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Ballet PedagogyThe Art of Teaching$
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Rory Foster

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780813034591

Published to Florida Scholarship Online: September 2012

DOI: 10.5744/florida/9780813034591.001.0001

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A Historical Synopsis of Ballet Pedagogy

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Ballet Pedagogy

Rory Foster

University Press of Florida

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

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