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Lysicrates and Martin: Two arts patrons of history return to give again

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Lysicrates and Martin: Two arts patrons of history return to give again...

The Lysicrates Foundation

Theatre Studies; Other performing arts

Hardback

Starting with the birth of democracy and theatre in ancient Athens, Lysicrates and Martin transports you to today's Australia,... [more]

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Charlatan: The Dishonest Life and Dishonoured Loves of Thomas Guthrie Carr

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Charlatan: The Dishonest Life and Dishonoured Loves of Thomas Guthrie Carr...

Catherine Jinks

Conjuring & magic; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment; True crime; Hypnosis

Paperback

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Young People and the Arts: An agenda for change

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Young People and the Arts: An agenda for change

Sue Giles

Theatre Studies; Other performing arts

Paperback

Expectations around theatre for young people are too prescribed today. Adults have long-held views on what works are appropriate... [more]

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Bolshoi Confidential: Secrets of the Russian Ballet from the Rule of the Tsars to Today

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Bolshoi Confidential: Secrets of the Russian Ballet from the Rule of the...

Simon Morrison

Ballet; History

Paperback

On a freezing night in January 2013, an assailant hurled acid in the face of the artistic director of the Bolshoi Ballet,... [more]

$24.99

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A Body of Work: Dancing to the Edge and Back

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A Body of Work: Dancing to the Edge and Back

David Hallberg

Theatre Studies; Ballet; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

Hardback

Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

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The Mysterious Mr Jacob: Diamond Merchant, Magician and Spy

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The Mysterious Mr Jacob: Diamond Merchant, Magician and Spy

John Zubrzycki

Precious metal & precious stones: artworks & design; Conjuring & magic; Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Colonialism & imperialism

Paperback

It was a scandal that rocked the highest echelons of the British Raj. In 1891, a notorious jeweller and curio dealer from... [more]

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Marlene Dietrich: The Life

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Marlene Dietrich: The Life

Maria Riva

Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; Dance & Performing arts; Biography: arts & entertainment; Gender studies: women

Hardback

The 25th anniversary edition of the wildly entertaining and intimate biography of the glamorous Marlene Dietrich, written... [more]

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Card Tricks: The Royal Road to Card Magic

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Card Tricks: The Royal Road to Card Magic

Jean Hugard, Frederick Braue

Conjuring & magic; Hobbies, quizzes & games; Card games

Paperback

First published in 1948 by Harper and Bros. --Title page verso. [more]

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Fifty: Half a century of Australian Dance Theatre

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Fifty: Half a century of Australian Dance Theatre

Maggie Tonkin

Theatre Studies; Contemporary dance; Social & cultural history

Hardback

When Elizabeth Cameron Dalman founded Australian Dance Theatre in 1965, she set out to create a company that would be radical,... [more]

$75.00

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Bolshoi Confidential: Secrets of the Russian Ballet from the Rule of the Tsars to Today

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Bolshoi Confidential: Secrets of the Russian Ballet from the Rule of the...

Simon Morrison

Ballet; History

Paperback

On a freezing night in January 2013, an assailant hurled acid in the face of the artistic director of the Bolshoi Ballet,... [more]

$34.99

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Mao's Last Dancer

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Mao's Last Dancer

Li Cunxin

Ballet; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

Paperback

An extraordinary memoir of a peasant boy raised in rural Maoist China who was plucked from his village to study ballet and... [more]

$24.99

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The Happiest Refugee

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The Happiest Refugee

Anh Do

Other performing arts; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Humanities

CD-Audio

Anh Do nearly didn't make it to Australia. His entire family came close to losing their lives on the sea as they escaped from... [more]

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Performing Indigenous Culture on Stage and Screen: A Harmony of Frenzy

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Performing Indigenous Culture on Stage and Screen: A Harmony of Frenzy

Marianne Schultz

Theatre Studies; Dance & Performing arts; Dance; Music; Social & cultural history; Religious groups: social & cultural aspects

Hardback

Examining corporeal expressions of indigenousness from an historical perspective, this book highlights the development of... [more]

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America Dancing: From the Cakewalk to the Moonwalk

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America Dancing: From the Cakewalk to the Moonwalk

Megan Pugh

Theatre Studies; Dance

Hardback

An exuberant history of American dance, told through the lives of virtuoso performers who have defined the art [more]

$64.00

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Fitzgerald Brothers Circus

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Fitzgerald Brothers Circus

Gillian Arrighi

Circus; History

Paperback

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Safe Dance Practice

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Safe Dance Practice

Edel Quin, Sonia Rafferty, Charlotte Tomlinson

Theatre Studies; Dance

Paperback

Every dancer of every age, ability, and style should be able to engage fully in the act of dancing and be encouraged to achieve... [more]

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Doll Trilogy: Kid Stakes, Other Times, Summer of the Seventeenth Doll

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Doll Trilogy: Kid Stakes, Other Times, Summer of the Seventeenth Doll

Ray Lawler

Dance & Performing arts; Plays & playscripts

Paperback

First published: 1978. Previous revised editions: 1985, 1987, and 2001. [more]

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The Faber Pocket Guide to Ballet

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The Faber Pocket Guide to Ballet

Luke Jennings, Deborah Bull

Theatre Studies; Ballet

Paperback

The essential, easy-to-use classical ballet guide - spanning nearly two centuries of classical dance - with entries for more... [more]

$21.99

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What I Know For Sure

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What I Know For Sure

Oprah Winfrey

Dance & Performing arts; Humanities

CD-Audio

The inspirational wisdom of Oprah Winfrey, collected a beautiful keepsake book with a fresh new cover. [more]

$29.95

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My Life

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My Life

Isadora Duncan

Dance; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

Paperback

A remarkable account of a wildly artistic life, finally restored to its unexpurgated form, with a revealing new introduction... [more]

$25.95

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Theatre Under Louis XIV: Cross-Casting and the Performance of Gender in Drama, Ballet and Opera

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Theatre Under Louis XIV: Cross-Casting and the Performance of Gender in...

Julia Prest

Theatre Studies; Dance & Performing arts; Literary studies: c 1500 to c 1800; Literary studies: poetry & poets

Paperback

This book explores the fascinating phenomenon of cross-casting and related gender issues in different theatrical genres and... [more]

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Here Today, Gone Tomorrow: A Life in Dance

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Here Today, Gone Tomorrow: A Life in Dance

Christina Gallea Roy

Theatre Studies; Ballet; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

Hardback

Australian ballerina Christina Gallea Roy and German dancer- choreographer Alexander Roy meet while rehearsing with an American... [more]

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Apollo'S Angels: a History of Ballet

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Apollo'S Angels: a History of Ballet

Jennifer Homans

Theatre Studies; Ballet; History: specific events & topics

Paperback

A groundbreaking and beautifully written history of ballet, from its origins to the present, by a dancer turned historian... [more]

$29.99

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The Happiest Refugee

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The Happiest Refugee

Anh Do

Other performing arts; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Refugees & political asylum

Paperback

The laugh-out-loud, reach-for-your-hanky story of one of Australia's best-loved comedians. [more]

$32.99

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Keith Bain on Movement

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Keith Bain on Movement

Keith Bain

Theatre Studies; Dance; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

Hardback

Keith Bain, a born teacher and a champion dancer, actor and choreographer, was the first in Australia to create a comprehensive... [more]

$64.95

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