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Dance We Do: A Poet Explores Black Dance Cover Image
By Ntozake Shange, Alexis Pauline Gumbs (Foreword by), Reneé L. Charlow (Afterword by)
ISBN: 9780807091876
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Published: Beacon Press - October 13th, 2020

In her first posthumous work, the revered poet crafts a personal history of Black dance and captures the careers of legendary dancers along with her own rhythmic beginnings.

Trisha Brown: Choreographing Life Cover Image
By Trisha Brown (Artist), André Mesquita (Editor), Adriana Banana (Text by (Art/Photo Books))
ISBN: 9788531000836
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Published: Masp - October 27th, 2020

A comprehensive tribute to one of the central figures of postmodern dance in America

Revisions: Essays by Apollo Musagète, Yvonne Rainer, and Others Cover Image
By Yvonne Rainer, Gregg Bordowitz (Introduction by), Anna Staniczenko (Contributions by)
ISBN: 9781949484052
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Published: no place press - August 25th, 2020

The final iteration of Rainer's dance rant A Truncated History of the Universe for Dummies, accompanied by texts offering a real-time account of Rainer's creative process.

Choreographer and filmmaker Yvonne Rainer has long investigated the ways in which movement can be a political act in and of itself—on the stage, on the screen, or at the lectern.

Liquor Store Theatre Cover Image
ISBN: 9781478011125
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Published: Duke University Press - November 20th, 2020

For six years Maya Stovall staged Liquor Store Theatre, a conceptual art and anthropology video project---included in the Whitney Biennial in 2017---in which she danced near the liquor stores in her Detroit neighborhood as a way to start conversations with her neighbors.

The Lucid Body: A Guide for the Physical Actor Cover Image
By Fay Simpson, Eleanor Rose Boynton (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781621537243
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Published: Allworth - August 18th, 2020

“From Fay’s methodology, I learned to use my intuition and lived experiences in myriad new ways.” —Winston Duke, actor, Black Panther, Avengers, Us, and Nine Days

Engaging Mind and Body to Develop the Complete Physical Nature of Characters
Actors are shape-shifters, requiring the tools to wade into unfamiliar w

Arthur Elgort: Ballet Cover Image
By Arthur Elgort (Photographer)
ISBN: 9783958291911
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Published: Steidl - August 11th, 2020

Following his career-spanning monograph The Big Picture, Arthur Elgort pays homage to his first love and eternal muse in this new collection of photographs. Through Elgort's lens we encounter ballet not onstage but behind the scenes where the hard work is done.

Finding Rhythm: An International Dance Journey Cover Image
ISBN: 9781948062725
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Published: Apollo Publishers - March 16th, 2021

One woman embarked on a dance journey around the world, finding out how each dance tells a story of its country and learning how beautiful life can be when you take the lead.

Michael Clark: Cosmic Dancer Cover Image
ISBN: 9783791359847
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Published: Prestel - November 10th, 2020

Explore the groundbreaking performances and creative collaborations of iconic Scottish dancer and choreographer Michael Clark.

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