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Anna Halprin

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Anna Halprin

Libby Worth (Royal Holloway, University of London, UK), Helen Poynor

Performance art; Theatre Studies; Dance

Hardback

This guidebook traces the life's work of radical dance-maker Anna Halprin, documenting her early career as a modern dancer... [more]

$231.00

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Pina Bausch

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Pina Bausch

Royd Climenhaga (The New School for Liberal Arts, New York, USA)

Performance art; Theatre Studies; Dance

Hardback

Presents an overview of theatre-maker Pina Bausch's work and methods. This title presents an historical and artistic context... [more]

$231.00

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Truevine: An Extraordinary True Story of Two Brothers and a Mother's Love

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Truevine: An Extraordinary True Story of Two Brothers and a Mother's Love...

Beth Macy

Circus; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Black & Asian studies

Paperback

An extraordinary and moving story of two brothers from the American South who were stolen away to become circus freaks. [more]

$19.99

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Theatre Management: Arts Leadership for the 21st Century

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Theatre Management: Arts Leadership for the 21st Century

Anthony Rhine

Theatre direction & production; Dance & Performing arts

Paperback

A comprehensive and critically engaged overview of the processes involved in developing and managing a theatre in the 21st... [more]

$53.95

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Wild Family: Seven Stories of Extraordinary Animal Friendship

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Wild Family: Seven Stories of Extraordinary Animal Friendship

Dr. Bhagavan Antle

Animal spectacles

Hardback

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

$24.99

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The Life of P.T. Barnum

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The Life of P.T. Barnum

P.T. Barnum

Circus; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

Paperback

HarperCollins is proud to present its incredible range of best-loved, essential classics. [more]

$14.99

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Cooperman!: The Life of Tommy Cooper

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Cooperman!: The Life of Tommy Cooper

Ian Carroll

Conjuring & magic; Biography: arts & entertainment

Hardback

From humble beginnings to yearnings of stardom; early setbacks, marriage to Dove; the struggle to the top and the endless... [more]

$39.99

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Theatre and Dance

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Theatre and Dance

Kate Elswit

Theatre Studies; Dance

Paperback

This succinct and engaging text explores the interdependence between theatre and dance. [more]

$16.95

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On Choreography and Making Dance Theatre

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On Choreography and Making Dance Theatre

Mark Bruce

Choreography

Paperback

Award-winning choreographer Mark Bruce's aim as an artist is to tap the subconscious, our hearts; transcend our everyday lives... [more]

$29.99

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Territories of the Visual in Spain and Spanish America: Visual Studies and UK Hispanism

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Territories of the Visual in Spain and Spanish America: Visual Studies and...

Jo Evans (University College London, UK), Julia Biggane (University of Aberdeen, UK), Nuria Triana-Toribio (University of Kent, Canterbury, UK)

The Arts: General & Reference; Films, movies & cinema; Dance; Hispanic & Latino studies; Anthropology

Paperback

While studying the theory and contemporary impact of 'embodied' viewing, this book celebrates the emergence and development... [more]

$79.99

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Rick Steves European Festivals (First Edition)

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Rick Steves European Festivals (First Edition)

Rick Steves

Pageants, parades, festivals; Travel tips & advice: general; Travel & holiday guides

Paperback

Party at the best festivals in Europe with bestselling author Rick Steves! [more]

$19.99

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Raising the Barre: Big Dreams, False Starts, and My Midlife Quest to Dance the Nutcracker

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Raising the Barre: Big Dreams, False Starts, and My Midlife Quest to Dance...

Lauren Kessler

Ballet; Memoirs

Paperback

An award-winning author's journey to break out of the expectations of midlife and reclaim the daring of her girlhood by dancing... [more]

$23.99

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Unfinished Business: Michael Jackson, Detroit, and the Figural Economy of American Deindustrialization

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Unfinished Business: Michael Jackson, Detroit, and the Figural Economy of...

