germany, France, and the United States during the 1920s and the 1930s, including ballet, modern dance and dance in the cinema and Revue. Artists examined include Josephine Baker, Jean Cocteau, Valeska Gert, and George Balanchine. more...

  • Dancing Revelationsby Thomas F. DeFrantz

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 20.99

    Alvin Ailey (1931-1989) is arguably the most important black American choreographer in the short history of modern dance. This study presents an examination of Ailey's range of choreography, considers its cultural sources, theories of African American Performance, and the ways in which Ailey shaped African American participation in modern dance. more...

  • Reworking the Balletby Vida L. Midgelow

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 35.95

    Reworking the Ballet illuminates the choreographic praxis, the context and the politics of reworkings in the light of counter-canonical discourses as developed within feminism, queer theory and postcolonialism. more...