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Author Aloff, Mindy
Title Dance Anecdotes : Stories from the Worlds of Ballet, Broadway, the Ballroom, and Modern Dance
Imprint Cary : Oxford University Press, 2006
©2006
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Preface -- Towering Figures -- Marie Taglioni -- Anna Pavlova -- Vaslav Nijinsky -- Isadora Duncan -- Martha Graham -- Margot Fonteyn -- Sir Frederick Ashton -- George Balanchine -- Of Steps and Their Authorship -- Music Makes Me . . . -- The Rehearsal Room -- Coaches and Teachers -- Hands and Things That Can Fill Them -- Balletomania and Other Thrills -- Inspiration -- Seductions Attempted, Surmised, and Realized -- Critical Lines -- Turning Points -- From Stage to Page -- Fauna -- Scandals -- Touring -- The Theaters -- Costumes, Footgear, and Hair Do's and Don'ts -- Makeup -- Conductors -- Dancing and Related Theatrical Professions -- Dancing and the Movies -- Injuries, Maladies, Misfortunes, and Cures -- On Partnering and Partnerships -- A Mark, a Yen, a Buck, or a Pound -- Sets and Stagecraft -- Big Pictures -- Afterword: A Note on Anecdotes as Ingredients of Dance History -- Bibliography -- Acknowledgments -- Credits -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- X -- Y -- Z
A collection of stories that aim to capture the boundless variety and richness of dance as an art, a tradition, a profession, an obsession, and an ideal
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Aloff, Mindy Dance Anecdotes : Stories from the Worlds of Ballet, Broadway, the Ballroom, and Modern Dance Cary : Oxford University Press,c2006 9780195054118
Subject Dance -- Anecdotes.;Dancers -- Anecdotes
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