Writers & Readers

Dance Book Poll

We asked our readers to list their favourite dance book for our August 2013 contest. Here’s what we heard back –

Abbrege de la Nouvelle Methode by Rameau Pierre and Guillaume Louis Pécourt ~ Jeremy Nasmith, Toronto

I want to get this one in my hands for summer reading: Moving without a Body by Stamatia Portanova ~ Freya Olafson, Winnipeg    

A Choreographer’s Handbook by Jonathan Burrows ~ Tijana Spasic, Toronto

Apollo’s Angels: A History of Ballet by Jennifer Homans ~ Cathy Clarke, Richmond Hill ON & Hannah Peacock, Red Deer AB

DANCE Whitechapel: Documents of Contemporary Art ~ Danielle Davidson, Toronto

Free Play: Improvisation in Life and Art by Stephen Nachmanovitch ~ Mairéad Filgate, Toronto

No Way Home by Carlos Acosta ~ Corrie Sakaluk, Toronto

Dancing On Thorns by Rebecca Horsfall ~ Hailey McLeod, Calgary AB (Our Winner!)

Feelings Are Facts: A Life by Yvonne Rainer ~ Laura Kappel, Hamilton ON

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