Tag: dance books

Spring Book Roundup: 10 New Dance Titles to Enjoy This Season   

Like a long-awaited performance premiere, many books on dance and dance education are developed and crafted over several years. The 10 new titles shared here clearly show the writers’ devotion to the form and to the field at large. It is a wonderful, varied collection ranging from memoirs to philosophical musings, from the basics of […]

What to Read and Watch During Quarantine: Recommendations from Master Teacher Katiti King

Having a lighter dance schedule these days means more time to dive into your dance history— including the broader social and political issues that have influenced dancemakers past and present. Katiti King, a faculty member at Barnard College and Gibney in New York City, shares her list of who and what to read and watch […]

3 Books Dance Teachers Should Read This Year

1. Ballet: The Definitive Illustrated Story By Viviana Durante, former principal dancer for The Royal Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, Teatro alla Scala and Japan’s K-Ballet $27.19 on Amazon Viviana Durante presents a history of ballet, including its origins at royal court, the first national ballet companies and contemporary works, and more than 70 famous ballet […]