Getting Started in Ballet: A Parent's Guide to Dance Education / Edition 1

Getting Started in Ballet: A Parent's Guide to Dance Education / Edition 1

by Anna Paskevska
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195117174

ISBN-13: 9780195117172

Pub. Date: 12/28/1997

Publisher: Oxford University Press

In Getting Started in Ballet, Anna Paskevska draws from her training at the Paris Opera Ballet School and the Royal Ballet School in London, and her career as a professional dancer and teacher to offer a step-by-step introduction to dance education for parents with children starting ballet. Written in a clear and accessible style, this helpful book gives valuable

Overview

In Getting Started in Ballet, Anna Paskevska draws from her training at the Paris Opera Ballet School and the Royal Ballet School in London, and her career as a professional dancer and teacher to offer a step-by-step introduction to dance education for parents with children starting ballet. Written in a clear and accessible style, this helpful book gives valuable advice on all aspects of dance education.

With a foreword by Violette Verdy, a preeminent ballerina affiliated with the New York City Ballet and the Paris Opera Ballet, and a preface by Sybil Shearer, a pioneer of American modern dance, as well as an extensive appendix of performing arts schools and dance programs throughout the United States and Canada, Getting Started in Ballet gives parents the advice they need to make their child's dance experiences both enjoyable and constructive.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195117172
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
12/28/1997
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
4.90(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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Table of Contents

Prefaceix
Forewordxi
Introductionxiii
1Why Dance?3
2Dance Training17
3How to Select a Teacher and School35
4Progression of Training53
5What to Wear65
6Parent and Teacher Relations75
7Recitals, Demonstrations, and Concerts85
8Avoiding Injuries95
9Diet and Eating Disorders107
10Entering the Profession117
11Beyond Secondary Education and a Dancing Career127
12Parenting the Dancer139
Appendix145
Selected Bibliography155
Index159

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