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  • Dance Education around the Worldby Charlotte Svendler Nielsen; Stephanie Burridge

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    Dance has the power to change the lives of young people. It is a force in shaping identity, affirming culture and exploring heritage in an increasingly borderless world.? Creative and empowering pedagogies are driving curriculum development worldwide where the movement of peoples and cultures generates new challenges and possibilities for dance education... more...

  • Why We Danceby Kimerer L. LaMothe

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 29.99

    Kimerer L. LaMothe is a dancer, philosopher, and scholar of religion who lives in upstate New York. She has taught at Brown University and Harvard University. She is the award-winning author of five books, including Nietzsche's Dancers and Between Dancing and Writing: The Practice of Religious Studies. more...

  • Mama, ich möchte tanzen! Der altersgerechte Einstieg in die Welt des Tanzes im Vor- und Grundschulalterby Dana Mai

    Diplomica Verlag 2015; US$ 32.93

    Als ehemaliger Tänzer und zukünftiger Tanzpädagoge liegt es dem Autoren besonders am Herzen, das Kind und seine vielfältigen tänzerischen Möglichkeiten im Vor- und Grundschulbereich unter verschiedenen Aspekten zu analysieren und in einer wissenschaftlichen Arbeit aufzuzeigen. Dazu liegen sowohl die körperliche wie auch geistige Entwicklung des Kindes,... more...

  • TANZ ? ein bewegtes und bewegendes Medium für die Schule: Kommunikation mit Tanz fördern und unterstützenby Doris Gillinger

    Diplomica Verlag 2015; US$ 28.22

    Erziehungsstile, Methoden der Wissensvermittlung und zu lehrende Inhalte sind einem ständigen Wandel ausgesetzt. Tanzstile sind gesellschaftlich geprägt und wirken auf die jeweilige Gesellschaft ein. Um Schule neu zu gestalten, bedarf es einer pädagogischen Haltung, die vertrauensvoll viel geistige und körperliche Bewegung zulässt. Provokativpädagogisch... more...

  • Dancing the Fairy Taleby Laura Katz Rizzo

    Temple University Press 2015; US$ 22.95

    In Dancing the Fairy Tale, Laura Katz Rizzo claims that The Sleeping Beauty is both a metaphor for ballet itself, and a powerful case study for examining ballet and its production and performance. Using Marius Petipa and Pyotr Tchaikovsky's classical dance--specifically as it was staged in Philadelphia over nearly 70 years--Katz Rizzo looks at the... more...

  • The Many Faces of Josephine Bakerby Peggy Caravantes

    Chicago Review Press 2015; US$ 15.99

    A complete biographical look at the complex life of a world-famous entertainer   With determination and audacity, Josephine Baker turned her comic and musical abilities into becoming a worldwide icon of the Jazz Age. The Many Faces of Josephine Baker: Dancer, Singer, Activist, Spy provides the first in-depth portrait of this remarkable woman... more...

  • Moving Toward Lifeby Anna Halprin; Rachel Kaplan

    Wesleyan University Press 2015; US$ 19.99

    The collected writings of one of the most influential luminaries of American dance. more...

  • Balletby Tim Lihoreau

    Elliott & Thompson 2015; US$ 8.47

    Ballet is defined by dance, but supporting the visual drama are some of the greatest musical treasures in the classical canon. This handy reference guide from Classic FM explores the world's most popular ballets, considering the great choreographers, dancers and, of course, composers who have created the most stunning performances of this incredible... more...

  • Dancing Tangoby Kathy Davis

    NYU Press 2015; US$ 22.95

    "Hopefully this wonderful and creative book will get many more people on to the dance floor.  And not just hopping about any old how in lonely (but usually crowded) isolation, but engaging in learning the rules of dancing with a partner.  No need to stand on your toes, or anyone else's; it is about extending the possibilities of what your mind and... more...

  • Don't Act, Just Danceby Catherine Gunther Kodat

    Rutgers University Press 2014; US$ 32.95

    At some point in their career, nearly all the dancers who worked with George Balanchine were told ?don?t act, dear; just dance.? The dancers understood this as a warning against melodramatic over-interpretation and an assurance that they had all the tools they needed to do justice to the steps?but its implication that to dance is already to act in... more...