Critically-acclaimed and new to paper. A former Balanchine principal dancer and for many years a teacher at the American School of Ballet, Schorer provides a comprehensive and entertaining guide/treatise on Balanchine's world-renowned technique.
New to paper. Autobiographical essays and erudite commentary showcase the late cultural impresario (most notably of New York City Ballet fame) Lincoln Kirstein’s knowledge of dance, painting, photography, theatre, politics, and literature.
NEW to paper. The dances from this regions major islands are explored in the contexts of social history, tradition, ritual, and performance as well as their influence in the extensive diaspora communities in North America,
Written by a direct eyewitness to many of the described incidents, someone who knew Vaganova intimately, this is the only authorized biography about the creator of the renowned Russian ballet curriculum. Published for the first time in English.
Former American Ballet Theatre dancer Rosalie O'Connor gives us an intimate look at one of America's greatest dance companies, a glimpse of unforgettable moments both behind the curtain and onstage during her 15 years with the company.