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Choreographing Empathy: Kinesthesia in Performance

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Choreographing Empathy: Kinesthesia in Performance

Susan Leigh Foster

Dance

Hardback

What do we feel when we watch dancing? Do we 'dance along' inwardly? Do we sense what the dancer's body is feeling? If we... [more]

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Crossing Cultural Borders Through the Actor's Work: Foreign Bodies of Knowledge

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Crossing Cultural Borders Through the Actor's Work: Foreign Bodies of Knowledge...

Claudia Tatinge Nascimento

Acting techniques; Dance & Performing arts; Plays & playscripts

Paperback

Offers an analysis of how the intersection of technique, memory, and imagination inform performance. This title redirects... [more]

$79.99

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Communicating for Success

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Communicating for Success

Cheryl M. Hamilton, Bonnie Creel

Dance & Performing arts; Communication studies; Educational: Citizenship & social education

Paperback

Revised edition of Communicating for success, c2011. [more]

$252.00

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Painful in Daily Doses: An anecdotal memoir

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Painful in Daily Doses: An anecdotal memoir

Anthony Steel

Pageants, parades, festivals; Biography; Biography: general

Paperback

In this engaging memoir Anthony Steel tells his story, from growing up in a wealthy steel manufacturing family - the Steels... [more]

$39.95

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The Choreography of Modernism in France: La Danseuse 1830-1930

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The Choreography of Modernism in France: La Danseuse 1830-1930

Julie Townsend

Dance; Literary studies: c 1800 to c 1900 ; Literary studies: from c 1900 -

Hardback

Whether in the pages of a trashy novel, under the glow of gaslights, in a dance hall, or on the walls of art galleries, the... [more]

$139.00

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Bravemouth

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Bravemouth

Pamela Stephenson

Dance & Performing arts; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment

Paperback

Sequel to the 'book of the year' million-copy bestseller, BILLY, and reissued to coincide with the ITV tie-in, BILLY CONNOLLY:... [more]

$25.99

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Female Voices from an Ewe Dance-drumming Community in Ghana: Our Music Has Become a Divine Spirit

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Female Voices from an Ewe Dance-drumming Community in Ghana: Our Music Has...

James Burns

Dance; Music: styles & genres; Folk & traditional music; Popular culture

Hardback

Presents an ethnography of a group of female musicians from the Dzigbordi community dance-drumming club from the rural town... [more]

$252.00

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Candy Girl: A Year In The Life Of An Unlikely Stripper

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Candy Girl: A Year In The Life Of An Unlikely Stripper

Diablo Cody

Dance & Performing arts; Biography; Biography: general; Memoirs; Ethical issues: prostitution & sex industry

Paperback

Diablo Cody was twenty-four years old when she decided there had to be more to life than typing copy at an ad agency. On a... [more]

$24.95

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Mao's Last Dancer

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Mao's Last Dancer

Li Cunxin

Ballet; Autobiography: arts & entertainment; Humanities

CD-Audio

This is the true story of how, by the thinnest thread of a chance, one moment in time changed the course of a small boy's... [more]

$39.95

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Robert Helpmann Biography: A Servant of Art by Anna Bemrose

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Robert Helpmann Biography: A Servant of Art by Anna Bemrose

Anna Bemrose

Dance & Performing arts; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment

Hardback

Sir Robert Helpmann was a phenomenon in the arts - effortlessly switching between ballet, opera, the stage and film in multifaceted... [more]

$19.95

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Mao's Last Dancer

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Mao's Last Dancer

Li Cunxin

Dance & Performing arts

Audio

A biography of a young Chinese peasant boy who emerged from abject poverty, defected to the US, and became principal dancer... [more]

$29.95

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The Director's Craft: A Handbook for the Theatre

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The Director's Craft: A Handbook for the Theatre

Katie Mitchell (The Royal National Theatre, UK)

Dance & Performing arts

Hardback

A step-by-step guide to directing for the stage. It provides assistance with various aspects of the varied challenges facing... [more]

$187.00

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Wild Lavender

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Wild Lavender

Belinda Alexandra

Dance & Performing arts

Audio

Available on cassette and MP3-CD. A celebration of music, beauty, pleasure and friendship from the author of White Gardenia.... [more]

$18.95

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Further Steps 2: Fourteen Choreographers on What's the R.A.G.E. in Modern Dance

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Further Steps 2: Fourteen Choreographers on What's the R.A.G.E. in Modern...

