Long renowned as one of the world's preeminent ballet companies, San Francisco Ballet marks its seventy-fifth anniversary with a stunningly beautiful retrospective. Replete with intimate portraits of the dancers and behind-the-scenes contributors, this book is the first serious depiction of America's oldest ballet company. Included in this deluxe package is a DVD that provides insight into the company's illustrious history and together with the book, tells the story of how San Francisco Ballet has forged a fresh identity for American dance and is now pioneering a new model of internationalism in the dance world.
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Janice Ross, associate professor of dance history at Stanford University, has authored several books. She lives in Atherton, California.
Brigitte Lefèvre is director of dance for the Paris Opera Ballet.
Allan Ulrich is a dance critic and advising senior editor for Dance Magazine. He lives in Oakland, California.
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Buchbeschreibung San Francisco, Chronicle Books., 2007. First Edition. 29cm x 32cm. 188 pages. Original Hardcover with original dustjacket. Very good condition with only minor signs of wear. From the collection of Margot Fonteyn - photographer and artist Keith Money. Includes for example: Ballet reborn in America, Inside San Francisco Ballet. Lives of the Dancers. Hilgi Tomasson at Work. Making Visible: The Ballet and the Repertory. The Ballet on Tour. San Francisco Ballet, one of the world's pre-eminent ballet companies, is celebrating its seventy-fifth anniversary. This stunning retrospective, replete with intimate portraits of the dancers, choreographers, the backstage cast and crew, and all the behind-the-scenes contributors, is the first serious depiction of America's oldest ballet company. Also included is a DVD that provides glimpses of the history of the company - its founding and original directors, the Ballet on tour, its most recent directors and the Ballet today - that together with the book tell the story of how San Francisco Ballethas forged a fresh identity for American dance and is now pioneering a new model of internationalism in the dance world. Artikel-Nr. 422BB