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The 21st Century Performance Reader
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ean: 9781138785342, isbn: 1138785342,



Swingin At The Savoy
Swingin At The Savoy
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ean: 9781566394949, isbn: 1566394945,

The dancer and choreographer chronicles her life and provides a history of the Savoy Ballroom in Harlem and its influence on American culture....


Dance A While: Handbook for Folk, Square, Contra, and Social Dance (9th Edition)
Dance A While: Handbook for Folk, Square, Contra, and Social Dance (9th Edition)
SKU: #HTX8397LD12162010H0091
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sku: HTX8397LD12162010H0091, ean: 9780805321814, isbn: 0805321810,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 43 reviews
*0-8053-2181-0, Pittman, Anne M., Waller, Marlys S., and Dark, Cathy L., Dance A While: A Handbook of Folk, Square, Contra, and Social Dance, Ninth Edition//--> Dance A While is a classic in the field of recreational dance. The Ninth Edition of this...


Burlesque: The True Art of Seduction
Burlesque: The True Art of Seduction
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ean: 9781926893419, isbn: 1926893417,

Throughout Burlesque: The True Art of Seduction, author Michel Grondin paints a vibrant and extensive portrait of this up and coming art, helping the reader to better understand its roots and stunning vitality. Burlesque pays tribute to all the disti...


Dance, Human Rights, and Social Justice: Dignity in Motion
Dance, Human Rights, and Social Justice: Dignity in Motion
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ean: 9780810861497, isbn: 0810861496,

Dance, Human Rights, and Social Justice: Dignity in Motion presents a wide-ranging compilation of essays, spanning more than 15 countries. Organized in four parts, the articles examine the regulation and exploitation of dancers and dance activity by ...


On Playing The Flute
On Playing The Flute
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ean: 9780028719306, isbn: 0028719301,

6x 9" 368 pp softcover with dandy playing the flute on the cover...


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
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mpn: Illustrated, ean: 9780312214180, isbn: 0312214189,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 56 reviews
The career of Norton and Margot, a ballroom dance team whose work was thwarted by the racial tenets of the era, serves as the barometer of the times and acts as the tour guide on this excursion through the worlds of African American vaudeville, black...


Indian Classical Dance: Tradition in Transition
Indian Classical Dance: Tradition in Transition
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ean: 9788174362162, isbn: 8174362169,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 23 reviews
The evolution of classical Indian dances, the different techniques and forms that took shape and developed over centuries is the story this book relates. All the major dance forms in India have been elaborated on in intricate and interesting detail f...


Geography: Art / race / exile
Geography: Art / race / exile
SKU: #VI-0819564435
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sku: VI-0819564435, ean: 9780819564436, isbn: 0819564435,

Geography, a rich tapestry of journal entries, choreographic scores, drawings, and photographs, leads us through the creation of an evening-long dance, "Geography," a collaboration about being American, African, brown, black, blue black, male, and ar...


The Complete Book of Square Dancing (And Round Dancing)
The Complete Book of Square Dancing (And Round Dancing)
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ean: 9780385036030, isbn: 0385036035,

A comprehensive, up-to-date guide to traditional and modern square dancing includes instructions, diagrams, photographs, and calls for one hundred dances and information on every aspect of America's longest lived popular dance tradition...


No Way Home: A Dancer's Journey from the Streets of Havana to the Stages of the World
No Way Home: A Dancer's Journey from the Streets of Havana to the Stages of the World
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ean: 9781416566298, isbn: 1416566295,

A ballet star traces his childhood in the impoverished suburbs of Havana, his adolescent participation in break-dancing and delinquency that prompted his enrollment in ballet school, and his performances throughout Cuba, the United States, and Europe...


Looking for Little Egypt
Looking for Little Egypt
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sku: VI-0962399817, ean: 9780962399817, isbn: 0962399817,

very good book to read...


Worlding Dance (Studies in International Performance)
Worlding Dance (Studies in International Performance)
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ean: 9780230298385, isbn: 0230298389,

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What world has been constructed for dancing through the use of the term 'world dance'? What kinds of worlds do we as scholars create for a given dance when we undertake to describe and analyze it? This book endeavours to make new epistemological spa...


Libro de la salsa
Libro de la salsa
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ean: 9789589740538, isbn: 9589740537,

Documenting the endless manifestations of salsa music and dance throughout the world since the 1950s, this survey makes use of Rondón's exhaustive investigation and more than 380 photographs to capture the salsa culture. From the birth of salsa on t...


New Territories: Theatre, Drama, and Performance in Post-apartheid South Africa (Dramaturgies)
New Territories: Theatre, Drama, and Performance in Post-apartheid South Africa (Dramaturgies)
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mpn: 35, ean: 9782875742537, isbn: 2875742531,

South African theatre, drama, and performance is a vibrant and rapidly developing area of contemporary theatre studies. In this critical anthology of essays and interviews, some of the world’s most respected scholars and practitioners writing and w...


Brazilian Bodies and Their Choreographies of Identification: Swing Nation (New World Choreographies)
Brazilian Bodies and Their Choreographies of Identification: Swing Nation (New World Choreographies)
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mpn: 17 black & white illustrations, ean: 9781137462268, isbn: 1137462264,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 54 reviews
Brazilian Bodies, and their Choreographies of Identification retraces the presence of a particular way of swaying the body that, in Brazil, is commonly known as ginga . Cristina Rosa its presence across distinct and specific realms: samba-de-roda (sa...


Narratives in Black British Dance: Embodied Practices
Narratives in Black British Dance: Embodied Practices
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ean: 9783319703138, isbn: 3319703137,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 8 reviews
This book explores Black British dance from a number of previously-untold perspectives. Bringing together the voices of dance-artists, scholars, teachers and choreographers, it looks at a range of performing arts from dancehall to ballet, providing v...


Exploring Dance Forms and Styles: A Guide to Concert, World, Social, and Historical Dance
Exploring Dance Forms and Styles: A Guide to Concert, World, Social, and Historical Dance
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ean: 9780736080231, isbn: 0736080236,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 39 reviews
Exploring Dance Forms and Styles: A Guide to Concert, World, Social, and Historical Dance helps all teachers introduce students to a variety of dance forms and styles—without having to leave the classroom!    This book–DVD package is an all...


Leon Bakst and the Ballets Russes
Leon Bakst and the Ballets Russes
SKU: #1003-WS0601-A02085-1854903489
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sku: 1003-WS0601-A02085-1854903489, ean: 9781854903488, isbn: 1854903489,

Leon Bakst was the most brilliant and daring costume designer of his time, his influence so radical and pervasive that the first two decades of the twentieth century have been called the Bakst era. When published in 1973, Charles Spencer's biography ...


Dance and Cultural Diversity
Dance and Cultural Diversity
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ean: 9781516517282, isbn: 1516517288,

Dance and Cultural Diversity examines the art of dance within the context of different cultures. In doing so, the readings in the text connect dance to academic disciplines such as anthropology, sociology, psychology, and philosophy. Based on the co...



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