Autobiographical Ballet Books

Autobiographical Ballet Books

Autobiographical ballet books give us first hand insight into the behind the scenes reality and magic of this beautiful art form, often told as a memoir.

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Gavin Larsen - Being a Ballerina: The Power and Perfection of a Dancing Life
Gavin and I were schoolmates at The School of American Ballet (SAB), she one level above me. I admired her as a dancer then, and after reconnecting more than two decades later - thanks to this book - I have come to respect her on an even deeper level. BEING A BALLERINA is raw, thoughtful, honest, and funny. Who could ask for anything more?
Peter Boal - Illusions of Camelot
  • Amazon Kindle Edition
  • Boal, Peter (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
Darcey Bussell - Darcey Bussell Evolved
  • Hardcover Book
  • Bussell, Darcey (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
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Misty Copeland - Life in Motion: An Unlikely Ballerina
  • Copeland, Misty (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 304 Pages - 12/16/2014 (Publication Date) - Touchstone (Publisher)
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Li Cunxin - Mao's Last Dancer
  • Cunxin, Li (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 480 Pages - 03/01/2005 (Publication Date) - Berkley (Publisher)
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Michaela DePrince - Taking Flight: From War Orphan to Star Ballerina
  • DePrince, Michaela (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 256 Pages - 01/19/2016 (Publication Date) - Ember (Publisher)
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David Halberg - A Body of Work: Dancing to the Edge and Back
  • Hardcover Book
  • Hallberg, David (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
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Suzanne Farrell - Holding On to the Air: An Autobiography
  • Farrell, Suzanne (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 352 Pages - 09/25/2002 (Publication Date) - University Press of Florida (Publisher)
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Georgina Pazcoguin - Swan Dive: The Making of a Rogue Ballerina
  • Hardcover Book
  • Pazcoguin, Georgina (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
Maria Tallcheif - Maria Tallchief: America's Prima Ballerina
  • Hardcover Book
  • Tallchief, Maria (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
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James Whiteside - Center Center: A Funny, Sexy, Sad Almost-Memoir of a Boy in Ballet
  • Whiteside, James (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 256 Pages - 08/16/2022 (Publication Date) - Penguin Books (Publisher)

Top Selling Autobiographical Ballet Books

SaleBestseller No. 1
Life in Motion: An Unlikely Ballerina
Life in Motion: An Unlikely Ballerina
Copeland, Misty (Author); English (Publication Language); 304 Pages - 12/16/2014 (Publication Date) - Touchstone (Publisher)
$10.14 Amazon Prime
SaleBestseller No. 2
Don't Think, Dear: On Loving and Leaving Ballet
Don't Think, Dear: On Loving and Leaving Ballet
Hardcover Book; Robb, Alice (Author); English (Publication Language); 304 Pages - 02/28/2023 (Publication Date) - Mariner Books (Publisher)
$12.72 Amazon Prime
SaleBestseller No. 3
Taking Flight: From War Orphan to Star Ballerina
Taking Flight: From War Orphan to Star Ballerina
DePrince, Michaela (Author); English (Publication Language); 256 Pages - 01/19/2016 (Publication Date) - Ember (Publisher)
$8.59 Amazon Prime

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