In the vein of Neil Strauss' The Game and Joshua Foer's Moonwalking with Einstein comes the fascinating story of one man's colorful, mysterious, and personal journey into the world of magic, and his unlikely invitation into an underground secret society of revolutionary magicians from around the world.
Magic Is Dead is Ian Frisch's head-first dive into a hidden world full of extraordinary characters and highly guarded secrets. It is a story of imagination, deception, and art that spotlights to
Daniela Sacerdoti has sold over 1 million copies of her eBooks, including the No. 1 eBook bestseller WATCH OVER ME. This third enchanting novel set on the windswept Seal Island is about finding love for a second time when hope seems lost.
Conditioning for Dance, Second Edition, offers over 100 new conditioning exercises, for all parts of the body. It features two new chapters and a new web resource with video clips showing the correct execution of the exercises, two 20-minute workouts, and a personal conditioning program.
Tumi Morake modelled her public persona on her mother, a charming and contentious woman who used her big, bold voice to say what others were afraid to utter. It’s the personality that Tumi took on stage in the mostly male space of stand-up comedy.
Brain-Compatible Dance Education, Second Edition, summarizes the latest brain research in accessible and practical ways. Dance educators can tap into 24 new lesson plans and a new web resource that offers video clips and other tools to help develop strong brains and bodies through joyful movement.
This visual guide to ballet history goes beyond other ballet books, with evocative photography that captures famous ballet dancers and key ballet stories, written with ballet legend Viviana Durante as Editorial Consultant.
Discover more than 70 of the most famous ballet dances, from The Nutcracker and Swan Lake to The Rite of Spring. Learn the stories behind renowned companies such as The Royal Ballet and the Bolshoi Ballet. Explore the lives and achievements of ballet dancers across th
Beginning Hip-Hop Dance provides dance students and general education students a strong foundation in the fundamentals of hip-hop--its techniques, styles, aesthetics, history, significant works, and artists. The text comes with a web resource of 56 video clips to aid in practicing techniques.
Stephen Rosenfield, founder and director of the American Comedy Institute, the premier comedy school in the United States, has taught literally dozens of major standup comics in North America, and has also pioneered comedy as an academic discipline in many universities, a trend that is rapidly spreading. Mastering Stand-Up draws on Rosenfield's own extensive experience (and those of countless stars like Lenny Bruce, Richard Pryor, Chris Rock, Rodney Dangerfield, Louis C.K., Steve Martin, Roseann
Trevor Noah’s path from apartheid South Africa to the desk of The Daily Show in New York began with a criminal act: his birth. Trevor was born to a white Swiss father and a black Xhosa mother at a time when such a union was punishable by five years in prison.