Ballet Basics

Ballet Basics
Author: Sandra Noll Hammond
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 130
Release: 1974
ISBN: 9780874842586
Category: Ballet
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Ballet Basics Book Excerpt:

Written for the adult beginner, Ballet Basics is a well-illustrated introduction to the fundamentals of ballet technique. The text also provides an overview of the history of ballet and introduces students to the world of ballet.

Ballet For Dummies

Ballet For Dummies
Author: Scott Speck,Evelyn Cisneros
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 368
Release: 2019-12-12
ISBN: 1119643104
Category: Performing Arts
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Ballet For Dummies Book Excerpt:

Whether you want to participate in ballet or just watch it, the ballet experience can excite and inspire you. Ballet is among the most beautiful forms of expression ever devised: an exquisite mix of sight and sound, stunning, aesthetics, and awesome technique. Ballet For Dummies is for anyone who wants to enjoy all that the dance forms offers – as an onlooker who wants to get a leg up on the forms you're likely to see or as an exercise enthusiast who understands that the practice of ballet can help you gain: More strength Greater flexibility Better body alignment Confidence in movement Comfort through stress reduction Infinite grace – for life From covering the basics of classical ballet to sharing safe and sensible ways to try your hand (and toes) at moving through the actual dance steps, this expert reference shows you how to: Build your appreciation for ballet from the ground up. Choose the best practice space and equipment. Warm up to your leap into the movements. Locate musical options for each exercise. Look for certain lifts in a stage performance. Tell a story with gestures. Picture a day in the life of a professional ballet dancer. Identify best-loved classic and contemporary ballets. Speak the language of ballet. Today you can find a ballet company in almost every major city on earth. Many companies have their own ballet schools – some for training future professionals, and others for interested amateurs. As you fine-tune your classical ballet technique – or even if you just like to read about it – you'll become better equipped to fully appreciate the great choreography and many styles of the dance. Ballet For Dummies raises the curtain on a world of beauty, grace, poise, and possibility! P.S. If you think this book seems familiar, you’re probably right. The Dummies team updated the cover and design to give the book a fresh feel, but the content is the same as the previous release of Ballet For Dummies (9780764525681). The book you see here shouldn’t be considered a new or updated product. But if you’re in the mood to learn something new, check out some of our other books. We’re always writing about new topics!

Ballet

Ballet
Author: Robin Rinaldi
Publsiher: Infobase Publishing
Total Pages: 120
Release: 2010
ISBN: 1438131895
Category: Ballet
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Ballet Book Excerpt:

An introduction to ballet, discussing the history, styles, and famous dancers and choreographers.

Choreography The Basics

Choreography  The Basics
Author: Jenny Roche,Stephanie Burridge
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 220
Release: 2022-05-31
ISBN: 1000589897
Category: Performing Arts
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Choreography The Basics Book Excerpt:

This book provides a comprehensive and concise overview of choreography both as a creative skill and as a field of study, introducing readers to the essential theory and context of choreographic practice. Providing invaluable practical considerations for creating choreography as well as leading international examples from a range of geographical and cultural contexts, this resource will enhance students’ knowledge of how to create dance. This clear guide outlines both historical and recent developments within the field, including how choreographers are influenced by technology and intercultural exchange, whilst also demonstrating the potential to address social, political and philosophical themes. It further explores how students can devise and analyse their own work in a range of styles, how choreography can be used in range of contexts – including site-specific work and digital technologies – and engages with communities of performers to give helpful, expert suggestions for developing choreographic projects. This book is a highly valuable resource for anyone studying dancemaking, dance studies or contemporary choreographic practice and those in the early stages of dance training who wish to pursue a career as a choreographer or in a related profession.

Basic Principles of Classical Ballet

Basic Principles of Classical Ballet
Author: Agrippina Vaganova
Publsiher: Courier Corporation
Total Pages: 192
Release: 2012-04-18
ISBN: 0486121054
Category: Performing Arts
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Basic Principles of Classical Ballet Book Excerpt:

Discusses all basic principles of ballet, grouping movement by fundamental types. Diagrams show clearly the exact foot, leg, arm, and body positions for the proper execution of many steps and movements. 118 illustrations.

