Q&A with Katya Wesolowski, author of Capoeira Connections

In Capoeira Connections: A Memoir in Motion, Katya Wesolowski—a capoeirista and Duke University lecturing fellow of cultural anthropology and dance—explores her personal journey from novice to instructor as well as her decades of research as an anthropologist in Brazil, Angola, Europe, and the United States. We asked Katya Wesolowski some questions about her new book, which we're … Continue reading Q&A with Katya Wesolowski, author of Capoeira Connections

Research Methods in the Dance Sciences

“An invaluable book for anyone engaged in dance science research at any level. Bringing together leading voices in dance medicine and science, it is a must-have for the dance research community. Accessible, practical, and complete, it is the book dance science research has been waiting for.”—Róisín Cahalan, editor of Complete Irish Dancer: Optimization of Health and … Continue reading Research Methods in the Dance Sciences

Capoeira Connections

“Wesolowski mobilizes decades of movement experience—through diverse styles of physical training as well as through diverse cultural contexts—to explore the convivência of capoeira: the ways in which it choreographs relationships across difference (of race, class, gender, nation, and more). Through her always engaging and often moving personal narrative, one slowly forms an understanding of the … Continue reading Capoeira Connections

A Guide to a Somatic Movement Practice

“Nancy Topf is a legend. We are lucky to have this book that so beautifully and lovingly details Hetty King’s personal journey to somatic education and practice with Topf. Through King’s stories and Topf’s drawings and movement activities, we get to know Topf, her legacy, and the profound nature of her work. From those new … Continue reading A Guide to a Somatic Movement Practice

Rooted Jazz Dance

“Rooted Jazz Dance sends the very clear message that jazz dance is reclaiming its time.”—Ayo Walker, Austin Peay State University   “Explores the long overdue recognition of jazz dance as historically a Black American form of dance, steeped in Africanist aesthetics that parallel the cultural history of Black people in the country. It is not only a … Continue reading Rooted Jazz Dance

Balanchine’s Apprentice

“A close-up look by an astute and engaging observer, neither self-important nor falsely modest, at one of the supreme artists of the past century and a celebration of the astonishing work and the astonishing company he created.”—Wall Street Journal “Clifford, founder of the Los Angeles Ballet, debuts with an enthralling look at his decades-long career and … Continue reading Balanchine’s Apprentice

Fall 2021 Virtual Booths

This fall, while some conferences are planning in person meetings, many are still offering online formats or hybrid options. We are hosting online virtual booths and book sales on our website in connection with the meetings below. Whether you are attending these meetings in person or virtually, visit our virtual booths for deep discounts on … Continue reading Fall 2021 Virtual Booths