“Raising The Barre” is Lauren Kessler’s account of the months she spent preparing to dance The Nutcracker with a professional dance company. An exceptional challenge for a forty-something, non-dancer! Read our review of the book.
Dancers and thriller fans will appreciate the twists in “Dark Turns,” a new novel by Cate Holahan, whose research on ballet went inside the dance studio.
Creating crowdsourced campaigns for dance project funding is easy, but simply posting a project online and waiting for the donations to roll in is not enough. Find out what works.
Alla Osipenko was one of the great Russian ballerinas. Her name calls to mind Soviet dancer defections, the KGB and the Cold War. Learn more about her in this review of Joel Lobentnal’s enthralling biography on this unique figure in dance.