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  • Every Little Movementby Ted Shawn

    Princeton Book Company 2016; US$ 9.99

    The book begins with a discussion of Frncois Delsarte as a scientist whodiscovered how the human body moves under the stimuli of emotions. It proceeds to the laws he developed as a result of his research and continues by discussing the application of the science of Delsarte to the art of the dance. Shawn then goes on to describe how Delsarte has influenced... more...

  • The Aging Body in Danceby Nanako Nakajima; Gabriele Brandstetter

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    What does it mean to be able to move? The Aging Body in Dance brings together leading scholars and artists from a range of backgrounds to investigate cultural ideas of movement and beauty, expressiveness and agility. Contributors focus on Euro-American and Japanese attitudes towards aging and performance, including studies of choreographers,... more...

  • Jasmin Vardimon's Dance Theatreby Libby Worth; Jasmin Vardimon

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    Jasmin Vardimon’s Dance Theatre offers an unusual, intimate insight into the devising and training processes of a choreographer in the midst of her practice. Libby Worth and Jasmin Vardimon take a collaborative approach to recording and exploring the working processes of Vardimon and her company, chronicling the development of specific productions... more...

  • What Moves You?by Charlotte Nichol; Lise Uytterhoeven

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    Every dissertation is individual and unique - particularly for dance students, who must combine a wide range of approaches into a tailor-made research methodology. What Moves You? fosters a creative approach to dissertations and final projects. By guiding the development of a personal study program, this volume encourages dance students to take... more...

  • Off the Groundby Francis Edward Sparshott

    Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 62.50 US$ 56.88

    What is dance, as seen from a philosopher's point of view? Why has dance played little part in traditional philosophies of the arts? And why do these philosophies of the arts take the form they do? The distinguished aesthetician Francis Sparshott subjects these questions to a thorough examination that takes into account all forms and aspects of dance,... more...

  • All His Jazzby Martin Gottfried

    Da Capo Press 2009; US$ 26.00

    Bob Fosse (19271987), the director and choreographer of Chicago and Sweet Charity , has never been more popular than he is right now. Here is the less-publicized side of his story-his surprising ascent from the world of sleazy Chicago strip joints to the glitter of Broadway. A legend's memory is preserved in this eloquent biography. more...

  • Dancing on the Canonby S. Dodds

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2011; US$ 27.57

    Employing a cultural theory approach, this book explores the relationship between popular dance and value. It traces the shifting value systems that underpin popular dance scholarship and considers how different dancing communities articulate complex expressions of judgment, significance and worth through their embodied practice. more...

  • Rethinking Dance Historyby Larraine Nicholas; Geraldine Morris

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    The need to ‘rethink’ and question the nature of dance history has not diminished since the first edition of Rethinking Dance History . This revised second edition addresses the needs of an ever-evolving field, with new contributions considering the role of digital media in dance practice; the expansion of performance philosophy; and the increasing... more...

  • Psychology for Dancersby Cathy Schofield; Lucy Start

    Taylor and Francis 2019; US$ 52.95


  • Creative Ballet Teachingby Cadence Whittier

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 150.00

    How do teachers create a classroom environment that promotes collaborative and inquiry-based approaches to learning ballet? How do teachers impart the stylistic qualities of ballet while also supporting each dancer’s artistic instincts and development of a personal style? How does ballet technique education develop the versatility and creativity needed... more...