World Ballet and Dance 1992-1993
Wherever ballet is taught in the world, and in whatever language, it retains one common denominator - the technical terms used are in French Yet there are many discrepancies in the perceived meaning, spell...
Bent Schonberg & Peter Brinson
The first issue of a new dance annual, reporting on all aspects of dance around the world and providing detailed statistics of dance companies. An essential reference work
Princeton Book Company
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...
Playford's The Dancing Master was one of the most popular dancing manuals of its day, first published in 1651 and remaining in print for some 80 years This version is a facsimile of the 're-impression' of...
Robin D.Chmelar & Sally S Fitt
Princeton Book Company
To be thin and healthy is a necessity for dancers and for athletes such as gymnasts and skaters Others may want to achieve the lean and lithe look of a dancer - how to attain and maintain the ideal slende...
Vanessa Ewan & Kate Sagovsky
This book outlines Vanessa Ewan's practical process, which allows the actor to understand their own movement and that of others by exploring one key part of Laban's work: the 'Efforts of Action Drive' As ...
This practical guide to the principles of teaching and learning movement instructs the actor on how to train the body to become a medium of expression Starting with a break-down of the principles of actor t...
Mark Bruce describes the basic foundation or ingredients of his version of Dance Theatre as Movement, Drama, Sound and Vision There are many skills needed to produce a piece of dance and a choreographer has...
Elizabeth L Wollman
This Critical Companion to the American Stage Musical provides the perfect introductory text for students of theatre, music and cultural studies It traces the history and development of the industry and art...
A new revised edition of the seminal text celebrating Musical Theatre from ancient times to the present day As an educator with extensive experience in professional theatre production, author John Kenrick a...
David Henson & Kenneth Pickering
Building on the success of the first Musical Theatre - A Workbook, this text develops students' skills in acting, dancing and singing, preparing them for entry into the profession Filled with imaginative pr...
Marion Meyer trans Penny Black
Dance, dance, otherwise we are lost This is the first-ever biography in English of Pina Bausch - perhaps the most influential choreographer of the 20th century Meyer has written an accessible and affection...
Nick Hern Books
The definitive guide to writing music for the stage ... Music has played a vital part in drama since the earliest days of theatre For composers, writing music for the stage is an opportunity to exercise t...
Nick Hern Books
How do I get a job as a dancer? Where and when should I train? How can I protect my body from injury? How do I become a choreographer? These and many more such questions asked by young or aspiring dance...
Jacqueline M Smith-Autard
Composition - the discipline that translates ideas into dances - is an important part of dance education A bestseller for over twenty years, this is a practical guide to creative success in dance making and...
We train because we are human and we become human because we train This is the surprising and original conclusion of Anatomy of Performance Training, in which John Matthews shows how training is a very huma...
"Whosoever danceth not, knoweth not the way of life" When this line from a second-century Gnostic hymn was written, dancing was still 'of the people, for the people, by the people' And it's this dance of t...
Chicago Review Press
With hands-on advice and instruction from an experienced actor and theater director, this pragmatic, authoritative guide to starting a theater company imparts essential backstage know-how for would-be playho...
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