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Ballet Beyond Tradition - Anna Paskevska

Ballet Beyond Tradition


Published: 10th November 2004
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For nearly a century, the training of ballet and modern dancers has followed two divergent paths. Modern practitioners felt ballet was artificial and injurious to the body; ballet teachers felt that modern dancers lacked the rigorous discipline and control that comes only from years of progressive training.

Ballet Beyond Tradition seeks to reconcile these age-old conflicts and bring a new awareness to ballet teachers of the importance of a holistic training regimen that draws on the best that modern dance and movement-studies offers. Paskevska persuasively argues that the most vital dance movement is one that absorbs outside influences as well as preserving its traditions. Ballet Beyond Tradition offers new ways to understand the ballet vocabulary in terms of the most recent understanding of the body and how it moves.

Ch. 1. Introduction -- Ch. 2. Brief historical perspective -- Ch. 3. The body's center -- Ch. 4. Alignment -- Ch. 5. Succession -- Ch. 6. Opposition -- Ch. 7. Potential and kinetic energy -- Ch. 8. Fall -- Ch. 9. Weight -- Ch. 10. Recovery and rebound -- Ch. 11. Suspension -- Ch. 12. Isolation -- Ch. 13. Laying the foundation -- Ch. 14. Exercises of the barre -- Ch. 15. Introduction to the class -- Ch. 16. Conclusion.

ISBN: 9780203997741
ISBN-10: 0203997743
Format: PDF
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 200
Published: 10th November 2004
Publisher: Willan Pub.