Constance Kreemer

Dance

Hardback

Discusses the roles of race, gender, politics, and the social environment on artists' work. This book traces the lives and... [more]

$198.00

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King Lear: New Critical Essays

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King Lear: New Critical Essays

Jeffrey Kahan

Dance & Performing arts; Literary studies: c 1500 to c 1800; Shakespeare studies & criticism

Hardback

Using a variety of approaches, from postcolonialism and New Historicism to psychoanalysis and gender studies, this book offers... [more]

$252.00

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The Peasant Prince

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The Peasant Prince

Li Cunxin

Dance & Performing arts; Children's & Educational; Family & home stories (Children's&YA)

CD-Audio

This is your one chance. You have your secret dreams. Follow them! Make them come true ... In a poor village in northern China,... [more]

$29.95

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Your Move

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Your Move

Ann Hutchinson Guest, Tina Curran

Dance

Paperback

Taking an approach to teaching notation through movement exercises, this book guides students through: movement, stillness,... [more]

$94.99

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The Incomparable Hester Santlow: A Dancer-Actress on the Georgian Stage

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The Incomparable Hester Santlow: A Dancer-Actress on the Georgian Stage...

Moira Goff

Theatre Studies; Dance; Biography: general

Hardback

Hester Santlow was one of the contributers to the development of dance on the London stage. This work examines Santlow's personal... [more]

$252.00

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Reworking the Ballet: Counter Narratives and Alternative Bodies

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Reworking the Ballet: Counter Narratives and Alternative Bodies

Vida L. Midgelow (University of Northampton, UK)

Ballet

Hardback

Illustrates the ways in which the reimagining of the Classical and Romantic ballets destroy and recreate their source material,... [more]

$198.00

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Physical Theatres: A Critical Reader

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Physical Theatres: A Critical Reader

John Keefe, Simon Murray

Dance & Performing arts

Hardback

Suitable for students of physically orientated theatre, this book aims to trace the roots and development of physicality in... [more]

$221.00

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Small Acts of Repair: Performance, Ecology and Goat Island

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Small Acts of Repair: Performance, Ecology and Goat Island

Stephen Bottoms (University of Leeds, UK), Matthew Goulish (Goat Island, Chicago, USA)

Dance & Performing arts

Hardback

Goat Island are one of the world's leading contemporary performance ensembles. This book documents and critiques the company's... [more]

$198.00

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Othello

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Othello

William, of Chartres

Dance & Performing arts; Plays & playscripts

Paperback

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

$12.99

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Multi-media: Video - Installation - Performance

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Multi-media: Video - Installation - Performance

Nick Kaye (University of Exeter, UK)

The Arts: General & Reference; Theatre Studies; Dance & Performing arts; Media studies

Hardback

Combines scholarly analysis and original work to present a investigation of multi-media arts practice. This work charts the... [more]

$221.00

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The Silent Showman: Sir George Tallis, the man behind the world's largest entertainment organisation of the 1920s

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The Silent Showman: Sir George Tallis, the man behind the world's largest...

Michael Tallis, Joan Tallis

Dance & Performing arts; Biography: general

Hardback

George Tallis arrived in Australia as a 17-year-old immigrant in 1886, and rose to become head of J.C. Williamson Ltd, the... [more]

$24.95

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Arts of Perception: The Epistemological Mentality of the Spanish Baroque, 1580-1720

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Arts of Perception: The Epistemological Mentality of the Spanish Baroque,...

Jeremy Robbins (University of Edinburgh, UK)

Dance & Performing arts

Hardback

Offers an account of a key period in Spanish history and culture and a fundamental reassessment of its major writers and intellectuals,... [more]

$284.00

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