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Schorer, Suki

Overview
Works: 81 works in 168 publications in 4 languages and 2,741 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Nonfiction films  Dance films  Ballet films  Filmed dance  Instructional films  Interviews  Televised ballets  Ballet television programs  Filmed ballets 
Roles: Author, Dancer, Performer, Speaker, Restager, Moderator, Interviewee
Classifications: GV1787.5, 792.8
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First lessons in ballet by Lise Friedman( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 604 libraries worldwide
Photographs, captions, callouts, and text provide an interactive introduction to ballet, covering stretching, the five basic positions, and more complicated moves
Suki Schorer on Balanchine technique by Suki Schorer( Book )
15 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 529 libraries worldwide
The author, a former principal dancer and now a teacher in the School of American Ballet, shares what she learned from Balanchine about ballet dancing and teaching ballet
Put your best foot forward : a young dancer's guide to life by Suki Schorer( Book )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 287 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
Marie-Jeanne coaching Concerto barocco, original version (1941) ( visu )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 159 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
Balanchine essays passé and attitude ( visu )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 144 libraries worldwide
Drawing upon their experience as principal dancers with George Balanchine's New York City Ballet, Suki Schorer and Merrill Ashley provide a detailed analysis and demonstration of the ballet steps passé and attitude, according to the principles of Balanchine technique. Schorer, a longtime teacher at the School of American Ballet, sets exercises intended to help the dancer learn and practice correct form, and both she and Ashley recall images Balanchine used in class to elicit desired movement qualities from the dancers. Brief phrases from Balanchine's ballets illustrate the choreographic application of Balanchine technique
Balanchine pointework by Suki Schorer( Book )
7 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 109 libraries worldwide
Balanchine essays port de bras and epaulement ( visu )
7 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
Drawing upon their experience as principal dancers with George Balanchine's New York City Ballet, Suki Schorer and Merrill Ashley provide a detailed analysis and demonstration of ballet port de bras and épaulement, according to the principles of Balanchine technique. Schorer, a longtime teacher at the School of American Ballet, sets exercises intended to help the dancer learn and practice correct form, and both she and Ashley recall images Balanchine used in class to elicit desired movement qualities from the dancers. Brief phrases from Balanchine's ballets Divertimento no. 15 and Symphony in C illustrate the choreographic application of Balanchine technique
Balanchine essays pointe technique and pas de bourrée ( visu )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
Drawing upon their experience as principal dancers with George Balanchine's New York City Ballet, Suki Schorer and Merrill Ashley provide a detailed analysis and demonstration of ballet pointe technique and pas de bourrée, according to the principles of Balanchine technique. Schorer, a longtime teacher at the School of American Ballet, sets exercises intended to help the dancer learn and practice correct form, and both she and Ashley recall images Balanchine used in class to elicit desired movement qualities from the dancers
Balanchine essays pirouettes and other turns ( visu )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
Drawing upon their experience as principal dancers with George Balanchine's New York City Ballet, Suki Schorer and Merrill Ashley provide a detailed analysis and demonstration of ballet pirouettes and other turns, according to the principles of Balanchine technique. Schorer, a longtime teacher at the School of American Ballet, sets exercises intended to help the dancer learn and practice correct form, and both she and Ashley recall images Balanchine used in class to elicit desired movement qualities from the dancers
Balanchine essays transfer of weight ( visu )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 67 libraries worldwide
Drawing upon their experience as principal dancers with George Balanchine's New York City Ballet, Suki Schorer and Merrill Ashley provide a detailed analysis and demonstration of ballet transfer of weight, according to the principles of Balanchine technique. Schorer, a longtime teacher at the School of American Ballet, sets exercises intended to help the dancer learn and practice correct form, and both she and Ashley recall images Balanchine used in class to elicit desired movement qualities from the dancers. Includes walking, running, pas de couru into jeté, tendu battement, tendu jeté, temps lié, pas de basque, balancé, waltz, stepping onto pointe, piqué, ballotté, and tombé
Balanchine. New York City Ballet in Montreal ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
Collection features four productions choreographed by George Balanchine and performed by The New York City Ballet. The Four Temperaments and Ivesiana; Afternoon of a Faun. Includes Balanchine presenting the dancers in a choreographed introduction
Balanchine essays ( visu )
2 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
Drawing upon their experience as principal dancers with George Balanchine's New York City Ballet, Suki Schorer and Merrill Ashley provide a detailed analysis and demonstration of ballet port de bras and épaulement, according to the principles of Balanchine technique. Schorer, a longtime teacher at the School of American Ballet, sets exercises intended to help the dancer learn and practice correct form, and both she and Ashley recall images Balanchine used in class to elicit desired movement qualities from the dancers. Brief phrases from Balanchine's ballets Divertimento no. 15 and Symphony in C illustrate the choreographic application of Balanchine technique
Balanchine essays Arabesque ( visu )
2 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Drawing upon their experience as principal dancers with George Balanchine's New York City Ballet, Suki Schorer and Merrill Ashley provide a detailed analysis and demonstration of the ballet step arabesque, according to the principles of Balanchine technique. Schorer, a longtime teacher at the School of American Ballet, sets exercises intended to help the dancer learn and practice correct form, and both she and Ashley recall images Balanchine used in class to elicit desired movement qualities from the dancers. Brief phrases from Balanchine's ballets illustrate the choreographic application of Balanchine technique. Excerpts from The nutcracker and Serenade open and close the program
School of American Ballet workshop performance [videorecording] ( visu )
16 editions published between 1977 and 2007 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Balanchine pointework by Suki Schorer( Article )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
School of American Ballet ( visu )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
New York City Ballet : [Program ( Book )
3 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Interview with Suki Schorer by Suki Schorer( Archival Material )
1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Disc 1 (approximately 54 minutes). Suki Schorer speaks with Elizabeth Kendall about her family background and early dance training; performing with the San Francisco Ballet; the circumstances of her joining New York City Ballet; her early years at the company; George Balanchine as a teacher including his approach to music; Melissa Hayden; briefly, Allegra Kent and Violette Verdy; Diana Adams [ends abruptly but continues on disc 2]
 
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Alternative Names
Schrorer, Suzanne
Suki Schorer American ballet dancer, ballet mistress, teacher, and writer
Suki Schorer Amerikaans onderwijzeres
Suki Schorer danzatrice, docente e scrittrice statunitense
Languages
English (101)
Italian (1)
Croatian (1)
French (1)
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