In this memoir of a roller-coaster career on the New York stage, former actor and dancer Bettijane Sills offers a highly personal look at the art and practice of George Balanchine, one of ballet's greatest choreographers, and the inner workings of his world-renowned company during its golden years.
This DK visual guide to ballet history goes beyond other ballet books, with beautiful photography that captures famous dancers and key stories.
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“In Jordan Matter’s photos, dancers make all the world their stage.” —New York Times
From Jordan Matter, YouTube star and New York Times–bestselling author of Dancers Among Us, a celebration of what it means to be young and full of possibility, featuring gorgeous phot$22.95ISBN: 9781590519585Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Other Press - November 20th, 2018
This absorbing, heartfelt work uncovers the story of the real dancer behind Degas’s now-iconic sculpture, and the struggles of late nineteenth-century Parisian life.
$7.95ISBN: 9780486218434Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Dover Publications -
"Miss Grant has made more information available in one book than we have ever had before. Teacher's organizations would do well to consider the use of Miss Grant's Technical Manual as an official textbook." -- Dance Magazine$24.95ISBN: 9781942884385Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: John Cage Trust - August 20th, 2019
Cage's passionate, distraught and affectionate letters to Cunningham provide a vivid portrait of the start of their life together$25.95ISBN: 9781592135646Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Temple University Press - September 1st, 2008
In the early days of swing dancing, Frankie Manning stood out for his moves and his innovative routines. This is his autobiography, recalling how his first years of dancing as a teenager at Harlem's Savoy Ballroom led to his becoming chief choreographer and a lead dancer for 'Whitey's Lindy Hoppers'.$39.95ISBN: 9780813009452Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: University Press of Florida - December 1st, 1989
"Classical Ballet Technique is an invaluable guide for students, teachers, and ballet lovers. It not only covers the broad spectrum of ballet vocabulary but also gives sound, practical advice to aspiring dancers. The clarity of the writing, in a field notorious for its opaqueness, is in itself a major achievement."--Merrill Ashley, Principal Dancer, New York City Ballet$38.00ISBN: 9780807167564Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: LSU Press - September 13th, 2017
Mardi Gras festivities don't end after the parades roll through the streets; rather, a large part of the celebration continues unseen by the general public. Retreating to theaters, convention centers, and banquet halls, krewes spend the post-parade evening at lavish balls, where members cultivate a sense of fraternity and reinforce the organization's shared values through pageantry and dance.$24.99ISBN: 9780879100681Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Limelight - July 1st, 2004
The complete 8-year curriculum of Leningrad's famed Vaganova Choreographic School, which trained Nureyev, Baryshnikov, and Makarova, including over 100 photographs. A volume which no teacher, scholar, or student of the dance can afford to miss. "A serious, indeed indispensable, textbook." -Clive Barnes.$9.95ISBN: 9780486220369Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Dover Publications -
Although the stars of Russian ballet Anna Pavlova and Tamara Karsavina possessed a national manner of dancing, there was no truly Russian school of dancing until the 1930s. The development of this school was largely due to Mme. Vaganova (1879-1951), not only a great dancer but also the teacher of Galina Ulanova and many others and an unsurpassed theoretician.$29.95ISBN: 9780819574053Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Wesleyan University Press - January 30th, 2014
The Place of Dance is written for the general reader as well as for dancers. It reminds us that dancing is our nature, available to all as well as refined for the stage. Andrea Olsen is an internationally known choreographer and educator who combines the science of body with creative practice.