In Ballet Pedagogy, Rory Foster aims to share his extensive knowledge of how to teach rather than focus exclusively on what to teach. He argues that it is not enough for a ballet teacher to be well trained in technique, but that s/he must also know how to utilize pedagogical skills. 150 pp.
This invaluable guide for students, teachers and ballet lovers not only covers the broad spectrum of ballet vocabulary but also gives sound, practical advice to aspiring dancers. 395 pp.
The first full-length study of the film industry's intense engagement with Hawaii and the South Pacific from 1898 to the present day offers a history of cinema that examines Hawaii and the Pacific and its representation in film in the context of colonialism, war, Orientalism, occupation, military buildup and entertainment. 268 pp.
Seasoned practitioners and scholars trace the numerous histories of jazz dance and examine various aspects of the field, including trends, influences, training, race, aesthetics, international appeal and its relationship to tap, rock, indie, black concert dance and Latin dance. 310 pp.
Marian Horosko brings together new and previously published interviews of Martha Graham's family of dancers, teachers, choreographers and actors, interweaving the interviews with provocative, biographical material about the life and influence of the creator of classic modern dance. 274 pp.