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    Hope in a Ballet Shoe: Orphaned by War, Saved by Ballet: An Extraordinary True Story

    R89,00 R150,00
    Growing up in war-torn Sierra Leone, she witnessed atrocities that no child ever should. Her father was killed by rebels and her mother died of famine. Sent to an orphanage, Michaela DePrince was mistreated. Then she and her best friend are adopted by an American couple. But life in the States isn't without difficulties. This book tells her story.

    Myth Performance in the African Diasporas: Ritual, Theatre, and Dance

    R1 259,00
    This book examines the concept and practice of myth performance in African Diaspora dramas and dances. These six essays chart a new path that enriches and enhances the understanding of African diaspora myth performance in literary and diaspora studies.

    The Ballet Lover's Companion

    R468,00 R550,00

    Life in Motion

    R183,00 R215,00
    Determination meets dance in this memoir by the history-making ballerina

    Bolshoi Confidential: Secrets of the Russian Ballet from the Rule of the Tsars to Today

    R249,00 R350,00
    On a freezing night in January 2013, an assailant hurled acid in the face of the artistic director of the Bolshoi Ballet, Sergei Filin. The crime, organized by a lead soloist, dragged one of Russia's most illustrious institutions into scandal.

    The Meaning of Tango: The Story of the Argentinian Dance

    From the backstreets of Buenos Aires to Parisian high society, this is the extraordinary story of the dance that captivated the world - a tale of politics and passion, immigration and romance. The Tango was the cornerstone of Argentine culture, and has lasted for more than a hundred years, popular today in America, Japan and Europe.

    Dance History: An Introduction

    R1 105,00
    This revised core text addresses the rationale, process, techniques and methodologies specific to the study of dance history. A team of dance historians covers the study of dance in its traditional and performance contexts, offering a range of starting points for study.

    Dances of Italy

    R672,00 R672,50

    Envisioning Dance on Film and Video: Dance for the Camera

    R1 010,00
    Virtually everyone working in dance uses electronic media technology. This work chronicles this 100-year history and gives readers insight on how dance creatively exploits the art and craft of film and video. It explores various aspects of the process of rendering a three-dimensional art form in two-dimensional electronic media.

    Dancing Communities: Performance, Difference and Connection in the Global City

    R2 263,00
    Dancers create 'civic culture' as performances for public consumption, but also as vernaculars connecting individuals who may have little in common. Examining performance and the construction of culturally diverse communities the book suggests that amateur and concert dance can teach us how to live and work productively together.

    Tapworks: A Tap Dictionary and Reference Manual

    This dictionary features more than 1500 up-to-date entries, researched by its internationally respected author, Beverly Fletcher. Each tap term is concisely defined in all its variations. Clear directions on "How to Execute" are given.

    Dancers Among Us: A Celebration of Joy in the Everyday

    Presents photographs of dancers leaping, spinning, lifting, kicking - but in the midst of daily life: on the beach, at a construction site, in a library, a restaurant, a park. Organized around themes of work, play, love, exploration, dreaming, and more, this book celebrates life in a way that's fresh, surprising, original, universal.

    Bolshoi Confidential: Secrets of the Russian Ballet--from the Rule of the Tsars to Today

    R514,00 R542,89
    An enthralling, definitive new history of the Bolshoi Ballet, where visionary performances onstage compete with political machinations backstage.