Ballet Class for Beginners

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Overview

In this series of two programs, instruction is given by David Howard, who has coached many top ballet stars, including Gelsey Kirkland, Cynthia Gregory, and Natalia Mararova. During his career, he performed as a soloist with the Royal Ballet, and has taught ballet since 1977. In Ballet Class for Beginners, he introduces the vocabulary of ballet to the beginning student, and demonstrates the fundamental stances, emphasizing the correct posture. The program is designed to supplement basic movements taught in ballet...
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Overview

In this series of two programs, instruction is given by David Howard, who has coached many top ballet stars, including Gelsey Kirkland, Cynthia Gregory, and Natalia Mararova. During his career, he performed as a soloist with the Royal Ballet, and has taught ballet since 1977. In Ballet Class for Beginners, he introduces the vocabulary of ballet to the beginning student, and demonstrates the fundamental stances, emphasizing the correct posture. The program is designed to supplement basic movements taught in ballet studios for young students.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/31/2004
  • UPC: 032031113398
  • Original Release: 1986
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  • Source: Kultur Video
  • Region Code: 0
  • Aspect Ratio: Pre-1954 Standard (1.33.1)
  • Sound: Dolby Digital
  • Language: English
  • Time: 40:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 22,036

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
David Howard Instructor
Technical Credits
Lee Kraft Director, Producer
Marc Chase Weinstein Executive Producer
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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Posture and Positions [1:18]
2. Demi Plié [2:14]
3. Grand Plié [3:25]
4. Tendu [4:42]
5. Glissé [2:42]
6. Rond de Jambe à Terre [:41]
7. Frappé [1:32]
8. Fondu [:51]
9. Petit Battement [1:28]
10. Rond de Jambe en Lair [:44]
11. Grand Battement [:29]
12. Seven Movements of Dance [:54]
13. Eight Positions of the Body [:37]
14. Port de Bras [:53]
15. Arabesque & Attitude [:52]
16. Adage [1:41]
17. Spotting/Pirouettes [2:36]
18. Pirouette en Dehors [:27]
19. Pirouette en Dedans [:52]
20. Allegro Steps [:34]
21. Reverance [3:44]
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