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Jazz Dance Class - Beginning Thru Advanced

Jazz Dance Class - Beginning Thru Advanced

Gus Giordano Published by DanceBooks

An illustrated guide for the student and teacher of jazz dance. Beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels cover warm-ups, barre work, lunges, hinges, leaps, turns, and jazz combinations More than 500…

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Prime Movers - The Makers of Modern Dance in America (Second Edition)

Prime Movers - The Makers of Modern Dance in America (Second Edition)

Joseph H Mazo Published by DanceBooks

This revised edition updates the popular first edition. It is about geniuses who created a new dance form - American modern dance. While as different from each other in style, background, and influence…

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Suki Schorer on Balanchine Technique

Suki Schorer on Balanchine Technique

Suki Schorer Published by DanceBooks

A highly detailed book on the master's technique, written by a leading teacher at the School of American Ballet who is also one of Balanchine's former principal dancers Illustrated with over 700 photographs.…

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Tap Dancing - Rhythm in Their Feet

Tap Dancing - Rhythm in Their Feet

Heather Rees Published by Crowood Press
9781861265791

A comprehensive exploration of a fascinating form of dance Dance teacher Heather Rees first offers insight into the history of tap and the influence of some of the great “foot percussion” artists She then…

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Tapworks - A Tap Dictionary and Reference Manual

Tapworks - A Tap Dictionary and Reference Manual

Beverly Fletcher Published by Princeton Book Company
9780871272478

As the official reference manual of the Dance Masters of America, this tap dance resource contains over 1,500 up-to-date entries about every facet of this uniquely American art form It provides a history…

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The Dancer and the Dance

The Dancer and the Dance

Merce Cunningham in conversation with Jacqueline Lesschaeve Published by Marion Boyars

From his debut in the Martha Graham Dance Troupe in the Thirties through to founding his own compnay, Merce Cunningham has worked towards establishing the purity of dance and its relationship with movement,…

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The Intimate Act of Choreography

The Intimate Act of Choreography

Lynne Anne Blom & L. Tarin Chaplin Published by DanceBooks

A comprehensive and practical guide to learning the art of choreography, from the most fundamental techniques to highly sophisticated artistic concerns

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Vision of Modern Dance

Vision of Modern Dance

Jean M Brown & Naomi Mindlin & Charles H Woodford - eds Published by DanceBooks

Selected writing by 33 important American modern dancers, from Isadora Duncan through Martha Graham to Trischa Brown. The moving story of the development of modern dance as told by the visionary artists…

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Vision of Modern Dance - New Edition

Vision of Modern Dance - New Edition

Jean M Brown Published by DanceBooks

Selected writing by 33 important American modern dancers, from Isadora Duncan through Martha Graham to Trischa Brown. The moving story of the development of modern dance as told by the visionary artists…

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Waltzing in the Dark - African American vaudeville and race politics in the swing era

Waltzing in the Dark - African American vaudeville and race politics in the swing era

Brenda Dixon Gottschild Published by DanceBooks
312294433

This unique study focuses on the social, racial, and artistic climate for African American performers working from the late 1920s to the late 1940s The career of Norton and Margot, a ballroom dance team…

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