Go backstage with dancers from the world-renowned Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater as they learn and perform a new ballet. Drawing on hours of conversation and observation, Susan Kuklin gives a private look at the dancers' goals, disappointments, and triumphs; the endless hard work; and the tension and magic of opening night.
An ALA Best Book for Young Adults.
|Product dimensions:||7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.29(d)|
|Age Range:||12 - 16 Years|
Table of Contents
|Prologue: the Warm-Up: Monday, June 24||11|
|1.||First, the Steps: June 24-28||18|
|2.||And Again ... the Steps: July 8-25||34|
|3.||Focus: July 29-30||50|
|4.||It Only Hurts When I Move: July 31||58|
|5.||The Run-Throughs: August 1-6||64|
|6.||Technical Rehearsals: August 7-9||79|
|7.||On Tour: August 12-14||96|
|8.||Performance: Wednesday, August 14||110|