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The Funniest People in Dance: 250 Anecdotes By David Bruce
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This book contains 250 anecdotes, including these: 1) Opera singer Mary Garden sometimes watched rehearsals of the Ballets Russes with Sergei Diaghilev, and she noticed just how much attention to... More > detail he paid. On one occasion, he noticed a tiny flower in a dancer’s hair and ordered her to remove it because the color wasn’t right. Ms. Garden asked him, “Don’t you ever rest?” Mr. Diaghilev replied, “My dear Mary, there is all eternity to rest.” Ms. Garden writes, “I don’t wonder it was the greatest ballet company in the world.” 2) Whenever the Merce Cunningham Dance Company performed, many dancers sat in the audience. A non-dancer at a performance looked at the audience members as they walked around during the intermission and said, “I’ve never seen an audience so erect, with such beautiful posture.”< Less
The Funniest People in Dance: 250 Anecdotes By David Bruce
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This book contains 250 anecdotes, including these: 1) Opera singer Mary Garden sometimes watched rehearsals of the Ballets Russes with Sergei Diaghilev, and she noticed just how much attention to... More > detail he paid. On one occasion, he noticed a tiny flower in a dancer’s hair and ordered her to remove it because the color wasn’t right. Ms. Garden asked him, “Don’t you ever rest?” Mr. Diaghilev replied, “My dear Mary, there is all eternity to rest.” Ms. Garden writes, “I don’t wonder it was the greatest ballet company in the world.” 2) Whenever the Merce Cunningham Dance Company performed, many dancers sat in the audience. A non-dancer at a performance looked at the audience members as they walked around during the intermission and said, “I’ve never seen an audience so erect, with such beautiful posture.”< Less
The Funniest People in Dance: 250 Anecdotes By David Bruce
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This book contains 250 anecdotes, including these: 1) Opera singer Mary Garden sometimes watched rehearsals of the Ballets Russes with Sergei Diaghilev, and she noticed just how much attention to... More > detail he paid. On one occasion, he noticed a tiny flower in a dancer’s hair and ordered her to remove it because the color wasn’t right. Ms. Garden asked him, “Don’t you ever rest?” Mr. Diaghilev replied, “My dear Mary, there is all eternity to rest.” Ms. Garden writes, “I don’t wonder it was the greatest ballet company in the world.” 2) Whenever the Merce Cunningham Dance Company performed, many dancers sat in the audience. A non-dancer at a performance looked at the audience members as they walked around during the intermission and said, “I’ve never seen an audience so erect, with such beautiful posture.”< Less
The Funniest People in Dance: 250 Anecdotes By David Bruce
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This book contains 250 anecdotes, including these: 1) Opera singer Mary Garden sometimes watched rehearsals of the Ballets Russes with Sergei Diaghilev, and she noticed just how much attention to... More > detail he paid. On one occasion, he noticed a tiny flower in a dancer’s hair and ordered her to remove it because the color wasn’t right. Ms. Garden asked him, “Don’t you ever rest?” Mr. Diaghilev replied, “My dear Mary, there is all eternity to rest.” Ms. Garden writes, “I don’t wonder it was the greatest ballet company in the world.” 2) Whenever the Merce Cunningham Dance Company performed, many dancers sat in the audience. A non-dancer at a performance looked at the audience members as they walked around during the intermission and said, “I’ve never seen an audience so erect, with such beautiful posture.”< Less
Symphony in C Dance Spirit Poems By Melanie A. Stinson
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25 poems and abstract digital art inspired by performances and dancers of New York City Ballet and the choreography of George Balanchine, Jerome Robbins, and others.
History and Positioning By Ken Ludden
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History and Positioning is a book in the educational series by the Fonteyn Academy Press. It accompanies the Academy Method International Teacher Certificate training program, but is quite helpful to... More > all instructors and students of dance. The Academy Method is taught at The Margot Fonteyn Academy of Ballet. It is based on the fundamental principles of movement as they apply to classical theatrical dancing. Carrying forward the teachings of Margaret Craske, and her students, this is what Dame Margot Fonteyn herself studied so long as she was dancing. This book gives the dance student an overview of the entire history of ballet, from its somewhat scandalous start under King Louis XIV in France through to today. It is a must for all ballet students and ballet teachers.< Less
Development of Form By Ken Ludden
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"Development of Form" is a book in the educational series by the Fonteyn Academy Press. It accompanies the Academy Method International Teacher Certificate training program, but is quite... More > helpful to all instructors and students of dance. The Academy Method is taught at The Margot Fonteyn Academy of Ballet. It is based on the fundamental principles of movement as they apply to classical theatrical dancing. Carrying forward the teachings of Margaret Craske, and her students, this is what Dame Margot Fonteyn herself studied so long as she was dancing. This course book explains in detail how a dancer is able to create the magic of the stage through movement, line, style, music and dance. It explains the complex hierarchy and political reality of large ballet companies, and how a dancer can rise through the ranks. A must have for every dance student and teacher.< Less
The Dancer's Quote Book By Laura Lee
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The Dancer’s Quote Book attempts to capture the highs and the lows, the technical aspects and the moments of pure spiritual joy that come with a career in dance. Inside these covers you will... More > find the words of such artists as Mikhail Baryshnikov, Anna Pavlova, George Balanchine, and Martha Graham speaking from topics as specific as pointe shoes to topics as broad as life itself. I hope that every dancer will find something to inspire, to ponder or even to argue. Dance may be a silent art, but dancers have a lot to say.< Less
The Dancer's Quote Book By Laura Lee
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The Dancer’s Quote Book attempts to capture the highs and the lows, the technical aspects and the moments of pure spiritual joy that come with a career in dance. Inside these covers you will... More > find the words of such artists as Mikhail Baryshnikov, Anna Pavlova, George Balanchine, and Martha Graham speaking from topics as specific as pointe shoes to topics as broad as life itself. I hope that every dancer will find something to inspire, to ponder or even to argue. Dance may be a silent art, but dancers have a lot to say.< Less