Ballet Beyond Tradition (Hardcover)

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For nearly a century, the training of ballet and modern dancers has followed two divergent paths. Modern practitioners felt ballet was artificial and injurious to the body; ballet teachers felt that modern dancers lacked the rigorous discipline and control that comes only from years of progressive training.

Ballet Beyond Tradition seeks to reconcile these age-old conflicts and bring a new awareness to ballet teachers of the importance of a holistic training regimen that draws on the best that modern dance and movement-studies offers.



Product Details
ISBN: 9780415970174
ISBN-10: 0415970172
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: November 14th, 2004
Pages: 200
Language: English