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Martha Graham: A special issue of the journal Choreography and Dance

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Martha Graham: A special issue of the journal Choreography and Dance

Alice Helpern

Theatre Studies; Dance

Hardback

This publication examines Martha Graham's radical period , the body of work from the 1930s and 40s which culminated in the... [more]

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A Strange Proximity: Stage Presence, Failure, and the Ethics of Attention

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A Strange Proximity: Stage Presence, Failure, and the Ethics of Attention...

Jon Foley Sherman (Franklin & Marshall College, USA), Jon Foley Sherman

Theatre Studies; Dance & Performing arts

Paperback

What happens in the relationship between audience and performer? What choices are made in the space of performance about... [more]

$79.99

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Performing to the Camera

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Performing to the Camera

Simon Baker

Photography & photographs; Dance & Performing arts

Paperback

Performing for the Camera examines how the photograph has both documented and developed our understanding of performance since... [more]

$55.00

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The Decroux Sourcebook

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The Decroux Sourcebook

Thomas Leabhart (Pomona College, California, USA), Franc Chamberlain (University College, Cork, Ireland)

Individual actors & performers; Mime

Hardback

Suitable as a companion to Etienne Decroux in the Routledge Performance Practitioners series, this work illustrates Etienne... [more]

$231.00

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Sounding the Dance, Moving the Music: Choreomusicological Perspectives on Maritime Southeast Asian Performing Arts

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Sounding the Dance, Moving the Music: Choreomusicological Perspectives on...

Mohd Anis Md Nor, Kendra Stepputat

Dance; Music: styles & genres

Hardback

Performing arts in most parts of Maritime Southeast Asia are seen as an entity, where music and dance, sound and movement,... [more]

$252.00

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The Routledge Circus Studies Reader

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The Routledge Circus Studies Reader

Katie Lavers, Peta Tait

Circus

Paperback

The Routledge Circus Studies Reader offers an absorbing critical introduction to this diverse and emerging field. It brings... [more]

$88.99

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Victorian Magic

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Victorian Magic

Geoffrey Lamb

Conjuring & magic; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Social & cultural history

Hardback

First published in 1976. This title brings the Victorian era to life with stories of its spectacular leading magicians, conjurers,... [more]

$198.00

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Improvisation Hypermedia and the Arts since 1945

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Improvisation Hypermedia and the Arts since 1945

Roger Dean, Hazel Smith

Dance & Performing arts

Paperback

In presenting their definition of improvisation, the authors consider developments in improvisation in the arts since 1945... [more]

$75.99

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101 Magic Tricks: Any Time. Any Place. - Step by step instructions to engage, challenge, and entertain At Home, In the Street, At School, In the Office, At a Party

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101 Magic Tricks: Any Time. Any Place. - Step by step instructions to engage,...

Bryan Miles

Conjuring & magic

Paperback

Now is your chance to learn 101 magic tricks, specially selected for the amateur, which don't require any equipment, and are... [more]

$24.99

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Metaphor and Musical Thought

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Metaphor and Musical Thought

Michael Spitzer

Dance & Performing arts; Music; History

Paperback

Treating issues of language, aesthetics, semiotics, and cognition, this book offers an evaluation and an original theory of... [more]

$89.00

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The Psychology of Perfectionism in Sport, Dance and Exercise

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The Psychology of Perfectionism in Sport, Dance and Exercise

Andrew Hill

Dance; Psychology; Sports psychology

Hardback

Perfectionism has been found to play an important yet complex role in sport,... [more]

$242.00

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Foam Patterning and Construction Techniques: Turning 2D Designs into 3D Shapes

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Foam Patterning and Construction Techniques: Turning 2D Designs into 3D...

Mary McClung (Professor of Costume Design, West Virginia University.)

