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  • 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

  • Tap Dancing at a Glance

    by Jimmy Ormonde

    You can learn tap dancing easily! This fantastic book's thirty-nine lessons will guide you to mastering the steps you've seen on stage. Each lesson is illustrated through the use of posed photographs and includes rhythm notation to aid your practice. Will the help of these lessons and some determined practice you'll be tap dancing within a month or two. Originally published in 1930, we are ... Read more

    $7.69 AUD

  • George Balanchine

    The Ballet Maker

    by Robert Gottlieb

    series Eminent Lives
    The foremost contemporary choreographer in the history of ballet, George Balanchine extended the art form into radical new paths that came to seem inevitable under his direction. He transformed movement and dance in classical and modern ballet, on the Broadway stage, and in the cinema.George Balanchine chronicles the life and achievements of this visionary artist from his early, almost accidental ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Choreography

    Creating and Developing Dance for Performance

    by Kate Flatt

    Choreography is the highly creative process of interpreting and coordinating movement, music and space in performance. By tracing different facets of development and exploring the essential artistic and practical skills of the choreographer, this book offers unique insights for apprentice dance makers. With key concepts and ideas expressed through an accessible writing style, the creative tasks ... Read more

    $25.29 AUD

  • The Oriented Gesture

    The Re-education of Movement

    by Ivaldo Bertazzo

    series Reeducação do movimento
    The Oriented Gesture completes the trilogy of the Method of the Reeducation of Movement, by Brazilian choreographer and corporal educator Ivaldo Bertazzo, comprising the books Corpo vivo [The Living Body] (2010) and Cérebro ativo [The Active Brain] (2012). With photographs and illustrations, this volume discusses the role of the skin in the functions of sustaining the skeleton and organizing the ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Butoh Dance Training

    Secrets of Japanese Dance through the Alishina Method

    by Juju Alishina and 1 more

    Drawing on avant garde and classical Japanese dance traditions, the Alishina Method offers a systematized approach to Butoh dance training for the first time in its history. With practical instruction and fully illustrated exercises, this book teaches readers:· basic body training and expression exercises· exercises to cultivate Qi (energy) and to aid improvisation· about katas (forms) and how to ... Read more

    $38.38 AUD

  • Pilates and Conditioning for Dancers

    by Jane Paris

    Professional dance is an exciting but demanding career to choose, and the dancer of today needs to be physically prepared for the stress on the body that a performing life entails. Pilates and Conditioning for Dancers is a practical guide to exercises designed specifically for dance students and professionals alike. The focus on how to choose exercises that suit the individual offers dancers the ... Read more

    $23.86 AUD

  • The Moving Researcher

    Laban/Bartenieff Movement Analysis in Performing Arts Education and Creative Arts Therapies

    by Julio Mota and 6 more

    This comprehensive book will serve as a step-by-step guide to Laban/Bartenieff Movement Analysis, updating and expanding concepts and practices.Following extensive research on the method developed by Rudolf von Laban and his disciples, this book explains movement principles, exercises, and motif symbols in detail. Organized according to the four categories of Laban/Bartenieff Movement Analysis ... Read more

    $46.08 AUD

  • Playable Bodies

    Dance Games and Intimate Media

    by Kiri Miller

    What happens when machines teach humans to dance? Dance video games transform players' experiences of popular music, invite experimentation with gendered and racialized movement styles, and present new possibilities for teaching, learning, and archiving choreography. Drawing on five years of research with players, game designers, and choreographers for the Just Dance and Dance Central games, ... Read more

    $31.78 AUD

  • Daniel Lewis

    A Life in Choreography and the Art of Dance

    by Donna H. Krasnow and 1 more

    Daniel Lewis's legacy as a hugely influential choreographer and teacher of modern dance is celebrated in this biography. It showcases the many roles he played in the dance world by organizing his story around various aspects of his work, including his years at the Juilliard School, dancing and touring with the Jose Limon Company, staging Limon's masterpieces around the world, directing his own ... Read more

    $31.34 AUD

  • The Development of a Teleconferencing Game of Word Alchemy: Telesymbol Movement for Peace

    by Loanda Cullen

    Now perhaps, the world is ready for Telesymbols. With a perpetual state of no-win war, even the corporate executives realize that our losses in war are too great. So many people and countries now want to mediate this peace, which looks so impossibly far away, it just might happen. Telesymbols can be an intrinsic part, helping to create a new culture of peace-making, where communicating is a ... Read more

    $3.49 AUD

  • Leader of the Dance

    How to Lead the Dances of Universal Peace

    by Dede Callichy

    Leader of the Dance is a treasure chest for everyone who loves the Dances of Universal Peace and general circle/folk dancing! The book unfolds a map of the journey of becoming a dances leader. As you explore its delightfully illustrated pages, you enrich your own understanding of the dances culture and you learn powerful skills for spreading the cherished values of love, joy and peace through ... Read more

    $7.91 AUD

  • Calendar 2021. Tango

    by Elena Pankey and 1 more

    Month by month calendar 2021 with photos of the beautiful photos of Tango poses, tango dancing art.It starts from January 2021 and it ends in December 2021. It has five lessons, short information about tango Argentine, an interesting quotations about the benefits of dancing and what is Authentic Tango.It is fun for everybody. ... Read more

