Traces the history of ballet and modern dance, describing the great performers and performances of the past and exploring the dance world of today.
No Fixed Points: Dance in the 20th Century by Nancy Reynolds and Malcolm McCormick
Call Number: 792.809 Rey
Publication Date: 2003
Surveys the history of dance in the twentieth century, profiling key developments in ballet, modern dance, and avant-garde dance for stage and screen in Europe and North America, plus show dancing, tap, and jazz.
On Wings of Joy by Trudy Garfunkel; Edward Villella (Foreword by)
Call Number: 792.809 Gar
Publication Date: 1994
Text and accompanying photographs trace the history and development of ballet including shifts made to ballet due to modern dance.
Reading Dance: a gathering of memoirs, reportage, criticism, profiles, interviews, and some uncategorizable extras by Robert Gottlieb, ed.
Call Number: 792.8 Rea
Publication Date: 2008
Collects memoirs, critiques, anecdotes, narratives, interviews, and other writings on the art of dance; and discusses Frederick Ashton, Fred Astaire, George Balanchine and his ballets, August Bournonville, Martha Graham, Anna Pavlova, Jerome Robins, as well as ballet productions, teachers, and more.
Martha Graham: In Performance by Martha Graham
Call Number: AV 792.845 Mar
Publication Date: 2002
3 pieces performed by Graham: "A dancer's world," "Night journey," and "Appalachian spring."