Dance Reading List

Au, Susan, Ballet and Modern Dance, London: Thames and Hudson, 2002

Anderson, Jack, Ballet and Modern Dance: A Concise History, 2nd revised edn., London, Dance Books, 1993

Benjamin, Adam, Making an Entrance: Theory and Practice for Disabled and Non-Disabled Dancers, London, Routledge, 2002

Bremser,Martha, ed., International Dictionary of Ballet, 2 vols, London and Detroit: St.James Press, 1993

Buonaventura, Wendy, I Put a Spell On You: Dancing Women From Salome to Madonna, London: Saqi Books, 2003

Clarke, Mary, and Clement Crisp, Ballet: An Illustrated History, London: Hamish Hamilton, 1992

Clarke, Mary, and Clement Crisp, The History of Dance,  London: Orbis Publishing, 1981

Cohen, Selma Jeanne, ed., Dance as a Theatre Art: Source Readings in Dance History from 1581 to the Present, Princeton, N.J.: A Dance Horizons Book, Princeton Book Company, 1992

Craine, Debra, and Judith Mackrell, The Oxford Dictionary of Dance, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000

Fairfax, Edmund, The Styles of Eighteenth-Century Ballet, Lanham: Scarecrow Press, 2003

Guest, Ivor, Ballet Under Napoleon, Alton: Dance Books, 2002

Guest, Ivor, The Dancer's Heritage: A Short History of Ballet, London: Dancing Times, 1994

Jordan, Stephanie, Striding Out: Aspects of Contemporary and New Dance in Britain (London: Dance Books, 1992)

Kirstein, Lincoln, Four Centuries of Ballet: Fifty Masterworks, New York: Dover Publications, 1985

Koegler, Horst, The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Ballet, 2nd edn., London: Oxford University Press, 1982

McDonagh, Don, The Rise & Fall & Rise of Modern Dance, London: Dance Books, 1990

Mackrell, Judith,  Out of Line, The Story of British New Dance, London: Dance Books, 1992

Manning, Susan, Modern Dance, Negro Dance: Race in Motion, Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2004

Mertz, Annelise, ed., The Body Can Speak: Essays on Creative Movement Education with Emphasis on Dance and Drama, Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2002

Morrison-Brown, Jean, ed., The Vision of Modern Dance, Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton Book Publishers, 1979

Newman, Barbara, Grace Under Pressure: Passing Dance Through Time,   New York: Limelight, 2003

Reynolds, Nancy, No Fixed Points: Dance in the Twentieth Century, New Haven: Yale University Press, 2003

Robertson, Allen, and Donald Hutera, The Dance Handbook, Harlow: Longman, 1988

Smith, Marian Elizabeth, Ballet and Opera in the Age of Giselle, Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2000

Smith-Autard, Jacqueline M., The Art of Dance in Education, 2nd edn., London: A & C Black, 2002

Spain, Louise, ed., Dance on Camera: A Guide to Dance Films and Videos, Lanham: Scarecrow Press, 1998

Thomas, Helen, The Body, Dance and Cultural Theory, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2003

Thorpe, Edward, Black Dance, London, Chatto & Windus, 1989

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Rambert, the national company for contemporary dance, is the most creative in Britain today.

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