The Joffrey Ballet School s Book of Ballet Fit

The Joffrey Ballet School s Book of Ballet Fit
Author: Allison Kyle Leopold,Dena Simone Moss
Publsiher: St. Martin's Griffin
Total Pages: 272
Release: 1999-02-15
ISBN: 1429964510
Category: Health & Fitness
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Joffrey Ballet School s Book of Ballet Fit Book Excerpt:

The world-renowned Joffrey Ballet School makes the art and joy of ballet available to everyone. Let Dena Simone Moss and Allison Kyle Leopold teach you everything you need to know to get in shape, beautifully sculpt your body, and truly appreciate the art of ballet. They'll let you in on all their secrets, including: -A demystifying explanation of ballet terms and positions -Tips on finding the right instructor and studio-and feeling comfortable once you're there -Hints on ballet attire-including finding, choosing, and tying pointe shoes -An exhaustive directory of where to find ballet publications, audio and videotapes, books, dance wear, schools, and studios. Perfect for the beginner and the veteran balletomane, The Joffrey Ballet School's Ballet-Fit offers an inside glimpse into the mysterious and beautiful world of ballet.

You Can Be a Dancer

You Can Be a Dancer
Author: Alix Wood
Publsiher: The Rosen Publishing Group
Total Pages: 32
Release: 2013-12-15
ISBN: 1482402734
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

You Can Be a Dancer Book Excerpt:

Music videos, reality shows, and Broadway musicals all employ talented dancers that can move to the music. These dancers all spent many years practicing and perfecting good dance technique, and possibly took classes in many genres, including ballet, jazz, tap, and hip-hop. Through an introduction to each of the different styles of dance, readers can choose which theyd be most interested in. Then, they can follow full-color photographs and detailed explanations to learn a move or two! From a shuffle hop step to a demi-pli, readers will be ready to dance in no time!

Beginning Ballet With Web Resource

Beginning Ballet With Web Resource
Author: Gayle Kassing
Publsiher: Human Kinetics
Total Pages: 178
Release: 2013
ISBN: 1450402496
Category: Performing Arts
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Beginning Ballet With Web Resource Book Excerpt:

Beginning Ballet introduces students to ballet through participation and appreciation as an academic study. This resource details etiquette, class expectations, health, and injury prevention and explores ballet’s history, major artists, styles, and aesthetics. Photos and descriptions in the text plus photos and video clips in an accompanying web resource help students learn and practice beginning ballet.

B Is for Ballet A Dance Alphabet American Ballet Theatre

B Is for Ballet  A Dance Alphabet  American Ballet Theatre
Author: John Robert Allman
Publsiher: Doubleday Books for Young Readers
Total Pages: 48
Release: 2020-09-22
ISBN: 0593180968
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

B Is for Ballet A Dance Alphabet American Ballet Theatre Book Excerpt:

An A to Z celebration of the world of ballet, from the renowned American Ballet Theatre. A is for arabesque, B is for Baryshnikov, and C is for Coppélia in this beautifully illustrated, rhyming, alphabetic picture book, filled with ballet stars, dances, positions, and terminology. Written by the acclaimed author of A Is for Audra: Broadway's Leading Ladies from A to Z, the dazzling, creative wordplay forms a graceful pas de deux with the stylish, swooping lines and rich color of the sumptuous illustrations. In partnership with the American Ballet Theatre, here is the perfect gift for any ballet fan, from children just starting ballet to adults who avidly follow this graceful artform.

Back to Basics

Back to Basics
Author: International Monetary Fund
Publsiher: International Monetary Fund
Total Pages: 81
Release: 2019-04-11
ISBN: 1498308953
Category: Business & Economics
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Back to Basics Book Excerpt:

Back to Basics-Economic Concepts Explained

Mfab Catalog 2011 2012

Mfab Catalog 2011 2012
Author: Ken Ludden
Publsiher: Lulu.com
Total Pages: 260
Release: 2011-03
ISBN: 1257053779
Category: Art
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Mfab Catalog 2011 2012 Book Excerpt:

The Margot Fonteyn Academy of Ballet offers complete education in ballet and related art forms (music, drama and painting) for students who aim to have a professional career in classical ballet or any other type of professional dance. We offer residency and visa support for International students. Students from the United States who do not live in the New York area can also apply for housing through MFAB. The Lower School accepts applicants from ages 8-15, the Upper School accepts applicants from age 16-22. You must audition.

