Showcases a dazzling collection of 200 photographs of Oscar-winning women, many of which have never before been seen, offering a captivating historical, social and political examination of the first 75 women—from Janet Gaynor to Emma Stone—to have won the coveted and legendary Academy Award for Best Actress. 504 pp.
A comprehensive book that covers all aspects of choreography from the most fundamental techniques to highly sophisticated artistic concerns. The Intimate Act of Choreography presents the what and how of choreography in a workable format that begins with basics—time, space, force—and moves on to the more complex issues faced by the intermediate and advanced choreographer—form, style, abstraction, compositional structures and choreographic devices. 256 pp.
A diverse array of contributor testimonials explores the impact of Bruce Springsteen's music on the lives of writers, musicians and fans, in an essay collection that details how his artistic legacy reflects both American culture and universal human realities. 260 pp.
Tells the story of African American actors, playwrights, directors, and producers who worked to carve out a space for authentic black voices onstage and in every venue from the early 19th century to the dawn of the Civil Rights era. 234 pp.
The first study of Martin Scorsese’s complex engagement with the American Dream explores films as varied as Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore, Taxi Driver, Goodfellas, Hugo and The Wolf of Wall Street. 159 pp.