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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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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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Indian Modern Dance, Feminism and Transnationalism (New World Choreographies)
Indian Modern Dance, Feminism and Transnationalism (New World Choreographies)
by Prarthana Purkayastha
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Indian Modern Dance, Feminism and Transnationalism examines modern dance in India as it emerged simultaneously and in parallel with European and North American modernism in the twentieth century. Through rare archival photographs and interviews with... (read more)

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Fifty Ballet Masterworks: From the 16th to the 20th Century
Fifty Ballet Masterworks: From the 16th to the 20th Century
by Lincoln Kirstein
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Profusely illustrated vision of ballet as movement, art, theatrical spectacle, and history. Penetrating discussions of 50 seminal works, from the 16th to the 20th century. 474 illustrations.... (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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Yoruba Dance: Semiotics of Movement and Yoruba Body Attitude
Yoruba Dance: Semiotics of Movement and Yoruba Body Attitude
by Omofolabo S. Ajayi
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This book investigates the aesthetics, significance, and the production of meaning in Yoruba dance forms through an analysis of the dancer's body attitude in communication as well as through the events in which dances take place. The author examines the... (read more)

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Dance in the City
Dance in the City
by Helen Thomas
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This exciting new and original collection locates dance within the spectrum of urban life in late modernity, through a range of theoretical perspectives.... (read more)

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120'00": A Conversation with John Cage
120'00": A Conversation with John Cage
by Larry A. Fader
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A previously unpublished two-hour conversation with John Cage by Larry A. Fader from 1976 on the subjects of Zen Buddhism, music, dance, and Eastern philosophy. Artwork by John Cage. Foreword by Tenzin Robert Thurman.... (read more)

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Dance Writings and Poetry
Dance Writings and Poetry
by Edwin Denby
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Edwin Denby, who died in 1983, was the most important and influential American dance critic of this century. His reviews and essays, which he wrote for almost thirty years, were possessed of a voice, vision, and passion as compelling and inspiring as his... (read more)

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The Best Dance Moves in the World... Ever!: 100 New and Classic Moves and How to Bust Them
The Best Dance Moves in the World... Ever!: 100 New and Classic Moves and How to Bust Them
by Matt Pagett
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Capturing centuries of rhythmic wisdom just in time for Saturday night, this must-have compendium of classic dance moves and exciting new gyrations is cause for footloose celebration. Here are the illustrated, step-by-step moves for 100 hot-blooded... (read more)

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First Steps in Teaching Creative Dance To Children (3RD 94 Edition)
First Steps in Teaching Creative Dance To Children (3RD 94 Edition)
by Mary Joyce
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This text presents easy-to-follow lesson plans for instructors who have no previous experience in teaching dance to children.... (read more)

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Diet for Dancers: A Complete Guide to Nutrition and Weight Control
Diet for Dancers: A Complete Guide to Nutrition and Weight Control
by Robin D Chmelar
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The first diet book based on research with dancers, this guide provides information about proper dietary procedures that will enable people to reach and/or maintain their optimal body weight for dancing. Areas discussed include weight... (read more)

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Illicit Worlds of Indian Dance: Cultures of Exclusion
Illicit Worlds of Indian Dance: Cultures of Exclusion
by Anna Morcom
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Until the 1930s no woman could perform in public and retain respectability in India. Professional female performers were courtesans and dancing girls who lived beyond the confines of marriage, but were often powerful figures in social and cultural life... (read more)

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Lesson Plans for Creative Dance
Lesson Plans for Creative Dance
by Sally Carline
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Carline (creative dance and physical education, U. of Alberta, Canada), a former elementary teacher who runs a children's creative dance program, presents 28 age-appropriate dances and options for incorporating dance in other academic areas for... (read more)

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The Dangerous Lives of Public Performers: Dancing, Sex, and Entertainment in the Islamic World
The Dangerous Lives of Public Performers: Dancing, Sex, and Entertainment in the Islamic World
by Anthony Shay
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From the kordax dancers of ancient Greece, to the pantomimes of ancient Rome, to the slave-girl singers in Caliphal Baghdad, to the dancing boys in present-day Afghanistan, and the belly dancers in Egypt, professional entertainers in the Islamic world... (read more)

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Choreography : Basic Approach Using Improvisation (3RD 07 Edition)
Choreography : Basic Approach Using Improvisation (3RD 07 Edition)
by Sandra Cerny Minton
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Choreography: A Basic Approach Using Improvisation is the complete guide to understanding the entire process of choreography, from concept to stage production. Thousands of dancers and dance instructors have used the first two editions of this book to... (read more)

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Preventing Dance Injuries (2ND 05 Edition)
Preventing Dance Injuries (2ND 05 Edition)
by Ruth L. Solomon
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Recognized as a foundational publication in 1990, Preventing Dance Injuries has been updated in this second edition with significant new material to guide dance medicine specialists and educators in promoting the physical and psychological well-being of... (read more)

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The Dance That Makes You Vanish: Cultural Reconstruction in Post-Genocide Indonesia (Difference Incorporated)
The Dance That Makes You Vanish: Cultural Reconstruction in Post-Genocide Indonesia (Difference Incorporated)
by Rachmi Diyah Larasati
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Indonesian court dance, a purportedly pure and untouched tradition, is famed throughout the world for its sublime calm and stillness. Yet this unyieldingly peaceful surface conceals a time of political repression and mass killing. Between 1965 and 1966,... (read more)

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