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  • Ruin

    A dramatically powerful, unputdownable love story

    by Samantha Towle

    From Samantha Towle, the New York Times bestselling author of Wardrobe Malfunction and Breaking Hollywood, comes a dramatically powerful and passionate new contemporary romance.And the new heavyweight champion of the world is...Those are the words that Zeus Kincaid has been waiting to hear since he first put on a pair of boxing gloves. He just didn't think they would come... ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • Craig Revel Horwood's Ballroom Dancing

    A guide to mastering the basic steps for absolute beginners

    by Craig Revel Horwood

    Is this the right book for me?Whether you are an absolute beginner, a Strictly Come Dancing wannabe or simply want a fun way to get fit, Craig Revel Horwood's guide to ballroom dancing offers something for everyone. Learn how to become a ballroom babe or a Latin lover as Craig shows you all the basic moves in a fun, lively and straightforward way. Easy-to-follow instructions and illustrations will ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Rudolf Nureyev

    The Life

    by Julie Kavanagh

    NOW A MAJOR FILM BY RALPH FIENNES, THE WHITE CROW'A gripping account of an extraordinary life' Daily TelegraphBorn on a train in Stalin's Russia, Rudolf Nureyev was ballet's first pop icon. No other dancer of our time has generated the same excitement - both on and off stage.Nureyev's achievements and conquests became legendary: he rose out of Tatar peasant poverty to become the Kirov's thrilling ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Essential Guide to Contemporary Dance Techniques

    by Melanie Clarke

    The Essential Guide to Contemporary Dance Techniques explores the multifaceted learning processes and underlying principles behind the technical skills and abilities of a contemporary dancer. The depth and complexity of this challenging sensorial, intellectual, reflective and creative process is presented with clarity, to support every training dancer in achieving the most from their learning ... Read more

    $25.29 AUD

  • Dancing with Cats

    From the Creators of the International Best Seller Why Cats Paint

    by Burton Silver and 1 more

    The cult classic is back! This 15th anniversary edition keeps all the original mystery and magic of cat dancing delightfully intact. Perpetually ahead of its time, Dancing with Cats presents scores of delightful and inspiring photographs of people and cats engaging in their favorite dance routines as well as moving testimonies of the personal transformations brought about through this uniquely ... Read more

    $13.19 AUD

  • The Intimate Act Of Choreography

    by Lynne Anne Blom and 1 more

    A comprehensive book that covers all aspects of choreography from the most fundamental techniques to highly sophisticated artistic concerns. The Intimate Act of Choreography presents the what and how of choreography in a workable format that begins with basics- - time, space, force -- and moves on to the more complex issues faced by the intermediate and advanced choreographer -- form, style, ... Read more

    $27.05 AUD

  • Martha Graham in Love and War

    The Life in the Work

    by Mark Franko

    Often called the Picasso, Stravinsky, or Frank Lloyd Wright of the dance world, Martha Graham revolutionized ballet stages across the globe. Using newly discovered archival sources, award-winning choreographer and dance historian Mark Franko reframes Graham's most famous creations, those from the World War II era, by restoring their rich historical and personal context. Graham matured as an artist ... Read more

    $41.46 AUD

  • Beyond Baby Steps: 10 Critical Mistakes People Make When Dancing Tango and What You Can Do to Dance Better, Faster!

    by Jon Yu

    Argentine Tango originated sometime between 1850 and 1890 in Argentina and Uruguay and is an important art form in its infancy, as compared to most sports and arts. Tennis, for instance, originated in France in the 12th Century, classical music started roughly in the 11th Century, and Chess began in India before 6th Century AD., with over 1,500 years of history. The relative youth of Tango means ... Read more

    $8.10 AUD

  • Looking at Contemporary Dance

    A Guide for the Internet Age

    by Marc Raymond Strauss and 1 more

    With a focus on dance innovation from the late 19th century to the present, this history provides dance students with accessible information on the major contributors to the art. Organized chronologically by the decades in which innovators were born or dance organizations were founded, the study shows the similarities and generational character that arise from shared influence. Rather than ... Read more

    $34.64 AUD

  • Tango

    The Art History of Love

    by Robert Farris Thompson

    In this generously illustrated book, world-renowned Yale art historian Robert Farris Thompson gives us the definitive account of tango, "the fabulous dance of the past hundred years–and the most beautiful, in the opinion of Martha Graham.”Thompson traces tango’s evolution in the nineteenth century under European, Andalusian-Gaucho, and African influences through its representations by Hollywood ... Read more

    $21.66 AUD

  • Salsa Dancing For Beginners

    by Leo Boone

    This book covers several topics including:Chapter 1: Salsa Dancing HistoryChapter 2: Learn To Dance Salsa With Passion - 5 SecretsChapter 3: How To Dance - Five Golden Tips And Tricks To Know How To DanceSmooth Salsa SpinsChapter 4: How To Dance - Secret Tips To Learn How To Dance Like A SalsaProfessionalChapter 5: Salsa Class - A Countdown Of The 7 Things A Salsa Dancer Should TryChapter 6: Learn ... Read more

    $10.71 AUD

  • Dancing Revelations

    Alvin Ailey's Embodiment of African American Culture

    by Thomas F. DeFrantz

    In the early 1960s, the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater was a small, multi-racial company of dancers that performed the works of its founding choreographer and other emerging artists. By the late 1960s, the company had become a well-known African American artistic group closely tied to the Civil Rights struggle. In Dancing Revelations, Thomas DeFrantz chronicles the troupe's journey from a ... Read more

