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Theatrical Dancing

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  • The Pina Bausch Sourcebookby Royd Climenhaga

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 47.95

    Pina Bausch?s work has had tremendous impact across the spectrum of late twentieth-century performance practice. It helped to redefine the possibilities of what both dance and theater can be. This edited collection presents a compendium of source material combined with contextual essays that serve as a base for the study of Pina Bausch's performance... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Dance with Demonsby Greg Lawrence

    Penguin Publishing Group 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...

  • Anna Halprinby Janice Ross

    University of California Press 2007; US$ 29.95

    Anna Halprin pioneered what became known as "postmodern dance," creating work that was key to unlocking the door to experimentation in theater, music, Happenings, and performance art. This first comprehensive biography examines Halprin?s fascinating life in the context of American culture?in particular popular culture and the West Coast as a center... more...

  • A Queer History of the Balletby Peter Stoneley

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 39.95

    Designed for students, scholars and general readers with an interest in dance and queer history, A Queer History of the Ballet focuses on how, as makers and as audiences, queer men and women have helped to develop many of the texts, images, and legends of ballet. Presenting a series of historical case studies, the book explores the ways in... more...

  • Getting Started in Balletby Anna Paskevska

    Oxford University Press, USA 1997; US$ 34.99

    Many children dream of being a ballerina. Chin raised with purpose, arms high above head, they twirl clumsily around the living room and leap tirelessly in the air. Sooner or later they're bound to say, "I want to dance." Now what do you do? How do you know if the time is right? Where's the best place to start? In Getting Started... more...

  • Decentring Dancing Textsby Janet Lansdale

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 105.00

    Eleven authors analyse recent dance practices in the theatre, in club culture and on film, addressing dance in interdisciplinary relationship with music, painting and play texts. This text attempts to fill a gap with an up-to-date account of exciting and challenging new work, illuminated by fascinating new theoretical frameworks. more...