Ballet Beautiful

Ballet Beautiful
Author: Mary Helen Bowers
Publsiher: Random House
Total Pages: 272
Release: 2012-07-09
ISBN: 1448148359
Category: Health & Fitness
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Ballet Beautiful Book Excerpt:

Get the strong, toned and graceful figure of a dancer – without the rigorous training! Mary Helen Bowers has helped tone and sculpt the bodies of a whole host of celebrities, including Natalie Portman for her role in Black Swan, plus Liv Tyler, Zooey Deschanel and Helena Christensen. Now, in this fantastic fitness guide, she reveals her exercise, diet and lifestyle plan for transforming your whole body. - Achieve the long, toned and powerful body shape of a dancer - Target trouble areas, such as legs, bum and tummy - Get a dancer's beautiful posture and elegance - Lose weight and turn fat into muscle - Radically transform your physique - Noticeable results in just 14 days

Dance Me a Song

Dance Me a Song
Author: Beth Genné
Publsiher: Oxford University Press
Total Pages: 376
Release: 2018-06-27
ISBN: 0195382188
Category: Music
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Dance Me a Song Book Excerpt:

Dancer-choreographer-directors Fred Astaire, George Balanchine and Gene Kelly and their colleagues helped to develop a distinctively modern American film-dance style and recurring dance genres for the songs and stories of the American musical. Freely crossing stylistic and class boundaries, their dances were rooted in the diverse dance and music cultures of European immigrants and African-American migrants who mingled in jazz age America. The new technology of sound cinema let them choreograph and fuse camera movement, light, and color with dance and music. Preserved intact for the largest audiences in dance history, their works continue to influence dance and film around the world. This book centers them and their colleagues within the history of dance (where their work has been marginalized) as well as film tracing their development from Broadway to Hollywood (1924-58) and contextualizing them within the American history and culture of their era. This modern style, like the nation in which it developed, was pluralist and populist. It drew from aspects of the old world and new, "high" and "low", theatrical and social dance forms, creating new sites for dance from the living room to the street. A definitive ingredient was the freer more informal movement and behavior of their jazz-age generation, which fit with song lyrics that poeticized slangy American English. The Gershwins, Rodgers and Hart, and others wrote not only songs but extended dance-driven scores tailored to their choreography, giving a new prominence to the choreographer and dancer-actor. This book discuss how these choreographers collaborated with directors like Vincente Minnelli and Stanley Donen and cinematographers like Gregg Toland, musicians, dancers, designers and technicians to synergize music and moving image in new ways. Eventually, concepts and visual-musical devices derived from dance-making would give entire films the rhythmic flow and feeling of dance. Dancing Americans came to be seen around the world as archetypal embodiments of the free-spirited optimism and energy of America itself.

The Grotesque Dancer on the Eighteenth century Stage

The Grotesque Dancer on the Eighteenth century Stage
Author: Rebecca Harris-Warrick,Bruce Alan Brown
Publsiher: Univ of Wisconsin Press
Total Pages: 404
Release: 2005
ISBN: 9780299203542
Category: Literary Criticism
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Grotesque Dancer on the Eighteenth century Stage Book Excerpt:

Italian ballet in the eighteenth century was dominated by dancers trained in the style known as "grotesque"?a virtuoso style that combined French ballet technique with a vigorous athleticism that made Italian dancers in demand all over Europe. Gennaro Magri's Trattato teorico-prattico di ballo, the only work from the eighteenth century that explains the practices of midcentury Italian theatrical dancing, is a starting point for investigating this influential type of ballet and its connections to the operatic and theatrical genres of its day. The Grotesque Dancer on the Eighteenth-Century Stage examines the theatrical world of the ballerino grottesco, Magri's own career as a dancer in Italy and Vienna, the genre of pantomime ballet as it was practiced by Magri and his colleagues across Europe, the relationships between dance and pantomime in this type of work, the music used to accompany pantomime ballets, and the movement vocabulary of the grotesque dancer. Appendices contain scenarios from eighteenth-century pantomime ballets, including several of Magri's own devising; an index to the step-vocabulary discussed in Magri's book; and an index of dancers in Italy known to have performed as grotteschi. Illustrations, music examples, and dance notations also supplement the text.

Homeschool Co ops

Homeschool Co ops
Author: Carol Topp
Publsiher: Carol Topp CPA
Total Pages: 175
Release: 2008
ISBN: 1593305338
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Homeschool Co ops Book Excerpt:

Homeschool Co-op: A group of homeschooling parents that voluntarily unite together to educate their children. Come in all shapes and sizes. As homeschooling grows so do homeschooling organizations such as homeschool co-ops. Now homeschool leaders have a book to guide them through starting a co-op, running it and not burning out! In this book you'll find: Pros and cons of being in a homeschool co-op. How to start a co-op including running your first planning meeting Ideas for classes and activities for all ages Helpful advice on dealing with volunteers, setting policies, managing money and handling conflict.