    $55.32 AUD

  • Rene Blum and The Ballets Russes

    In Search of a Lost Life

    by Judith Chazin-Bennahum

    René Blum and the Ballets Russes documents the life of the enigmatic and brilliant writer and producer who resurrected the Ballets Russes after Diaghilev died. Based on a treasure trove of previously undiscovered letters and documents, the book not only tells the poignant story of Blum's life, but also illustrates the central role Blum played in the development of dance in the United States. ... Read more

    $55.32 AUD

  • Enseigner la danse jazz

    by Odile Cougoule

    Cet ouvrage est né d'un travail de réflexion mené par des professionnels de la danse jazz (professeurs et artistes créateurs) avec le CND. Outil indispensable pour les enseignants et les praticiens de cette discipline, il en aborde avec simplicité et précision les différentes facettes.Il fixe les objectifs et les compétences techniques à atteindre au fil de l'apprentissage de l'élève. Mine d ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Dancefilm

    Choreography and the Moving Image

    by Erin Brannigan

    Dancefilm: Choreography and the Moving Image examines the choreographic in cinema - the way choreographic elements inform cinematic operations in dancefilm. It traces the history of the form from some of its earliest manifestations in the silent film era, through the historic avant-garde, musicals and music videos to contemporary experimental short dancefilms. In so doing it also examines some of ... Read more

    $53.89 AUD

  • Mary Wigman

    by Mary Anne Santos Newhall

    series Routledge Performance Practitioners
    This book considers dancer, teacher, and choreographer Mary Wigman, a leading innovator in Expressionist dance whose radical explorations of movement and dance theory are credited with expanding the scope of dance as a theatrical art. Now reissued, this book combines:a full account of Wigman’s life and workan analysis of her key ideasdetailed discussion of her aesthetic theories, including the use ... Read more

    $62.58 AUD

  • BodyStories

    A Guide to Experiential Anatomy

    by Andrea Olsen

    BodyStories is a book that engages the general reader as well as the serious student of anatomy. Thirty-one days of learning sessions heighten awareness about each bone and body system and provide self-guided studies. The book draws on Ms. Olsen's thirty years as a dancer and teacher of anatomy to show how our attitudes and approaches to our body affect us day to day. Amusing and insightful ... Read more

    $29.47 AUD

  • Exhausting Dance

    Performance and the Politics of Movement

    by Andre Lepecki

    The only scholarly book in English dedicated to recent European contemporary dance, Exhausting Dance: Performance and the Politics of Movement examines the work of key contemporary choreographers who have transformed the dance scene since the early 1990s in Europe and the US.Through their vivid and explicit dialogue with performance art, visual arts and critical theory from the past thirty years, ... Read more

    $62.58 AUD

  • Drawing the Surface of Dance

    A Biography in Charts

    by Annie-B Parson

    Soloing on the page, choreographer Annie-B Parson rethinks choreography as dance on paper. Parson draws her dances into new graphic structures calling attention to the visual facts of the materiality of each dance work she has made. These drawings serve as both maps of her pieces in the aftermath of performance, and a consideration of the elements of dance itself. Divided into three chapters, the ... Read more

    $25.84 AUD

  • O Segredo de Uma Stripper

    Aprenda o Poder da Sedução

    by Chris Lima

    Aqui neste ebook, você vai aprender como turbinar a sua autoestima e seu relacionamento através de cursos personalizados e do strip-tease.Qual mulher não tem aquela vontade de fazer uma dança bem sensual para seu homem? Porém, para a maioria das mulheres existem vários bloqueios que as impedem de colocar em prática esse desejo. Esses bloqueios surgem pelo simples fato da mulher ter o pensamento ... Read more

    $18.42 AUD

  • Out Loud

    A Memoir

    by Mark Morris and 1 more

    Before Mark Morris became "the most successful and influential choreographer alive" (The New York Times), he was a six year-old in Seattle cramming his feet into Tupperware glasses so that he could practice walking on pointe.Moving to New York at nineteen, he arrived to one of the great booms of dance in America. . Morris was flat broke but found a group of likeminded artists that danced together, ... Read more

    $21.33 AUD

  • The Joffrey Ballet

    Robert Joffrey and the Making of an American Dance Company

    by Sasha Anawalt

    When Robert Joffrey, the son of a Muslim Afghani, founded the Joffrey Ballet in 1956 with Gerald Arpino, he exploded the boundaries of classical ballet. The company made ballets about beatniks, erotic multimedia goddesses, sea nymphs, clowns, slackers, radicals and jocks, thrilling audiences as much as it often outraged critics. The Joffrey Ballet, acclaimed as a groundbreaking book when it was ... Read more

    $7.66 AUD

  • Ungoverning Dance

    Contemporary European Theatre Dance and the Commons

    by Ramsay Burt

    series Oxford Studies in Dance Theory
    Ungoverning Dance examines the work of progressive contemporary dance artists in continental Europe from the mid 1990s to 2015. Placing this within the context of neoliberalism and austerity, the book argues that these artists have developed an ethico-aesthetic approach that uses dance practices as sites of resistance against dominant ideologies, and that their works attest to the persistence of ... Read more

    $58.07 AUD

  • The Greatest DJ's in Asia of All Time: Top 100

    by alex trostanetskiy

    Are you looking for a journey that will take you through The Greatest DJ's in Asia of All Time: Top 100, along with funny comments and a word puzzle? Then this book is for you. Whether you are looking at this book for curiosity, choices, options, or just for fun; this book fits any criteria. Creating The Greatest DJ's in Asia of All Time: Top 100 did not happen quickly. It is thorough look at ... Read more

    $3.83 AUD