Most popular Choreography books
The most popular Choreography books currently available. Updated weekly.
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.
"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"--
Choreutics gives a cogent account of the basis of Laban's Space Harmony.
The first book on Wim Vandekeybus, international choreographer, and his company Ultima Vez.
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.
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.
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.
An investigation of dance and choreography that views them not only as artistic strategies but also as intrinsically theoretical and critical practices.
Art in Motion II
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.
First in-depth study of the ground-breaking work of artist/choreographer Trisha Brown