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The Development of Dancing in Britain, 1918–60

James Nott

in Going to the Palais: A Social And Cultural History of Dancing and Dance Halls in Britain, 1918–1960

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199605194
eISBN:
9780191754258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199605194.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This section concludes, in Chapter 4, with an examination of dancing in Britain at this time, exploring the popularity of particular dances and examining how people learned to dance (via dance ... 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


The Economics of Ballroom

Julia A. Ericksen

in Dance With Me: Ballroom Dancing and the Promise of Instant Intimacy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814722664
eISBN:
9780814722855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814722664.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter examines the economics of ballroom dancing, and in particular the explicit connection between intimacy and commerce. It first considers the economic underpinnings of dance competitions ... More


Teachers

Barbara Walczak and Una Kai

in Balanchine the Teacher: Fundamentals That Shaped the First Generation of New York City Ballet Dancers

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813032528
eISBN:
9780813046310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032528.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter focuses on the unique teachers chosen by Balanchine, who provided the technique on which he could build his company. Their classes were demanding, and although they were trained in the ... More


Connection Is Key

Julia A. Ericksen

in Dance With Me: Ballroom Dancing and the Promise of Instant Intimacy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814722664
eISBN:
9780814722855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814722664.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter discusses the implications of the author's findings regarding the complex emotional connection that develops between teachers and students of ballroom dancing. It shows that intimacy has ... More


Feeling the Dance, Showing the Magic

Julia A. Ericksen

in Dance With Me: Ballroom Dancing and the Promise of Instant Intimacy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814722664
eISBN:
9780814722855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814722664.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter examines how dancers work at their emotions on the dance floor in order to create and portray a connection with a partner. To elucidate the emotional connection, especially authentic ... More


Introduction: Entering the World of Ballroom

Julia A. Ericksen

in Dance With Me: Ballroom Dancing and the Promise of Instant Intimacy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814722664
eISBN:
9780814722855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814722664.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This book explores dancing and the fascination it holds for participants, with particular emphasis on the relational aspects of ballroom. Drawing on interviews with all types of dancers—competition ... More


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