Margot Fonteyn Academy Basic Handbook

Margot Fonteyn Academy  Basic Handbook
Author: Ken Ludden
Publsiher: Lulu.com
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2022
ISBN: 1105626040
Category: Electronic Book
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Margot Fonteyn Academy Basic Handbook Book Excerpt:

The Worlds of Lincoln Kirstein

The Worlds of Lincoln Kirstein
Author: Martin Duberman
Publsiher: Knopf
Total Pages: 736
Release: 2009-02-04
ISBN: 0307549674
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Worlds of Lincoln Kirstein Book Excerpt:

A rich and revelatory biography of one of the crucial cultural figures of the twentieth century. Lincoln Kirstein’s contributions to the nation’s life, as both an intellectual force and advocate of the arts, were unparalleled. While still an undergraduate, he started the innovative literary journal Hound and Horn, as well as the modernist Harvard Society for Contemporary Art—forerunner of the Museum of Modern Art. He brought George Balanchine to the United States, and in service to the great choreographer’s talent, persisted, against heavy odds, in creating both the New York City Ballet and the School of American Ballet. Among much else, Kirstein helped create Lincoln Center in New York, and the American Shakespeare Festival in Stratford, Connecticut; established the pathbreaking Dance Index and the country’s first dance archives; and in some fifteen books proved himself a brilliant critic of art, photography, film, and dance. But behind this remarkably accomplished and renowned public face lay a complex, contradictory, often tortured human being. Kirstein suffered for decades from bipolar disorder, which frequently strained his relationships with his family and friends, a circle that included many notables, from W. H. Auden to Nelson Rockefeller. And despite being married for more than fifty years to a woman whom he deeply loved, Kirstein had a wide range of homosexual relationships throughout the course of his life. This stunning biography, filled with fascinating perceptions and incidents, is a major act of historical reclamation. Utilizing an enormous amount of previously unavailable primary sources, including Kirstein’s untapped diaries, Martin Duberman has rendered accessible for the first time a towering figure of immense complexity and achievement.

Video Source Book

Video Source Book
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 4374
Release: 2006
ISBN: 9781414406299
Category: Video recordings
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Video Source Book Book Excerpt:

A guide to programs currently available on video in the areas of movies/entertainment, general interest/education, sports/recreation, fine arts, health/science, business/industry, children/juvenile, how-to/instruction.

Women and Dance

Women and Dance
Author: Christy Adair
Publsiher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Total Pages: 283
Release: 1992-10-27
ISBN: 1349223743
Category: Political Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Women and Dance Book Excerpt:

A broad-ranging account of women's roles and experience in dance, which demolishes the myth that dance is a female art form by demonstrating the way in which it is dominated by male managers, choreographers and directors. While most dancers are women, for the most part they interpret male-constructed images rather than create their own. This is not inevitable, however, the author argues; dance is a possible arena for feminist practice and women's liberation.

The Evidence Against You

The Evidence Against You
Author: Gillian McAllister
Publsiher: Penguin UK
Total Pages: 448
Release: 2019-04-18
ISBN: 1405934662
Category: Fiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Evidence Against You Book Excerpt:

Can you trust your father, when they say he killed your mother? . . . THE RICHARD & JUDY BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THAT NIGHT 'Suspenseful and heartfelt, with a superb ending' CLAIRE DOUGLAS 'An intricately plotted, twisty page-turner. Wow' 5**** READER REVIEW 'Absolutely unputdownable' ERIN KELLY 'Gripping and full of surprises with heartbreaking twist' 5**** READER REVIEW ________ 17 years after being convicted of murder, Izzy's father is finally released from prison. She wants nothing to do with him - but he claims to be innocent. She's always believed he killed her mother, but now doubts are creeping in. Because if he's telling the truth, then someone else has been lying all this time . . . ________ 'Both grips and thrills. Her best yet!' Lucy Clarke 'This sharp, super-readable thriller stands out thanks to its taut plot and characters you really care about' Sun 'Haunting, compelling, and all too possibly true' Jane Corry 'Heart-pounding, emotionally enriching, thrilling' Holly Seddon 'Flawless plotting and gripping from the first page to the last' Jill Mansell