Dancing in Thin Air
Internationally renowned choreographer Brian Macdonald first came to teach dance at The Banff Centre in 1960. Dancing in Thin Air is a recollection of the stories, the people, and the ballets that have made The Banff Centre recognized worldwide for its summer dance programs. Full of pictures, anecdotes, and insights, Dancing in Thin Air will appeal to everyone who has had anything to do with dance!
Dancing in Thin Air offers readers a look behind-the-scenes at the creation and success of the summer dance program at The Banff Centre. Since 1947, dance has been dreamed and devised, and dancers' careers have been shaped and launched right here among the majesty of the mountains.
"The dance story at Banff is one of growth and development, from humble western Canadian beginnings and aspiring beginners to a range of programs covering all stages of a dance career, culminating in professional training and performances of the highest level, taught by some of the dance world's leading instructors."