Ballet Products

  • Creative Ballet Teaching

    Technique and Artistry for the 21st Century Ballet Dancer, 1st Edition

    By Cadence Whittier

    How do teachers create a classroom environment that promotes collaborative and inquiry-based approaches to learning ballet? How do teachers impart the stylistic qualities of ballet while also supporting each dancer’s artistic instincts and development of a personal style? How does ballet technique…

    Paperback – 2017-07-27

  • Moving Oceans

    Celebrating Dance in the South Pacific, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ralph Buck, Nicholas Rowe

    Celebrating the diversity of dance across the South Pacific, this volume studies the various experiences, motivations and aims for dance, emerging from the voices of dance professionals in the islands. In particular, it focuses on the interplay of cultures and pathways of migration as people move…

    Hardback – 2014-04-02
    Routledge India
    Celebrating Dance in Asia and the Pacific

  • From Petipa to Balanchine

    Classical Revival and the Modernisation of Ballet, 1st Edition

    By Tim Scholl

    In this rich interdisciplinary study Tim Scholl provides a provocative and timely re-evaluation of the development of ballet from the 1880s to the middle of the twentieth century. In the light of a thoughtful re-appraisal of dance classicism he locates the roots of modern ballet in the works of…

    Paperback – 2014-02-18

  • Never Far from Dancing

    Ballet artists in new roles, 1st Edition

    Edited by Barbara Newman

    A series of interviews with some of the foremost dancers in twentieth-century ballet, Never Far from Dancing reflects on the paths that their careers have taken since they retired from the stage. Barbara Newman has expertly edited each of her interviews to read as a monologue, addressing every…

    Paperback – 2013-11-18

  • The Green Table

    Labanotation, Music, History, and Photographs, 1st Edition

    By Ann Hutchinson Guest

    * Score, photographs, and production details of one of this century's best-loved ballets * Includes rare archival material * Packaged with audio CD This work brings together the complete dance score of The Green Table--one of the most famous ballets of the 20th century--in Labanotation, along with…

    Paperback – 2013-09-03

  • Dancing in the Vortex

    The Story of Ida Rubinstein, 1st Edition

    By Vicki Woolf

    First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2012-01-09
    Choreography and Dance Studies Series

  • Dance Discourses

    Keywords in Dance Research, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susanne Franco, Marina Nordera

    Focusing on politics, gender, and identities, a group of international dance scholars provide a broad overview of new methodological approaches – with specific case studies – and how they can be applied to the study of ballet and modern dance. With an introduction exploring the…

    Paperback – 2007-11-28

  • Reworking the Ballet

    Counter Narratives and Alternative Bodies, 1st Edition

    By Vida L. Midgelow

    Challenging and unsettling their predecessors, modern choreographers such as Matthew Bourne, Mark Morris and Masaki Iwana have courted controversy and notoriety by reimagining the most canonical of Classical and Romantic ballets. In this book, Vida L. Midgelow illustrates the ways in which these…

    Paperback – 2007-11-08

  • A Queer History of the Ballet

    1st Edition

    By Peter Stoneley

    Designed for students, scholars and general readers with an interest in dance and queer history, A Queer History of the Ballet focuses on how, as makers and as audiences, queer men and women have helped to develop many of the texts, images, and legends of ballet. Presenting a series of historical…

    Paperback – 2006-10-06

  • Ballet Beyond Tradition

    1st Edition

    By Anna Paskevska

    For nearly a century, the training of ballet and modern dancers has followed two divergent paths. Modern practitioners felt ballet was artificial and injurious to the body; ballet teachers felt that modern dancers lacked the rigorous discipline and control that comes only from years of progressive…

    Paperback – 2004-10-26

  • The Lure of Perfection

    Fashion and Ballet, 1780-1830, 1st Edition

    By Judith Bennahum

    THE LURE OF PERFECTION: FASHION AND BALLET, 1780-1830 offers a unique look at how ballet influenced contemporary fashion and women's body image, and how street fashions in turn were reflected by the costumes worn by ballet dancers. Through years of research, the author has traced the interplay…

    Paperback – 2004-10-18

  • Ballet in Western Culture

    A History of Its Origins and Evolution, 1st Edition

    By Carol Lee

    First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2002-08-09

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