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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00
"'Irmgard Bartenieff has a profound knowledge of the human body and how it moves. I am delighted that this will now be made available to many more people.'." -- George Balanchine of Director, New York City Ballet "'Irmgard Bartenieff's pioneering work in the multiple applications of Labananalysis has had a transforming influence on many areas of movement... more...
Bolshoi Confidential: Secrets of the Russian Ballet - From the Rule of the Tsars to the Age of PutinHarperCollins Publishers 2016; US$ 27.18
The story of the Bolshoi, showcasing the glamor, beauty, prestige, and cruelty of life in the spotlight ? and of Russia itself. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 90.00
Brazilian Bodies, and their Choreographies of Identification retraces the presence of a particular way of swaying the body that, in Brazil, is commonly known as ginga . Cristina Rosa its presence across distinct and specific realms: samba-de-roda (samba-in-a-circle) dances, capoeira angola games, and the repertoire of Grupo Corpo. more...
- Arcadia Books Limited 2011; US$ 3.99
This is about a Cuban boy, who roamed the streets barefoot when he should have been in school, stole fruit from neighbours' orchards, was always hungry and wanted nothing more than to be a football star, just like any other young boy. But it didn't work out that way. He achieved the fame and fortune that he always dreamed about, but in a very different... more...
- Meyer & Meyer 2012; US$ 13.35
Cheerleading is not just dance, acrobatics, speachsong and spectacle; it is above all a team sport requiring a lot of hard work. But anyone who has been touched by the SPIRIT finds it hard to give it up. This book explains what it's all about. Starting with warm-up and stretching, then moving onto jumps, cheers and chants and finally dance, this book... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00
Choreographic Dwellings explores performance practices that extend the remit of the choreographic. Covering walking practices, site-specific and nomadic performance that explore the movement potentials of everyday environments, parkour and art installation, it offers a reframing of the topologically kinaesthetic experience of the choreographic. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 59.95
"This is an urgently needed book ? as the question of choreographing behavior enters into realms outside of the aesthetic domains of theatrical dance, Susan Foster writes a thoroughly compelling argument." ? André Lepecki, New York University "May well prove to be one of Susan Foster?s most important works." ? Ramsay Burt, De Montford... more...
- HarperCollins 2015; US$ 15.99
From the vantage point of "real life" (as dancers say), Collusion tells the story of a young girl's initiation into the disciplined, exalting world of classical ballet and into a secret love relationship with F., the ballet master whom she adored. "Do you want to be a great dancer?" F. had asked her when she was twelve. She did. And so Collusion... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00
This is the first book to explore the relationship between experimental theatre and performance making in France. Reflecting the recent return to aesthetics and politics in French theory, it focuses on how a variety of theatre and performance practitioners use their art work to contest reality as it is currently configured in France. more...