Classical Ballet Technique

Classical Ballet Technique


  • Release: 1989
  • Publisher: University Press of Florida
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 395 page
  • ISBN: 0813009456
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Aimed at advanced dancers, this book discusses classical ballet's basic concepts, techniques, and movements

Basic Principles of Classical Ballet

Basic Principles of Classical Ballet


  • Release: 2012-04-18
  • Publisher: Courier Corporation
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 192 page
  • ISBN: 9780486121055
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Discusses all basic principles of ballet, grouping movement by fundamental types. Diagrams show clearly the exact foot, leg, arm, and body positions for the proper execution of many steps and movements. 118 illustrations.

Elements of Classical Ballet Technique as Practiced in the School of the Dance Theatre of Harlem

Elements of Classical Ballet Technique as Practiced in the School of the Dance Theatre of Harlem


  • Release: 1977
  • Publisher:
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 81 page
  • ISBN: 0871270986
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Elements of Classical Ballet Technique as Practiced in the School for the Dance Theatre of Harlem champions the rich heritage of American dance from Fanny Elssler's triumphs to the square dances of the pioneers and on to the Dance Theatre of Harlem. Originally published in 1977, the text serves as a theoretical and practical outline of Shook's teaching philosophies. The book is divided into three parts: The Antecedents; The Theory; The Practice. In The Antecedents, Shook respectively discusses the tradition of a dance teacher, the American attitude, classical ballet and the development of Dance Theatre of Harlem. The Theory and The Practice are divulgences into Shook's philosophies on teaching, supplemented by a syllabus for the elementary grades of ballet. Elements of Classical Ballet Technique is ideal for the dance teacher who strives to nourish mental flexibility and dexterity of character in their students, as well as to provide and hone technical training.

The Progressions of Classical Ballet Technique

The Progressions of Classical Ballet Technique


  • Release: 2002
  • Publisher:
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 111 page
  • ISBN: 1904386202
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This work picks up where The Foundations of Classical Ballet Technique left off, so where, for example, you would find a single pirouette in the first book, this develops into a double pirouette, an embellished pirouette, or a more complex turn like fouette rond de jambe en tournant.

The Cecchetti Method of Classical Ballet

The Cecchetti Method of Classical Ballet


  • Release: 2012-06-26
  • Publisher: Courier Corporation
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 272 page
  • ISBN: 9780486122915
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A complete beginning course in classical ballet, this volume is based on the teachings of the celebrated instructor, Enrico Cecchetti. Features a numbered series of instructions for each exercise, plus 109 detailed illustrations.

Technical Manual and Dictionary of Classical Ballet

Technical Manual and Dictionary of Classical Ballet


  • Release: 2012-04-30
  • Publisher: Courier Corporation
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 176 page
  • ISBN: 9780486132860
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From adagio to voyage, over 800 steps, movements, poses, and concepts are fully defined. A pronunciation guide and cross-references to alternate names for similar steps and positions also included.