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School of American Ballet

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Works: 174 works in 215 publications in 4 languages and 4,957 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  Motion pictures  Children's films  Educational films  Nonfiction films  Interviews  Biographical films  Dance films  Documentary films 
Roles: Dancer
Classifications: ND553.D3, 759.4
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Put your best foot forward : a young dancer's guide to life by Suki Schorer( Book )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 285 libraries worldwide
Presents advice for young ballet students, including practicing etiquette and grooming, finding a balance between mind and body, maintaining focus, developing patience, and fostering an attitude of generosity in dancing for audiences
Prima Princessa presents Swan lake ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 265 libraries worldwide
"The animated fairy ballerina, Prima Princessa, magically transports a group of pre-school girls to see the ballet Swan Lake, performed by the Paris Opera Ballet. ... In between each act ... the children learn a simple ballet step"--Container
Marie-Jeanne coaching Concerto barocco, original version (1941) ( visu )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 146 libraries worldwide
Features Marie-Jeanne and John Taras instructing Suki Schorer and students of the School of American Ballet in the original version of Balanchine's choreographic work Concerto barocco. Interviewers ask Marie and John about performing this back in the 1940's and the differences in choreography then and now
Prima Princessa presents the Nutcracker ( visu )
5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 146 libraries worldwide
"Become a ballerina! Prima Princessa brings you England's world famous Birmingham Royal Ballet performing excerpts from The Nutcracker that will inspire the ballerina in you! Come join in the holiday fun with Prima Princessa as she takes you to a magical show filled with snow fairies, toy soldiers, tutus, pirouettes and plies."--Container
Ballet for beginners : featuring the School of American Ballet by Mary Kate Mellow( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
Examines New York City's School of American Ballet, and discusses the different levels of ballet dancing
Degas and the dance : the painter and the petits rats, perfecting their art by Susan Goldman Rubin( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
Explores the life and work of the nineteenth-century French artist who devoted most of his artwork to the subject of ballet
Prima Princessa presents Swan lake ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Put your dancing shoes on, and enjoy the show! Prima Princessa features the world-renowned Paris Opera Ballet performing exerpts from Swan Lake, narrated by the adorable Prima Princessa herself! Between acts, Prima Princessa guides you through ballet steps performed by the tiny-ballet-tots of the school of American ballet - so you can become a Prima Princessa ballerina too!
Sleeping Beauty ( visu )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
"Join Prima Princessa on a fairy dust filled spring-time adventure to see excerpts of The Sleeping Beauty performed live by The Royal Ballet in London. The cartoon fairy narrates the story, and between acts you get mini ballet demonstrations from students at the School of American Ballet. After the ballet is over the adventure continues with a magical tea party and fun floral crafts
The School of American ballet : 1934-1944 ( Book )
1 edition published in 1944 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Prima princessa : à la découverte du ballet avec la School of American Ballet by Mary Kate Mellow( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in French and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Ouvrage permettant de découvrir le ballet, depuis les techniques de base jusqu'au spectacle sur scène. Le tout est divisé en quatre chapitres: Créativité et improvisation (musicalité, pantomime et expressivité) - Le cours de danse pour enfants de 6 à 13 ans (règles de tenue vestimentaire, maintien et étirement, techniques et positions de base) - Le cours de danse de niveau avancé pour les 14 ans et plus (pointes, pas de deux, techniques pour les garçons, etc.) - L'ensemble des éléments (chorégraphie et exercices de niveau avancé et préparation avant le spectacle: maquillage, costume, échauffement). Les pas et les exercices sont expliqués dans des textes courts et précis. De nombreuses photographies et des images de synthèse agrémentent le tout. [SDM]
1934-1944 by School of American Ballet( Book )
1 edition published in 1944 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Suzanne Farrell elusive muse ( visu )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
This Academy Award-nominated documentary weaves together vintage and never-before-seen archival clips of Suzanne Farrell's performances of Balanchine ballets with interviews that tell the bitter-sweet love story between Farrell and Balanchine
The School of American ballet by School of American Ballet( Book )
2 editions published between 1937 and 1940 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Balanchine and the School of American Ballet Works & process at the Guggenheim ( visu )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Suki Schorer, senior faculty member at the School of American Ballet, lectures on the curriculum and teaching methods at the School of American Ballet; her talk is accompanied by demonstrations of classroom exercises and choreographic excerpts by current students and alumnae of the school. Schorer discusses the Russian school of technique developed by Vaganova, Balanchine's relation to it and his own technique and methods; versions of the Nutcracker pas de deux and barre exercises are presented to demonstrate these distinctions. Schorer describes how Balanchine's classroom practice supported his choreography, his approaches to barre exercises, tempo and pointe shoes. Students from different levels in the school demonstrate classroom combinations. The program closes with two choreographic works by Balanchine, performed by recorded music
Antonina Tumkovsky 50 years at the School of American Ballet ( visu )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Steven Caras See them dance ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
"...Caras candidly shares professional and personal anecdotes and milestones, from his difficult childhood to his days as a dancer with the New York City ballet under the mentorship of the legendary George Balanchine to the often bumpy path he courageously continued on, leading to a luminous career as the foremost dance photographer of our time. Through the mosaic of his breathtaking prints, Caras reveals much of the ballet dancer's world onstage and in rehearsal throughout the film, in tandem with compelling interviews with numerous dance icons, including Jacques d'Amboise, Patricia McBride, Mia Michaels, Kay Mazzo, Peter Martins, Allegra Kent, Sean Lavery, Elizabeth Streb, Gary Chryst, Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux and Virginia Johnson among many others." -- synopsis from Steven Caras website
Generation next [close shot] ( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
This program was part of New York City Ballet's Jerome Robbins Festival
School of American Ballet 2007 Workshop Performances ( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Bach to glass, a musical odyssey II [wide shot] ( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
This program was part of New York City Ballet's Jerome Robbins Celebration
Williams men's class ( visu )
1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Excerpt of a men's ballet class. Stanley Williams directs combinations in the center and across the floor. The students practice pirouettes, jetés and entrechats. For the rest of the class, see *MGZIA 4-6097, *MGZIA 4-6092, *MGZIA 4-6090
 
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Alternative Names
New York. School of American Ballet
S.A.B.
SAB
SAB (School of American Ballet)
School of American Ballet school in de Verenigde Staten
Școala Americană de balet
Languages
English (73)
German (2)
Dutch (1)
French (1)
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