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Danse d'École

Rory Foster

in Ballet Pedagogy

Published by University Press of Florida

Published in print March 2010 | ISBN: 9780813034591
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780813046297 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5744/florida/9780813034591.003.0002
Danse d'École

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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, George Balanchine, the American Ballet Theatre National Training Curriculum, and Romantic ballet and the introduction of pointe dancing.

Keywords: classical ballet; Russia; Italy Soviet Union; Royal Academy; August Bournonville; George Balanchine; American Ballet Theatre; Romantic ballet; pointe dancing

Chapter.  4371 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Dance

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