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The most popular Dance books currently available. Updated weekly.
Europeans: Three Lives and the Making of a Cosmopolitan Culture
In Strictest Confidence
The third instalment in Craig Revel Horwood's frank and funny biographies takes the reader through the highs and lows of the Strictly Come Dancing star's `fab-u-LOUS' life. Join Craig and a host of Strictly stars on the show and live tours and get the real stories from behind the scenes.
Out Loud: A Memoir
This collective, led by Morris's fiercely original vision, became the famed Mark Morris Dance Group. Suddenly, Morris was making a fast ascent.
In Strictest Confidence
The third instalment in Craig Revel Horwood's frank and funny biographies takes the reader through the highs and lows of the Strictly Come Dancing star's `fab-u-LOUS' life. Join Craig and a host of Strictly stars on the show and live tours and get the real stories from behind the scenes.
Official Strictly Come Dancing Annual 2020
Dah dah dah dah dah dah dah, dah dah dah dah dah ... Strictly Come Dancing sashays onto our screens again with a fantastic new cast of stars ready to brave the dance floor. With exclusive interviews with the pro dancers, their celebrity partners and the fabulous judges, this is your perfect partner for this year's Strictly extravaganza.
Ballet 2020 Square Wall Calendar
Choreography: Creating and Developing Dance for Performance
And Then We Danced: A Voyage into the Groove
Essential Guide to Ballroom Dance
Foreword by Anton Du Beke
Come Back to Me (Seal Island 3): The heartbreaking new love story from the million-copy-selling author of Watch Over Me
Daniela Sacerdoti has sold over 1 million copies of her eBooks, including the No. 1 eBook bestseller WATCH OVER ME. This third enchanting novel set on the windswept Seal Island is about finding love for a second time when hope seems lost.
Meaning Of Tango: The Story of the Argentinian Dance
From the backstreets of Buenos Aires to Parisian high society, this is the extraordinary story of the dance that captivated the world - a tale of politics and passion, immigration and romance. The Tango was the cornerstone of Argentine culture, and has lasted for more than a hundred years, popular today in America, Japan and Europe.
Injury Prevention and Management for Dancers
Twelve Minutes of Love: A Tango Story
From a writer who is as dazzling on the dance-floor as she is on the page, here is the hidden story of tango: the world's most passionate dance.
Ballet and Modern Dance
A guide to the rich history of western dance in all its incarnations from 16th-century court ballet to the genre-shattering contortions of 21st-century theatrical dance. Part of the "World of Art" series, it is updated for the new millennium to feature various styles, performers and technology.
Using the Sky: a dance
Poi Spinning: A Jam-packed Guide
Essential Guide to Jazz Dance
Irish Dancing: The Festival Story
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.
Royal Ballet Wall Calendar 2020 (Wall Calendar)
This wall calendar features photography of some of the most vibrant and visually stunning ballet performances to grace London's Royal Opera House, showcasing the graceful poise of such dancers as Yasmine Naghdi, James Hay and Federico Bonelli. Informative text accompanies each work and the datepad features previous and next month's views.
Dancing in the English Style: Consumption, Americanisation and National Identity in Britain, 1918-50
This book illuminates the history of popular dance, one of the most influential and widespread leisure practices in early twentieth-century Britain. It focuses on the relationship between dancing and national identity construction, in a period when Britain participated in increasingly global markets of cultural production, consumption and exchange. -- .
Style of Movement: Fashion and Dance
High fashion meets the best of ballet: this new book features more than sixty of today s most famous dancers performing in clothes designed by fashion s biggest names.
Creative Ballet Teaching: Technique and Artistry for the 21st Century Ballet Dancer
Making Connections: Total Body Integration Through Bartenieff Fundamentals
Hard to Find book
Faber Pocket Guide to Ballet
The essential, easy-to-use classical ballet guide - spanning nearly two centuries of classical dance - with entries for more than eighty works from ballet companies around the world, from Giselle and Swan Lake to Cinderella and Steptext.