    $8.79 AUD

  • Using the Sky

    A Dance

    by Deborah Hay

    Deborah Hay is an internationally renowned dance artist whose unique approach to bodily practice has had lasting impact on American choreography. Her commitment to dance as a process is as exquisite as it is provoking. Rooted in NYC's 1960s experimental Judson Dance Theater in New York, Hay's work has evolved through experimentation with a use of language that is unique to dance. This book is an ... Read more

    $23.42 AUD

  • Waltzing Through Europe

    Attitudes towards Couple Dances in the Long Nineteenth-Century

    by Egil Bakka and 3 more

    From ‘folk devils’ to ballroom dancers, Waltzing Through Europe explores the changing reception of fashionable couple dances in Europe from the eighteenth century onwards.A refreshing intervention in dance studies, this book brings together elements of historiography, cultural memory, folklore, and dance across comparatively narrow but markedly heterogeneous localities. Rooted in investigations of ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Laban - Aristotle

    Towards a methodology for movement training for the actor and in acting

    by Kiki Selioni

    The focus of this book rests on an investigation into the links between Laban and Aristotle and aims at proposing a new approach to movement training for the actor. In contrast to the standard Platonic reading, Laban’s development is best understood through the conceptual framework of Aristotle. This not only provides a more secure theoretical approach, but a practical one as well, which ... Read more

    $48.99 AUD

  • Floating Bones

    A Dancer's Tensegretic Body as Teacher

    by Cynthia Roses-Thema

    Floating Bones charts the author’s journey into tensegrity, which begins in ballet and culminates in a model for addressing one’s body as a teacher.Tensegrity flips traditional biomechanical models such that instead of support coming from the bones, the bones float, and it is the muscles and other soft connective tissue that provide support for the moving body. Using the model of tensegretic ... Read more

    $30.35 AUD

  • Gesto orientado

    Reeducação do movimento

    by Ivaldo Bertazzo

    series Método Bertazzo
    Gesto Orientado completa a trilogia do método Reeducação do Movimento, composta pelos livros Corpo vivo (2010) e Cérebro ativo (2012). Com fotografias e ilustrações, a obra discute o papel da pele nas funções de sustentação do esqueleto e organização muscular. Para isso, aborda-se a importância da pele para a reeducação motora enquanto mensageira do sistema locomotor, explorando questões estéticas ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Illustrated Handbook of Salsa Dance Patterns

    by Marisol Enchufa

    series Handbook of Salsa Dance #2
    This Handbook provides a breakdown of common positions, holds, turns, and patterns. It contains 36 dance positions, 51 dance patterns, 184 illustrations, 12 dance pattern combinations, and a curated list of links to 83 free online lessons. Each position is illustrated from multiple angles.Are you a beginner or intermediate level salsa dance enthusiast? Do you want to expand your repertoire of ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • Pina de Wim Wenders

    Les Fiches Cinéma d'Universalis

    by Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Une fiche de référence sur Pina, un chef-d'oeuvre de Wim Wenders.Cela faisait des années que Wim Wenders rêvait de filmer la danse de Pina Bausch. Depuis un soir de 1985 où Café Müller, spectacle phare donné au Teatro La Fenice de Venise, a provoqué en lui un choc : « Je n'en croyais pas mes yeux. En quarante minutes, cette femme, Pina Bausch, m'a montré plus de choses que j'avais jamais ressenti ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • Dance to the Piper

    by Joan Acocella and 1 more

    Born into a family of successful playwrights and producers, Agnes de Mille was determined to be an actress. Then one day she witnessed the Russian ballet dancer Anna Pavlova, and her life was altered forever. Hypnotized by Pavlova’s beauty, in that moment de Mille dedicated herself to dance. Her memoir records with lighthearted humor and wisdom not only the difficulties she faced—the resistance of ... Read more

    $24.52 AUD

  • Flowers Cracking Concrete

    Eiko & Koma’s Asian/American Choreographies

    by Rosemary Candelario

    Flowers Cracking Concrete is the first in-depth study of the forty-year career of Eiko & Koma—two artists from Japan who have lived and worked in New York City since the mid-1970s, establishing themselves as innovative and influential modern and postmodern dancers. They continue to choreograph, perform, and give workshops across the United States and around the world. Rosemary Candelario argues ... Read more

    $27.05 AUD

  • Line Dance Essentials

    A must have guide to Line Dancing

    by Peter Heath

    This book describes the terminology, dancing and teaching techniques used for modern line dancing. It describes the skills and competencies required for participants in all facets of the line dance industry, from dancer and instructor, through to choreographer, event coordinator, DJ and stage performer.For anyone writing up a line dance dance sheet, this book should be essential reading. Way too ... Read more

    $10.88 AUD

  • Lighting Dance

    A Study of Technical, Philosophical, and Psychological Shadows

    by Flaviana Xavier Antunes Sampaio

    Lighting Dance pioneers the discussion of the ability of lighting design to foreground shadow in dance performances.Through a series of experiments integrating light, shadow, and improvised dance movement, it highlights and analyses what it advances as an innovative expression of shadow in dance as an alternative to more conventional approaches to lighting design. Different art forms, such as ... Read more

    $62.58 AUD