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The Nutcracker Backstage: The Story And The Magic
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|September 1, 2004

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This inside look at the The Nutcracker combines both the story and insights into the performance, creating a rich complement to the classic ballet. Abundant illustrations and elaborate explanations of each character, from the Nutcracker Prince to Mother Ginger,…
Broadway, Balanchine, And Beyond: A Memoir

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In this memoir of a roller-coaster career on the New York stage, former actor and dancer Bettijane Sills offers a highly personal look at the art and practice of George Balanchine, one of ballet?s greatest choreographers, and the inner workings of his…
Outside the Limelight
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|October 30, 2016

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A Kirkus Indie Books of the Month Selection  Rising ballet star Dena Lindgren's dream career is knocked off its axis when a puzzling onstage fall results in a crushing diagnosis: a brain tumor. Looming surgery and its long recovery period…
Rebel on Pointe: A Memoir of Ballet and Broadway

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"Touching and beautiful; Lee Wilson is an inspiration to us all for finding a passion in life and moving beyond familial pressures and societal norms."-Zippora Karz, former soloist, New York City Ballet   "The culture of the ballet world is divulged in all…
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Ballerina: Sex, Scandal, and Suffering Behind the Symbol of Perfection
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|February 25, 2014

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Throughout her history, the ballerina has been perceived as the embodiment of beauty and perfection — she is the feminine ideal. But the reality is another story. Beginning with the earliest ballerinas, who often led double lives as concubines, Deirdre Kelly…
Thinking through Dance: The Philosophy of Dance Performance and Practices

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'Thinking Through Dance' explores important philosophical questions raised in and by dance. Its themes include the embodiment and personhood of dancers; issues of dance work ontology and performance identity; how dance is perceived and understood; the relevance…
Romantic Recollections
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|August 4, 2010

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The Russian ballerina Lydia Kyasht was very much a free spirit. A childhood friend of her fellow ballerina Tamara Karsavina, she appears frequently in the early pages of the latter's autobiography, usually as chief mischief-maker, and her autobiography reflects…
Italian Ballet 1637-1977
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|November 15, 2005

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For the second catalogue of materials from the John Milton and Ruth Neils Ward Collection of the Harvard Theatre Collection, Professor Ward has selected over 2,100 items relating to Italian ballet from the seventeenth through the twentieth century. Italian Ballet…
Early Days, Early Dancers: Early Years of the National Ballet of Canada
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|October 30, 2020

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Adagio
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|June 4, 2020

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Basic Principles of Classical Ballet
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|March 21, 2012

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Discusses all basic principles of ballet, grouping movement by fundamental types. Diagrams show clearly the exact foot, leg, arm, and body positions for the proper execution of many steps and movements. Offers dancers, teachers, and ballet lovers information…