The best books for dancers are not only about the art of dance, but also about the life of a dancer. They should be inspirational, motivational and informative.
Below is a list of 10 things that every dancer should read, what every dancer should know and be.
1. Dance Anatomy by Elizabeth Kennedy
This book is one of the most comprehensive books on dance technique and anatomy ever written. It's a must-read for any serious dancer or teacher.
2. The Creative Habit by Twyla Tharp
This book is an insightful look into how some of the world's most prolific artists develop their creative muscles day after day in order to produce their best work over time.
3. Life After Dance by Beth Gill
This book explores how to maintain your identity after you stop dancing professionally and offers tips on how to find meaning in your life outside of dance while still staying connected with the dance world as an audience member or supporter.