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An Introduction to Community Dance Practice

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An Introduction to Community Dance Practice

Diane Amans

The Arts: General & Reference; Dance

Paperback

This introductory textbook is aimed at undergraduates studying community dance. Drawing on high profile contributors, the... [more]

$59.95

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Flying Funny: My Life without a Net

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Flying Funny: My Life without a Net

Dudley Riggs

Individual actors & performers; Circus; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

Hardback

The unusual gravity-defying first act of improvisational theater's founding father; the fun of storytelling with the wry insights... [more]

$33.99

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Marina Abramovic: The Cleaner

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Marina Abramovic: The Cleaner

Moderna Museet

Art & design styles: from c 1960; Individual artists, art monographs; Dance & Performing arts

Paperback

Since the early 1970s Marina Abramovic explores the intersection between performing and visual art in her work and, though... [more]

$70.00

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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]

$29.99

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Dance Composition Basics-2nd Edition

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Dance Composition Basics-2nd Edition

Pamela Anderson Sofras

Choreography

Mixed media product

Designed for beginning college-level dance composition courses and dance courses at the middle and high school levels, this... [more]

$119.00

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Merce Cunningham: Common Time

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Merce Cunningham: Common Time

Fionn Meade, Joan Rothfuss

Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; Choreography; Contemporary dance

Hardback

The definitive publication on the most influential choreographer of our time. [more]

$80.00

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Musical Theatre: A Workbook for Further Study

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Musical Theatre: A Workbook for Further Study

David Henson, Kenneth Pickering

Theatre Studies; Other performing arts; Musicals

Paperback

An accessible and engaging second workbook on musical theatre, presenting students with the next steps for practising, developing... [more]

$55.95

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The Royal Ballet  Yearbook: 2016/17

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The Royal Ballet Yearbook: 2016/17

Royal Ballet

Ballet; Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs

Paperback

The rebranded Royal Ballet Yearbook series is back, with extra editorial features and exclusive behind-the-scenes content... [more]

$45.00

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Sawdust Sisterhood: How Circus Empowered Women

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Sawdust Sisterhood: How Circus Empowered Women

Steve Ward

Circus; General & world history; Social & cultural history; Gender studies: women

Paperback

Women have had a significant presence in the circus since Patty Jones first performed in 1768 with her husband Philip Astley... [more]

$49.95

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Jasmin Vardimon's Dance Theatre: Movement, memory and metaphor

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Jasmin Vardimon's Dance Theatre: Movement, memory and metaphor

Libby Worth (Royal Holloway, University of London, UK), Jasmin Vardimon

Performance art; Theatre direction & production; Dance

Paperback

Jasmin Vardimon's Dance Theatre offers an unusual, intimate insight into the devising and training processes of a choreographer... [more]

$65.99

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Summer of Love: Art, Fashion, and Rock and Roll

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Summer of Love: Art, Fashion, and Rock and Roll

Dennis Mcnally, Joel Selvin

Art & design styles: from c 1960; Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; Pageants, parades, festivals; Popular culture

Hardback

Featuring a wide array of iconic rock posters, period photographs, music memorabilia and light shows, out-of-this-world clothing,... [more]

$120.00

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Your Move: A New Approach to the Study of Movement and Dance

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Your Move: A New Approach to the Study of Movement and Dance

Ann Hutchinson Guest

Dance

Hardback

First Published in 1983. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. [more]

$210.00

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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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Social Dance and the Modernist Imagination in Interwar Britain

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Social Dance and the Modernist Imagination in Interwar Britain

Rishona Zimring

The Arts: General & Reference; Dance; Literary studies: from c 1900 -

Paperback

Arguing that social dance haunted the interwar imagination, Zimring reveals the powerful figurative importance of music and... [more]

$88.99

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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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Nordic Dance Spaces: Practicing and Imagining a Region

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Nordic Dance Spaces: Practicing and Imagining a Region

Petri Hoppu

Theatre Studies; Dance; Music: styles & genres; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900

Paperback

Dance has been connected to the practices and ideologies that have shaped notions of a Nordic region for more than a century... [more]

$88.99

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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; History; Black & Asian studies; Crime & criminology

Paperback

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

$32.99

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Serious Fun: The Power of Improvisation for Learning and Life

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Serious Fun: The Power of Improvisation for Learning and Life

Ruth Yamamoto

Performance art; Acting techniques; Other performing arts

Paperback

The importance of play and fun to people's lives cannot be stressed enough in today's cultural climate of high stress, high... [more]

$44.99

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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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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; Popular culture

Paperback

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

$88.99

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Anything is Possible: The Magic, the Mystery, the Life

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Anything is Possible: The Magic, the Mystery, the Life

Cosentino

Conjuring & magic; Biography; Autobiography: arts & entertainment

Paperback

Cosentino is Australia's premier illusionist - a magician to his fingertips, a man who constantly challenges our notions of... [more]

$35.00

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The Carole: A Study of a Medieval Dance

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The Carole: A Study of a Medieval Dance

Robert Mullally

Dance; Medieval & Renaissance music (c 1000 to c 1600); Literary studies: classical, early & medieval; Medieval history

Paperback

The carole was the principal social dance in France and England from c 1100 to c 1400 and was frequently mentioned in French... [more]

$88.99

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The Ballet Lover's Companion

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The Ballet Lover's Companion

Zoe Anderson

Theatre Studies; Ballet

Paperback

A richly informed, up-to-date performance guide to more than 140 favorite ballets, from the classical era to the present day... [more]

$44.99

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The People's Bard: How China Made Shakespeare its Own: Penguin Specials

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The People's Bard: How China Made Shakespeare its Own: Penguin Specials...

Nancy Pellegrini

Theatre: individual actors & directors; Other performing arts; Literary studies: general; History

Paperback

The story of Shakespeare in China is one of cultural blending and reinvention. Peopled by devoted evangelists, theatre directors... [more]

$9.99

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Your Move: A New Approach to the Study of Movement and Dance: Exercise Sheets

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Your Move: A New Approach to the Study of Movement and Dance: Exercise Sheets...

Ann Hutchinson Guest

Dance

Hardback

First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. [more]

$231.00

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