“Captivating…equal parts memoir and cultural history, Henry Alford seamlessly interweaves heartwarming and hilarious anecdotes about his deep dive into all things dance” (Misty Copeland, The New York Times Book Review).
The teachings of the Russian spiritual visionary G.I. Gurdjieff ( 1866-1949) are still being studied by an ever-growing number of people worldwide.
WINNER: 2017 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize"Maybe this is the year, this is the moment, this is the dance where your lives will start "
A fascinating exploration of our reality through the eyes of a physicist and a dancer—and an engaging introduction to both disciplines
From stepping out of our beds each morning to admiring the stars at night, we live in a world of motion, energy, space, and time. How do we understand the phenomena that shape our experience?$19.95ISBN: 9781623172169Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: North Atlantic Books - August 28th, 2018
An illustrated guide to anatomy and biomechanics for aerialists who want to optimize their performance and train safely
Specifically designed for aerialists—including those who do trapeze, silks, and other aerial arts— Applied Anatomy of Aerial Arts is an invaluable resource for those who want to optimize their performance and train safely.
$16.99ISBN: 9781476737997Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Touchstone - December 16th, 2014
Determination meets dance in this memoir by the history-making ballerina.
In this instant New York Times bestseller, Misty Copeland makes history, telling the story of her journey to become the first African-American principal ballerina at the prestigious American Ballet Theatre.$50.00ISBN: 9780316318587Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Black Dog & Leventhal - October 25th, 2016
A stunning celebration of movement and dance in hundreds of breathtaking photographs by the creative team behind NYC Dance Project.$29.95ISBN: 9780822331988Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Duke University Press - February 2nd, 2004
Opening with David Mancuso's seminal "Love Saves the Day" Valentine's party, Tim Lawrence tells the definitive story of American dance music culture in the 1970s--from its subterranean roots in NoHo and Hell's Kitchen to its gaudy blossoming in midtown Manhattan to its wildfire transmission through America's suburbs and urban hotspots such as Chicago, Boston, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Newark, an$17.95ISBN: 9780761171706Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Workman Publishing Company - October 23rd, 2012The mystery of the body in motion. The surprise of seeing what seems impossible. And the pure, joyful optimism of it all. Dancers Among Us presents one thrilling photograph after another of dancers leaping, spinning, lifting, kicking—but in the midst of daily life: on the beach, at a construction site, in a library, a restaurant, a park.$15.99ISBN: 9780306800948Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Da Capo Press - March 22nd, 1979
Comprehensive yet conveniently sized for pocket or purse, A Dictionary of Ballet Terms will be a welcome companion at performances--whether in the orchestra or up in "seventh heaven"--and in every other situation involving the exquisite art of ballet.$39.95ISBN: 9780813169347Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: University Press of Kentucky - April 11th, 2017
He sang and danced in the rain, proclaimed New York to be a wonderful town, and convinced a group of Parisian children that they had rhythm. One of the most influential and respected entertainers of Hollywood's golden age, Gene Kelly revolutionized film musicals with his innovative and timeless choreography.