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Alvin Ailey

Jennifer Dunning Da Capo Press

Alvin Ailey (1931–1989) was a choreographic giant in the modern dance world and a champion of African-American talent and culture. His interracial Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater provided opportu

ISBN10 : 9780306808258 , ISBN13 : 0306808250

Page Number : 496

Alvin Ailey Jr

Julinda Lewis-Ferguson Walker & Company

A portrait of a distinguished dancer and choreographer traces the life and times of Alvin Ailey, examines his creation of the renowned Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, and explains how his visionar

ISBN10 : , ISBN13 : UOM:39015032917984

Page Number : 84

My Story My Dance

Lesa Cline-Ransome Simon and Schuster

A boy discovers his passion for dance and becomes a modern hero in this inspiring picture book biography of Robert Battle, artistic director of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. When Robert Batt

ISBN10 : 1481422227 , ISBN13 : 9781481422222

Page Number : 48

Dancing Spirit

Judith Jamison Doubleday Books

A black superstar of American dance recounts her exciting life and career, describing her discovery by Agnes DeMille, her frustration with her size and color in a field dominated by petite, white wome

ISBN10 : , ISBN13 : UOM:39015032739214

Page Number : 272

A Young Dancer

Valerie Gladstone Macmillan

This exciting picture book introduces readers to the world of dance by following Iman Bright, a thirteen-year-old student at the prestigious Ailey School in New York City, as she gets ready for a perf

ISBN10 : 9780805082333 , ISBN13 : 0805082336

Page Number : 48

Geoffrey Holder

Jennifer Dunning Harry N. Abrams

Geoffrey Holder, a Guggenheim Award-winning painter and the Tony Award-winning director and designer of the Broadway musical The Wiz, is also a well-respected choreographer and set and costume designe

ISBN10 : , ISBN13 : UOM:39015054243640

Page Number : 238

The Dance Gods

Kenny Pearl FriesenPress

When Kenny Pearl arrived in New York City, determined to succeed as a dancer, he was penniless, friendless and jobless. His memories shine against the backdrop of the turbulent ’60s and ’70s, incl

ISBN10 : 1460262719 , ISBN13 : 9781460262719

Page Number : 288

Alvin Ailey Dance Moves

Lise Friedman Stewart, Tabori and Chang

"Alvin Ailey Dance Moves!" draws from the many disciplines taught at The Ailey School--from classical ballet to West African and Indian dance to yoga. Created for people of all abilities, the program

ISBN10 : 9781584792857 , ISBN13 : 158479285X

Page Number : 208

Modern Bodies

Julia L. Foulkes Univ of North Carolina Press

In 1930, dancer and choreographer Martha Graham proclaimed the arrival of "dance as an art of and from America." Dancers such as Doris Humphrey, Ted Shawn, Katherine Dunham, and Helen Tamiris joined G

ISBN10 : 9780807862025 , ISBN13 : 0807862029

Page Number : 272