Shadowplay: The Life of Antony Tudor

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Limelight Editions, 1991 - Biography & Autobiography - 420 pages
(Limelight). Shadowplay is the first biography of Antony Tudor, one of the few indisputable geniuses of twentieth-century dance. His ground-breaking ballets changed forever what audiences expected to see on stage and brought with them psychological truths and haunting beauties that still resonate wherever they are performed. Brilliant but tormented, the London-born Tudor drew on the raw material of his own life for such landmark works as Pillar of Fire and Jardin aux Lilas .

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SHADOWPLAY: Antony Tudor's Life in Dance

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Antony Tudor was born to a working-class family in London in 1908. By the time of his death in New York in 1987, he was universally recognized as one of the major forces in the development of modern ... Read full review

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Given choreographer Tudor's importance in the development of ballet, it is surprising that this is the first biography to be written about him. Born William Cook in cockney London, Tudor was drawn to ... Read full review


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