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Plié ball! : baseball meets dance on stage and screen

Author: Jeffrey M Katz; Edward Villella
Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2016]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The connection between baseball and dance is an intimate, perhaps surprising one. Covering more than a century of dancing ballplayers and baseball-inspired dance, this entertaining study examines the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Katz, Jeffrey M.
Plie Ball! : Baseball Meets Dance on Stage and Screen.
Jefferson NC : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, ©2016
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey M Katz; Edward Villella
ISBN: 9781476625355 1476625352
OCLC Number: 958936768
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments and Dedication ; Foreword by Edward Villella ; Preface ; Introduction-The Ballet of Baseball: Pirouettes on the Pitcher's Mound and Jetés in the Outfield; 1. On Stage I: Music Halls, Vaudeville, Broadway and More-19th Century through Early 20th Century; Interlude: Choreographers on Dance and Baseball-Chris Black, Gail Conrad and Ana Maria Tekina-eirú Maynard. 2. On Stage II: Theater from the Mid-20th Century through the Early 21st Interlude: Choreographers and Dancers on Dance and Baseball- Louis Kavouras, Peter Pucci and Nick Ross; 3. On Stage III: Concert Dance in the 20th Century ; Interlude: Choreographers and Dancers on Dance and Baseball-Lisa de Ribere, Christopher Fleming and Marianna Tcherkassky. 4. On Stage IV: Concert Dance in the Early 21st Century Interlude: A Physical Therapist, a Ballet Company Volunteer Coordinator, a Dance Company Director and a Baseball Executive Talk about Dance and Baseball-Dean Caswell, Joan Quatrano, Lynn Parkerson and Steve Cohen; 5. In Front of the Camera: Film, Television and Video ; Final Thoughts: Interviews with Moses Pendleton and Edward Villella. Appendix: Baseball and Dance in Youth Literature Chapter Notes ; Bibliography ; Index.
Responsibility: Jeffrey M. Katz ; foreword by Edward Villella.

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