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Theatrical Dancing

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  • Nijinskyby Lucy Moore

    Profile Books 2013; US$ 7.99

    'He achieves the miraculous,' the sculptor Auguste Rodin wrote of dancer Vaslav Nijinsky. 'He embodies all the beauty of classical frescoes and statues'. Like so many since, Rodin recognised that in Nijinsky classical ballet had one of the greatest and most original artists of the twentieth century, in any genre. Immersed in the world... more...

  • Urheberrecht von Choreografenby Maja Murza

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 119.00

    Although dance is one of the world's oldest art forms, choreography was first included in the laws of Germany, France and the USA as a separate category of copyrightable works during the course of the 20th century. This work places special emphasis on the following questions: which concepts can be protected as a work of choreography and how is the... more...

  • Anna Halprinby Libby Worth; Helen Poynor

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 35.95

    This guidebook traces the life's work of radical dance-maker Anna Halprin, documenting her early career as a modern dancer in the 1940s through to the development of her groundbreaking approach to dance as an accessible and life-enhancing art form. Tracing the evolution of the San Francisco Dancers' Workshop, it explores Halprin's connections with... more...

  • Merce Cunningham and the Modernizing of Modern Danceby Roger Copeland

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 45.95

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Both Sides of the Mirrorby Anna Paskevska

    Princeton Book Company 2004; US$ 14.95

    Both Sides of the Mirror starts with the premise that skeletal equilibrium promotes harmonious musculature, which in turn makes harmonious movement possible. Early training establishes neuromuscular patterns that form the foundation of later technique. If the training is sound, the young student may become a graceful dancer who is challenged to... more...

  • The Lure of Perfectionby Judith Bennahum

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 42.95

    THE LURE OF PERFECTION: FASHION AND BALLET, 1780-1830 offers a unique look at how ballet influenced contemporary fashion and women's body image, and how street fashions in turn were reflected by the costumes worn by ballet dancers. Through years of research, the author has traced the interplay between fashion, social trends, and the development of... more...

  • Dance with Demonsby Greg Lawrence

    Penguin Group US 2001; US$ 17.00

    More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA more...

  • Time Stepsby Donna McKechnie; Greg Lawrence

    Simon & Schuster 2006; US$ 19.99

    A poignant and revealing memoir from a legendary entertainer. Donna McKechnie began her love affair with dance as a child in Detroit. At fifteen, she ran away from home to join a touring dance troupe, and in 1961, she was cast in the Broadway smash hit How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying . She soon won acclaim as Michael Bennett's... more...

  • Judson Dance Theatreby Ramsay Burt

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 42.95

    "The Judson Dance Theatre "explores the work and legacy of one of the most influential of all dance companies, which first performed at the Judson Memorial Church in downtown Manhattan in the early 1960s. There, a group of choreographers and dancers--including future well-known artists Twyla Tharp, Carolee Schneemann, Robert Morris, Trisha Brown, Yvonne... more...

  • Hijikata Tatsumi and Ohno Kazuoby Sondra Fraleigh; Tamah Nakamura

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 35.95

    This compact, well-illustrated and clearly written book unravels the contribution of two of modern theatre?s most charismatic innovators. Hijikata Tatsumi and Ohno Kazuo is the first book to combine: an account of the founding of Japanese butoh through the partnership of Hijikata and Ohno, extending to the larger story of butoh's international... more...