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Title:
Steps in ballet
Author:
Mara, Thalia.
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Publication Information:
Hightstown, NJ : Princeton Book Co., [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
xi, 178 pages : illustrations ; 18 x 23 cm
General Note:
This book contains three separate books by author into one volume.
Language:
English
Contents:
Basic exercises at the barre -- Basic center exercises -- Basic allegro steps.
Subject Term:
ISBN:
9780871272621
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Instructive techniques for practicing ballet away from class are presented in this compilation of three previously published volumes. Elementary barre exercises, basic arm movements and positions of the body, and elevation and connecting steps are detailed with illustrations and helpful pointers that complement the guidance of a ballet instructor. Correct ballet terms are defined and listed in French with phonetic pronunciations. Parents, teachers, and students of ballet will find expert advice in this classic of ballet instruction.


Author Notes

Thalia Mara danced with several European ballet companies as a featured soloist before establishing a ballet school in New York. She helped found the Jackson Ballet Guild and the International Ballet Competition held in Jackson, Mississippi. She lives in Jackson, Mississippi.