Improvisation in the Expressive and Performing Arts: The Relationship Between Shaping and Letting-Go
Drawing on the experiences of individuals in the expressive and performing arts, this book examines how we experience improvisation and the interaction of intellect and intuition within it. It reveals how the approach and methods of expressive arts can enrich improvisation and spur the desire for discovery.
Ballet: The Definitive Illustrated Story
Narrative in Performance
A far-reaching and engaging overview of the role of narrative in dance and theatre performance, bringing together chapters written by an international range of scholars and subsequently creating a critical dialogue for approaching this fundamental topic within performance studies.
NYC Ballet Workout: Fifty Stretches And Exercises Anyone Can Do For A Strong, Graceful, And Sculpted Body
Passion for Tango: A Thoughtful, Provocative and Useful Guide to That Universal Body Langauge, Argentine Tango
Modern Sequence Dancing for All
World Dance Cultures: From Ritual to Spectacle
Anna Halprin
Rethinking Dance History: Issues and Methodologies
Revised edition of: Rethinking dance history: a reader / edited by Alexandra Carter. 2004.
Pina Bausch
Yuli: The Carlos Acosta Story
Physics and Dance
Maria Fay's Floor Barre
Oxford Dictionary of Dance
This new edition of the Oxford Dictionary of Dance provides the information necessary for dance fans to navigate the diverse dance forms in the 21st century, with new coverage of dance forms that have grown in prominence over the last 10 years, many new biographical entries, and a greater emphasis on the international dance scene.
Bolshoi Confidential: Secrets of the Russian Ballet from the Rule of the Tsars to Today
On a freezing night in January 2013, an assailant hurled acid in the face of the artistic director of the Bolshoi Ballet, dragging one of Russia's most illustrious institutions into scandal.
Hymn to Apollo: The Ancient World and the Ballets Russes
Drawing the Curtain: Maurice Sendak's Designs for Opera and Ballet
This book showcases a lesser-known aspect of Maurice Sendak's oeuvre-his set designs for opera and ballets.
Choreographer's Score: Fase, Rosas danst Rosas, Elena's Aria, Bartok
An illustrated and in-depth exploration of four of Rosas's early works, Fase, Rosas danst Rosas, Elena's Aria, and Bartok, through sketches, notes, and photographs
Creative Dance for All Ages
Provides a dance curriculum to teachers and students preparing to teach creative dance. This book demystifies expectations when teaching creative dance and provides the theory, methods and lesson ideas for success in a variety of settings and with students of all ages.
Dance, Diversity and Difference: Performance and Identity Politics in Northern Europe and the Baltic
Dance, Diversity and Difference presents contemporary stories of dance, revealing the diverse voices of dance practitioners and demonstrating the ways in which dance has connections with families, societies, governments, the economy and can offer fresh insights into cultural and political change.
Beauty of Her Age: A Tale of Sex, Scandal and Money in Victorian England
The story of a French ballerina who became richer than the Queen. Jenifer Roberts unearths this fascinating story of sex, scandal and money, and proves that truth really can be stranger than fiction.
Royal Ballet: 75 Years
This book is a perceptive and critical account of the first 75 years of The Royal Ballet, tracing the company's growth, and its great cultural importance - an indispensable book for all lovers of ballet. In 1931, Ninette de Valois started a ballet company with just six dancers.
Matthew Bourne and His Adventures in Dance: Conversations with Alastair Macaulay
In 1987, a small, aspirant dance group with a striking name made its debut on the London fringe. In 1996, Adventures in Motion Pictures made history as the first modern dance company to open a production in London's West End.
Men Who Dance: Aesthetics, Athletics & the Art of Masculinity
Through the Prism of the Senses - Mediation and New Realities of the Body in Contemporary Performance. Technology, Cognition and Emergent
Centering on contemporary synaesthetic and multimodal works, Through the Prism of the Senses examines new theory and practice in body-based arts and contemporary performance.