A groundbreaking and beautifully written history of ballet, from its origins to the present, by a dancer turned historian and critic.
Tells the tragic story of ballet's great revolutionary, Nijinsky. In this book, the author examines a career defined by two forces - inspired performance and an equally headline-grabbing talent for...
Often called the Picasso, Stravinsky, or Frank Lloyd Wright of the dance world, Martha Graham revolutionized ballet stages across the globe. Using newly discovered...
Ninette De Valois; David Gale
Ninette de Valois was an extraordinary woman. Not only did she create The Royal Ballet, The Royal Ballet School and the company that has become Birmingham Royal Ballet - in...
Jill DeVonyar; Richard Kendall
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Kostrovitskaya, Vera; Pisarev, ...
'School of Classical Dance' is the official textbook of the Vaganova School in St. Petersburg, and takes the student and teacher from the basic concepts of the ...
Grigoriev, S L;
The Diaghilev Ballet existed from 1909 to 1929; and from its beginningto its end Serge Grigoriev acted as rÃ©gisseur-that is to say he was responsible for every aspect...
Shobha Deepak Singh
A compelling documentation of the history of dance in post-independence India.
Hans Werner Henze; Daniel Pashley
In 1957 the English choreographer Frederick Ashton and the German composer Hans Werner Henze began to collaborate on a new ballet, Ondine. During the creation of the work Henze kept...
Thalia Mara; Janice Barringer
Presents a simple exposition of beginner-low intermediate pointe work. This book offers helpful advice from those who have "been there", and encourages students to think about their future as dancers...
Erik Bruhn; Lillian Moore
We simply want to discuss a few things which are sometimes neglected even in the best schools and describe some of the ways they are taught in the Danish school...
Agrippina Vaganova; A. Chujoy
In 1931, Ninette de Valois started a ballet company with just six dancers. Within twenty years, the Royal Ballet was established as one of the world's great companies. This book...