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Choreography and the Specific Image: Nineteen Essays and a Workbook
Choreography and the Specific Image: Nineteen Essays and a Workbook
by Daniel Nagrin
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Spiced with wit and strong opinions, the third installment in Daniel Nagrin’s trilogy explores the art of choreography through the life’s work of an important artist. This is the first book to approach choreography through content rather than... (read more)

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Dancing on the Earth: Women's Stories of Healing and Dance
Dancing on the Earth: Women's Stories of Healing and Dance
by Johanna Leseho
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The essays in this dynamic compilation are a testament to dance as a healing art. Widely interdisciplinary in nature and written by women dancers from around the world, they illustrate a rich array of dance practices, cultures, and disciplines and show... (read more)

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Ballet and Modern Dance (World of Art)
Ballet and Modern Dance (World of Art)
by Susan Au
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Anyone with an interest in dance has felt the need for a guide to the art's rich history and complex present state. Susan Au's lucid text covers the entire spectrum of dance, vividly describing the great performers and performances of the past as well as... (read more)

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Jazz Dance Class : Beginning Thru Advanced (92 Edition)
Jazz Dance Class : Beginning Thru Advanced (92 Edition)
by Gus Giordano
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A highly illustrated reference to all aspects of jazz, this book introduces exercises, anatomical information, and standard jazz dance terminology.... (read more)

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Dramatic Dance: An Actor's Approach to Dance as a Dramatic Art (Rada Guides)
Dramatic Dance: An Actor's Approach to Dance as a Dramatic Art (Rada Guides)
by Darren Royston
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Dance is part of the art of theatre, a part which connects to movement, to communication, to improvisation, and to performance. It cannot exist on its own in the context of dramatic performance, but works in conjunction with other elements to enable... (read more)

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Dancing Through Life: On the Monterey Peninsula and Beyond
Dancing Through Life: On the Monterey Peninsula and Beyond
by Dorothy Dean Stevens
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Internationally traveled and familiar with salons and personalities of the dance world, we find a stroll through the years as Dorothy Dean Stevens gives us glimpses of personal encounters with leading dancers of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries... (read more)

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Martha Graham: Gender & the Haunting of a Dance Pioneer
Martha Graham: Gender & the Haunting of a Dance Pioneer
by Victoria Thoms
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In her heyday, Martha Graham’s name was internationally recognized within the modern dance world, and though trends in choreography continue to change, her status in dance still inspires regard. In this, the first extended feminist look at this... (read more)

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Ballet and Modern Dance (World of Art)
Ballet and Modern Dance (World of Art)
by Susan Au
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Dance's extraordinary range extends from classical ballet and baroque court spectacles to avant-garde modern dance, tap, and ethnic dancing. This comprehensive history covers the entire spectrum, vividly describing the great performers and performances... (read more)

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Balinese Dance, Drama & Music: A Guide to the Performing Arts of Bali
Balinese Dance, Drama & Music: A Guide to the Performing Arts of Bali
by I Wayan Dibia
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Balinese Dance, Drama and Music is a lavishly illustrated introduction to the most commonly seen forms of traditional performing arts in Bali: gamelan music, dance, drama and puppetry. It presents the history and function of each performance genre, and... (read more)

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Writing in Motion
Writing in Motion
by Kenneth King
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A treasure trove of writings by America's only dancing philosopher.... (read more)

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Teaching Dancing with Ideokinetic Principles
Teaching Dancing with Ideokinetic Principles
by Drid Williams
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 In examining ideokinesis and its application to the teaching and practice of dancing, Drid Williams introduces readers to the work of Dr. Lulu Sweigard (1895–1974), a pioneer of ideokinetic principles. Drawing on her experiences during... (read more)

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Everynight Life : Culture and Dance in Latin/o America (97 Edition)
Everynight Life : Culture and Dance in Latin/o America (97 Edition)
by Celeste Fraser Delgado
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The function of dance in Latin/o American culture is the focus of the essays collected in Everynight Life. The contributors interpret how Latin/o culture expresses itself through dance, approaching the material from the varying perspectives of literary... (read more)

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The Dancers Foot Book
The Dancers Foot Book
by Terry L Spilken
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A complete guide to the common foot injuries of dancers in ballet, modern, jazz, and aerobic dance. Includes information for dance students, professionals, and teachers. Covers basic foot anatomy and has an alphabetical listing of injuries with... (read more)

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Fight Choreography: The Art of Non-Verbal Dialog
Fight Choreography: The Art of Non-Verbal Dialog
by John Kreng
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All of us have seen films in which the story and acting might be great, but the film suffers because the action and fight sequences are not convincing enough, are terribly shot or edited, or do not integrate seamlessly into the story, causing them to be... (read more)

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Every Man's Survival Guide to Ballroom Dancing: Ace Your Wedding Dance and Keep Cool on a Cruise, at a Formal, and in Dance Classes
Every Man's Survival Guide to Ballroom Dancing: Ace Your Wedding Dance and Keep Cool on a Cruise, at a Formal, and in Dance Classes
by James Joseph
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Learn how to satisfy a woman on the dance floor. Part guerrilla manual and part cotillion handbook, this book teaches the basic principles common to all music and dance, enabling you to walk onto any dance floor and perform an admirable dance, with any... (read more)

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Modern Dance Terminology (97 Edition)
Modern Dance Terminology (97 Edition)
by Paul Love
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Modern dance concepts, terms, principles, and movements are defined in the words of the great founders of modern dance.... (read more)

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Speaking of Dance
Speaking of Dance
by Joyce Morgenroth
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"Speaking of Dance: Twelve Contemporary Choreographers on Their Craft" juxtaposes the choreographic processes of some of America's most engaging -- and revolutionary -- choreographers. Based on personal interviews, the book's narratives reveal, among... (read more)

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Contemporary Theatre Studies #10: First We Take Manhattan: Four American Women and the New York School of Dance Criticism
Contemporary Theatre Studies #10: First We Take Manhattan: Four American Women and the New York School of Dance Criticism
by Diana Theodores
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Four American women: Marcia Siegel, Deborah Jowitt, Arlene Croce and Nancy Goldner are writers who became dance critics partly by design. By showing us extensive examples from their vivid writing about dance, Diana Theodores presents a detailed and... (read more)

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Hip-Hop Dancing Volume 4: Dancing with a Crew (Hip-Hop Dancing)
Hip-Hop Dancing Volume 4: Dancing with a Crew (Hip-Hop Dancing)
by Wendy Garofoli
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Do you love to dance and crave the spotlight? Have you always wanted to start your own hip-hop dance crew? Dancing with a Crew will teach you everything you need to know about holding auditions, choosing costumes, and inventing routines. With tips and... (read more)

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The Makers of Modern Dance in Germany: Rudolf Laban, Mary Wigman, Kurt Jooss
The Makers of Modern Dance in Germany: Rudolf Laban, Mary Wigman, Kurt Jooss
by Isa Partsch-Bergsohn
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The book weaves together the connections among these extraordinary artists, "The Makers of Modern Dance in Germany" contains interviews, personal recollections and translations from German publications.... (read more)

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