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Danse d'École: A Historical Synopsis of Ballet Pedagogy

Rory Foster

in Ballet Pedagogy: The Art of Teaching

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813034591
eISBN:
9780813046297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034591.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter traces the historical development of ballet pedagogy, covering ballet in Russia, the Italian influence, ballet in the Soviet Union, the Royal Academy of Dancing, August Bournonville, ... More


Ballet Pedagogy: The Art of Teaching

Rory Foster

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813034591
eISBN:
9780813046297
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034591.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

There are many different methods for teaching classical ballet—Bournonville, Vaganova, Cecchetti—the Royal Academy of Dancing being the most widely known. All of these methods are effective tools for ... More


Developing the American Ballet Dancer: THE PEDAGOGICAL LINEAGE OF ROCHELLE ZIDE-BOOTH

Jessica Zeller

in Dance on Its Own Terms: Histories and Methodologies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199939985
eISBN:
9780199333134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199939985.003.0014
Subject:
Music, Dance

“Developing the American Ballet Dancer: The Pedagogical Lineage of Rochelle Zide-Booth” identifies Zide-Booth as a representative teacher of American ballet. Her role in helping to develop an ... More


The Ballet Class

Rory Foster

in Ballet Pedagogy: The Art of Teaching

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813034591
eISBN:
9780813046297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034591.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Dance

There are multiple approaches to teaching ballet according to traditional methods or schools. Each method follows a sequentially progressive syllabus for each year or level of instruction that ... More


Teaching Your Class

Rory Foster

in Ballet Pedagogy: The Art of Teaching

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813034591
eISBN:
9780813046297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034591.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter discusses teaching techniques for ballet teachers. It covers directions of the body in presenting and viewing ballet; teaching and demonstrating; mirroring; cueing and counting; giving ... More


The War Years

Charles M. Joseph

in Stravinsky and Balanchine: A Journey of Invention

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300087123
eISBN:
9780300129342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300087123.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter tells the story of Kirstein's military discharge in late 1945, at which time he rekindled his wide-eyed 1933 dream with resurgent optimism. With an unswayable, noblesse-oblige mission of ... More


A Final Word

Rory Foster

in Ballet Pedagogy: The Art of Teaching

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813034591
eISBN:
9780813046297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034591.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter presents some concluding thoughts from the author. He says that there are intrinsic characteristics or qualities in his training, both in technique and performance, which go far beyond ... More


Anatomy for the Dancer

Rory Foster

in Ballet Pedagogy: The Art of Teaching

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813034591
eISBN:
9780813046297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034591.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Dance

Every ballet teacher should have a fundamental understanding of the musculoskeletal system and the biomechanics of human movement as it pertains to dance. Precise execution of a movement requires ... More


Music for Dance

Rory Foster

in Ballet Pedagogy: The Art of Teaching

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813034591
eISBN:
9780813046297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034591.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter discusses musical accompaniment for dance. Mastering the use of musical accompaniment can be the single most difficult aspect of teaching for most pedagogy students and young teachers. ... More


Establishing Your Own School

Rory Foster

in Ballet Pedagogy: The Art of Teaching

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813034591
eISBN:
9780813046297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034591.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Dance

Many private studio teachers prefer to work for an employer rather than cope with all of the responsibilities of owning their own business. But for entrepreneurial-minded teachers, this chapter is ... More


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