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Sally Streets Nichols

Dean Speer

in On Technique

Published by University Press of Florida

Published in print March 2010 | ISBN: 9780813034386
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780813046280 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5744/florida/9780813034386.003.0018
Sally Streets Nichols

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This chapter describes the career and teaching philosophy of Sally Streets Nichols, who has performed with the New York City Ballet and Oakland Ballet. Nichols defines technique as the training that will allow you to dance without getting injured. Technique provides the building blocks—a starting formula upon which to develop and expand your horizons. Nichols also says that a good teacher has to both give classes and provide training for dancers to meet the challenges of performance.

Keywords: New York City; Oakland Ballet; ballerinas; ballet dancers; ballet teachers; dancing; teaching technique

Chapter.  2172 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Dance

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