Art techniques & principles; Theatre: technical & background skills; Puppetry, miniature & toy theatre

Hardback

Foam Patterning and Construction Techniques: Turning 2D Designs into 3D Shapes explains how to create your theatrical prop,... [more]

$198.00

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Dance As Education: Towards A National Dance Culture

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Dance As Education: Towards A National Dance Culture

Peter Brinson

Dance; Teaching of a specific subject; Sports & outdoor recreation (Children's&YA)

Hardback

In this volume the author examines the place of dance in contemporary Britain. Doing so, he sets out to provide the historical,... [more]

$231.00

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A Strange Proximity: Stage Presence, Failure, and the Ethics of Attention

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A Strange Proximity: Stage Presence, Failure, and the Ethics of Attention...

Jon Foley Sherman (Franklin & Marshall College, USA)

Theatre Studies; Dance & Performing arts

Hardback

What happens in the relationship between audience and performer? What choices are made in the space of performance about... [more]

$221.00

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Ballet: From the First Plie to Mastery, An Eight-Year Course

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Ballet: From the First Plie to Mastery, An Eight-Year Course

Anna Paskevska

Ballet

Hardback

Designed as a complement to a beginning student's ballet training, this book introduces fundamentals and precepts of the technique,... [more]

$242.00

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William Forsythe

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William Forsythe

Senta Driver

Dance; Ballet

Hardback

A study of the American classical ballet choreographer William Forsythe. It contains primary source material as well as the... [more]

$231.00

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Popular Film and Television Comedy

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Popular Film and Television Comedy

Frank Krutnik, Steve Neale (University of Exeter, UK)

Dance & Performing arts

Hardback

How is comedy related to its institutional context? Neale and Krutnik, in this wide-ranging discussion of the genre, propose... [more]

$231.00

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Women & Film

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Women & Film

E. Ann Kaplan

Dance & Performing arts

Hardback

Analyzes the treatment of women in American movies and examines the themes of a variety of contemporary movies made by women.... [more]

$231.00

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The Routledge Circus Studies Reader

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The Routledge Circus Studies Reader

Katie Lavers, Peta Tait

Circus

Hardback

The Routledge Circus Studies Reader offers an absorbing critical introduction to this diverse and emerging field. It brings... [more]

$252.00

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Beginning Jazz Dance

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Beginning Jazz Dance

James Robey

Contemporary dance

Paperback

Beginning Jazz Dance provides students with the context, background information and basic instruction they need in order to... [more]

$73.00

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The Worlds of Gerry and Sylvia Anderson: The Story Behind International Rescue

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The Worlds of Gerry and Sylvia Anderson: The Story Behind International...

Ian Fryer

Puppetry, miniature & toy theatre

Hardback

An in-depth look at the making of the classic puppet and live action series produced by Gerry and Sylvia Anderson that thrilled... [more]

$75.00

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Gender and Dance in Modern Iran: Biopolitics on stage

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Gender and Dance in Modern Iran: Biopolitics on stage

Ida Meftahi (The Pennsylvania State University)

Dance; Gender studies: women

Hardback

Gender and Dance in Modern Iran: Biopolitics on Stage investigates the ways dancing bodies have been providing evidence for... [more]

$252.00

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Dance Production: Design and Technology

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Dance Production: Design and Technology

Jeromy Hopgood (Associate Professor, Eastern Michigan University)

Theatre: technical & background skills; Dance

Paperback

Dance Production: Design and Technology introduces you to the skills you need to plan, design, and execute the technical aspects... [more]

$79.99

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Dance: American Art, 1830-1960

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Dance: American Art, 1830-1960

Thomas F. DeFrantz, Lynn Garafola, Dakin Hart, Constance Valis Hill, Analisa Leppanen-Guerra

Dance

Hardback

A landmark examination of the art and artists inspired by American dance from 1830 to 1960 [more]

$98.00

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Hope: Entertainer of the Century

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Hope: Entertainer of the Century

Richard Zoglin

Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; Television; Variety shows, music hall, cabaret; Biography: arts & entertainment

Paperback

The first definitive biography of Bob Hope, that makes the case that he was most important entertainer of the twentieth century.... [more]

$26.99

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