Judith Hamera (Professor of Dance, Professor of Dance, Princeton University)

Dance; Theory of music & musicology; Cultural studies; Black & Asian studies; Economics

Paperback

Unfinished Business argues that U.S. deindustrialization cannot be separated from race, specifically from choreographed movements... [more]

$48.95

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DIY Circus Lab for Kids: A Family- Friendly Guide for Juggling, Balancing, Clowning, and Show-Making

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DIY Circus Lab for Kids: A Family- Friendly Guide for Juggling, Balancing,...

Jackie Leigh Davis

Circus

Paperback

From skills to props, DIY Circus Lab for Kids teaches you and your family everything you need to know to produce your own... [more]

$24.99

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The Royal Ballet Yearbook 2017/18

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The Royal Ballet Yearbook 2017/18

Royal Ballet

Ballet; Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs

Paperback

A beautiful gift book packed with lavish pictures from the last year at The Royal Ballet, packed with interviews and editorial... [more]

$44.99

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Where's My Welly?: The World's Greatest Music Festival Challenge

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Where's My Welly?: The World's Greatest Music Festival Challenge

Matt Everitt And Jim Stot

Pageants, parades, festivals; Music reviews & criticism; Music: styles & genres; Humour

Hardback

From muddy fields to rock legends, Woodstock to Glastonbury, folk to dance, this book celebrates the greatest music festivals... [more]

$18.99

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Mary Wigman

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Mary Wigman

Mary Anne Santos Newhall (University of New Mexico, USA)

Performance art; Theatre Studies; Dance

Paperback

This book considers dancer, teacher, and choreographer Mary Wigman, a leading innovator in Expressionist dance whose radical... [more]

$44.99

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Hijikata Tatsumi and Ohno Kazuo

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Hijikata Tatsumi and Ohno Kazuo

Sondra Fraleigh (State University of New York, USA), Tamah Nakamura (Kyushu University, Japan)

Theatre Studies; Dance

Paperback

Part of the Routledge Performance Practitioners series, this book deals with the contribution of two of modern theatre's... [more]

$44.99

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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, gender groups

Paperback

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

$79.99

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Nutrition for Dancers: Basics, Performance Enhancement, Practical Tips

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Nutrition for Dancers: Basics, Performance Enhancement, Practical Tips

Liane Simmel (Fit for dance, Munich, Germany), Eva-Maria Kraft (Nutrition for Dancers, Vienna, Austria)

Dance; Dietetics & nutrition

Paperback

Dancers are top performance athletes on stage - to keep fit and healthy proper nutrition is an integral part of an optimal... [more]

$65.99

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Circus Mania: The Ultimate Book for Anyone Who Ever Dreamed of Running Away with the Circus

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Circus Mania: The Ultimate Book for Anyone Who Ever Dreamed of Running Away...

Douglas McPherson

Circus

Paperback

Celebrating 250 years of the circus. A new edition of a unique and highly regarded book on the world of the circus. Up-to-date... [more]

$29.99

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Staging British South Asian Culture: Bollywood and Bhangra in British Theatre

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Staging British South Asian Culture: Bollywood and Bhangra in British Theatre...

Jerri Daboo (Exeter University)

Performance art; Theatre Studies; Dance; Society & culture: general; Popular culture

Paperback

Staging British South Asian Culture: Bollywood and Bhangra in British Theatre looks afresh at the popularity of forms and... [more]

$65.99

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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

Paperback

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

$60.99

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Dance Anatomy 2nd Edition

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Dance Anatomy 2nd Edition

Jacqui Greene Haas

Dance; Biomechanics, human kinetics

Paperback

Dance Anatomy is a visually stunning presentation of more than 100 of the most effective dance, movement, and performance... [more]

$49.99

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Theatre & Stage Photography: A Guide to Capturing Images of Theatre, Dance, Opera, and Other Performance Events

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Theatre & Stage Photography: A Guide to Capturing Images of Theatre, Dance,...

William Kenyon (Associate Professor, Head of Lighting Design, School of Theatre Penn State University)

Special kinds of photography; Theatre Studies; Dance & Performing arts

Hardback

Documenting theatrical and stage events under the often dramatic lighting designed for the production provides a number of... [more]

$242.00

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