Win It! Ballerina Gets Ready

Win It! Ballerina Gets Ready by Allegra Kent illustrated by Catherine Stock 40 pages; $16.95 Former New York City Ballet principal Allegra Kent details the daily life of a ballerina in this brilliantly illustrated book. Your young dancers will love following Iris as...

Win It! This Very Moment: teaching thinking dancing

This Very Moment: teaching thinking dancing by Barbara Dilley Naropa University Press; 203 pages; $40   Barbara Dilley, former Cunningham and Judson Church dancer, weaves her memoirs into this handbook for movement improvisation and composition practices.   Enter...

Win It! Tallulah's Tap Shoes

Tallulah’s Tap Shoes By Marilyn Singer Illustrated by Alexandra Boiger 48 pages; $16.99   The latest installment in the popular Tallulah series has Tallulah trying something new: tap! If you have students who feel uncomfortable trying new styles, this story...

Win It! Rebel On Pointe: A Memoir of Ballet & Broadway

Rebel On Pointe: A Memoir of Ballet & Broadway by Lee Wilson University Press of Florida; 224 pages; $24.95 Follow Lee Wilson on her dance journey from American suburbia in the 1950s to Europe–where she danced for royalty–and finally to the Broadway...

Playing to Win: Raising Children in a Competitive Culture

Playing to Win: Raising Children in a Competitive Culture by Hilary Levey Friedman 298 pages, $29.95 For her book Playing to Win, Harvard graduate Hilary Levey Friedman spent nine months observing competitive dance through the lens of two Boston-area dance studios...

Come home Charley Patton

Come home Charley Patton By Ralph Lemon Wesleyan University Press, 2013 240 pages In the final installment of his Geography trilogy, acclaimed modern choreographer, visual artist and author Ralph Lemon documents his artistic process. Come home Charley Patton revolves...

Music Fundamentals for Dance

by Nola Nolen Holland Human Kinetics, 2013 e-book $22, paperback $39 Several textbooks have been written for beginner music theory students, but very few are tailored specifically to dancers. In Music Fundamentals for Dance (123 pages), author Nola Holland, assistant...

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