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Theatrical Dancing

  • Footnotesby Elena Alexander; Jill Johnston; Douglas Dunn; Marjorie Gamso; Ishmael Houston-Jones; Kenneth King; Yvonne Meier; Sarah Skaggs

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 36.95

    First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Choreography Observedby Jack Anderson

    University of Iowa Press 1997; US$ 35.00

    For over twenty years Jack Anderson has been writing about dance performances. His essays and reviews have appeared in daily newspapers, specialist monthlies, and critical quarterlies. For the last ten years he has been a dance critic for the New York Times. In Choreography Observed, Jack Anderson has selected writings that focus most directly... more...

  • Art without Boundariesby Jack Anderson

    University of Iowa Press 1753; US$ 34.95

    Out of his long history as dance critic for the New York Times, Jack Anderson gives us this important, comprehensive history of one of the liveliest and most unpredictable of the arts. Treating modern dance as a self-renewing art, Anderson follows its changes over the decades and discusses the visionary choreographers who have devised new modes... more...

  • Modern Danceby Janet Anderson

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 42.00

    Modern dance was a movement that began at the turn of the 20th century when American dancers Loie Fuller, Isadora Duncan, and Ruth St. Denis broke from formal dance traditions with their own personal vision of movement. Soon, their visions evolved through Martha Graham, Doris Humphrey, and Charles Weidman, who would all go on to teach their methods... more...

  • Meeting Places: Locating Desert Consciousness in Performanceby Mary Elizabeth Anderson

    Editions Rodopi 2014; US$ 42.00

    Over the period 1999-2005, choreographer and dancer Tess de Quincey and a team of international artists conducted a series of art-laboratories and performances in and around the Central Desert town of Alice Springs. These art-labs culminated in the 2005 performance of Dictionary of Atmospheres, staged during the Alice Desert Festival. Drawing upon... more...

  • Class Actby Cholly Atkins; Jacqui Malone

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 27.99

    Cholly Atkins's career has spanned an extraordinary era of American dance. He began performing during Prohibition and continued his apprenticeship in vaudeville, in nightclubs, and in the army during World War II. With his partner, Honi Coles, Cholly toured the country, performing with such jazz masters as Louis Armstrong, Cab Calloway, and Count... more...

  • Hijikata Tatsumi and Butohby Bruce Baird

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 105.00

    Presents the performance art 'butoh' as an evolving artistic bodily response to the Japanese society of the 1960s-1980s - a society characterized by conflict and proliferating information. more...

  • Terpsichore in Sneakersby Sally Banes

    Wesleyan University Press 2011; US$ 19.99

    A dance critic?s essays on post-modern dance. 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...

  • The Fernando Alonso Quiz Bookby Hannah Blamires

    Andrews UK 2013; US$ 3.99

    Are you a fan of motor racing? Do you follow all the twists and turns of the grand prix circuit? If so, you will undoubtedly be familiar with Formula 1 driver, Fernando Alonso, the 2005/6 world champion. But how much do you know about Fernando’s life on and off the circuit? Where and when was ‘El Nano’ born? How did he first get into... more...