Goddess: Martha Graham's Dancers Remember
A beautiful book of oral history about one of this century's greatest dancers and
choreographers. Includes pieces by Merce Cunningham, Margot Fonteyn, Peggy Lyman,
Rudolf Nureyev and many others. 338 pages. $53.95.
Jean-Pierre Perreault, Choreographer
A collection of essays which pay tribute to Perreault's significant body of work
120 pages. $19.95.
Judy Jarvis Dance Artist
A simple telling of this prima ballerina's life story, illustrated with many photos.
48 pages. $12.95.
Maria Tallchief: America's Prima Ballerina
Married to ballet choreographer George Balanchine, Maria Tallchief
was the first prima ballerina of the New York City Ballet. This autobiography
describes the life of Tallchief, an Osage Indian, and her rise to
the top of American classical ballet. 351 pages. $28.95.
Merce Cunningham: Dancing in Space & Time
A collection of writings by and about the choreographer, "including three classic
essays by Cunningham as well as articles and reviews by Cage". 243 pages.
Miss O: My Life in Dance
Foreword by Mikhail Baryshnikov An honest memoir by the founder of Canada's National
Ballet School. 271 pages. $26.95.
Moment of Light
An intimate portrait of this world-renowned Canadian ballerina. $39.95.
255 pages. $21.99.
Nijinsky, Pavlova, Duncan: 3 Lives In Dance
Paul Magriel, Editor
"Long out of print, the three beautiful columes contained here offer
the modern reader a rare opportunity to see Vaslav Nijinsky, Anna
Pavlova and Isadora Duncan through the eyes of their contemporaries and admirers,
and to share the excitement they were causing at the height of their
No Intermissions: The Life of Agnes de Mille
The first comprehensive biography of the astonishing woman who almost singlehandedly
pioneered the "American style" of dance, and who would be the first woman
ever to direct a Broadway musical. 548 pages. $12.99
Prodigal Son: Dancing for Balanchine in a World of Pain and Magic
An intimate and honest autobiography which traces Villella's life as a protege of
George Balanchine. 317 pages. $28.95.
Secret Muses: The Life of Frederick Ashton
The detailed career biography of Ashton, Britain's greatest choreographer.
675 pages. Softcover, $24.99.
Shadowplay: The Life of Antony Tudor
The story of one of the most uniquely creative choreographers of
this century -- one who, without the solid base of a company like NYCB or
the Royal Ballet, has remained still someone mysterious. 420 pages. $9.95.
The Dancer and the Dance
Revised and updated, these conversations with this most unique of choreographic artists
reveals and explains much about the man and his work, as well as his collaborations
with Cage and Rauschenberg. 238 pages. $32.95.
The Dancer Who Flew: Memoir of Rudolf Nureyev
In this beautifully designed and produced book, a good friend presents
the story of Rudolf Nureyev from her special perspective. Tracing
the amazing journey, she leads the reader to understand the depth of his accomplishments,
his inspirational effect on other dancers around the world, and,
uniquely, the extent of his warmth and humanity as a friend. 180 pages. $28.99.
The Diary of Vaslav Nijinsky
Joan Acocella, Ed. "These diaries, written in six weeks before Nijinsky's thirtieth
birthday, give us the end of his brief life as a dancer, the beginning of his thirty
years as amadman. They are instructive, unbearable, necessary texts, the shadow of
a legend and the lineaments of an entranced shamanism which has become inseparable
from our notion of genius, even of art." - Richard Howard. Softcover, $24.95
Toronto Dance Theatre: 1968-1998
Co-authoured with Nadine Saxton. The story of the Toronto Dance Theatre,
a journey of artistic triumphs, financial crises, and the struggle
for creative freedom. 191 pages. $26.95.
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