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Most popular Choreography books

The most popular Choreography books currently available. Updated weekly.
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Choreography: Creating and Developing Dance for Performance
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Choreographer's Handbook
A handbook from an internationally renowned dancer, choreographer and teacher. It explains how to navigate a course through the complex process of creating dance. It provides choreographers with a manifesto and reflects on his experience of choreographic practice to allow each artist and dance-maker to find his or her own aesthetic process.
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Dance Composition Basics-2nd Edition
"Designed for beginning college-level dance composition courses and dance courses at the middle and high school levels, this textbook and its ancillaries highlight selected portions of original dance compositions by two famous choreographers"--
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Rudolf Nureyev: The Life
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Choreutics
Choreutics gives a cogent account of the basis of Laban's Space Harmony.
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Choreography and Verbatim Theatre: Dancing Words
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Chassidic Ecstasy in Music
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Rage of Staging: Wim Vandekeybus
The first book on Wim Vandekeybus, international choreographer, and his company Ultima Vez.
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Merce Cunningham: Common Time
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Mark Morris: Musician - Choreographer
Of any choreographer working today, the American Mark Morris is most often cited for emphasis on musical values and standing within the music profession. This book is the first detailed study of Morris's use of music, revealing an unmatched range of approaches to music and strategies for making us hear musical scores in new ways.
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Boris Charmatz
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Sarah Michelson
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Choreography 4th Edition With Web Resource: A Basic Approach Using Improvisation
Choreography has been thoroughly updated to help students develop their skills in each step of the choreographic experience, from finding an idea to staging the performance. The text comes with a new web resource that offers video clips and supplemental learning activities.
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Broadway, Balanchine, and Beyond: A Memoir
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.
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Choreographic
An investigation of dance and choreography that views them not only as artistic strategies but also as intrinsically theoretical and critical practices.
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Art in Motion II: Motor Skills, Motivation, and Musical Practice
Art in Motion II
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Perpetual Motion
Perpetual Motion chronicles Mikhail's struggle to realise his dreams, detailing his professional training and career as a choreographer in the Soviet republics. In spite of hardship, Mikhail had the determination and talent to succeed, working with many of the foremost ballet companies in the Soviet republics, Europe and North America.
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Trisha Brown: Choreography as Visual Art (1962-1987)
First in-depth study of the ground-breaking work of artist/choreographer Trisha Brown
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Step by Step: An Amateur's Video Guide to Choreography