The Young Dancer
Darcey Bussell--who has danced with the Royal Ballet and who was voted Dancer of the Year in 1990 by Dance and Dancer's magazine--now presents step-by-step instruction and inspiration for all children dazzled by dance. More than 300 full-color photographs help lead readers from simple to gradually mo re advanced steps.
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To all young dancers
R 12 V
Stretching and strengthening
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adage ankle arabesque Ashton audience ballerina Ballonne basic battement tendu bend Benesh notation Birmingham Royal Ballet bourree center of balance centre practice character dancing Choreography classical ballet correctly costumes cou de pied dance on pointe Darcey Bussell demi-plie demi-pointe deux devant efface elastic English National Ballet epaulement exercises facing the barre feel feet fifth position floor fondu forward front George Balanchine girl hands head heels Hold your arms hold your turnout important jump Keep your back Keep your body Keep your shoulders knees lift your leg look Merce Cunningham mime Miyako Yoshida move movement muscles perform Petrushka pied derriere pirouette placement Pointework poised port de bras pose preparatory position prince raised leg rehearse ribbons Romantic ballet Royal Ballet School second position shape sideways Sissonne slightly smoothly stage steps straight strength stretched supporting leg Swan Lake toes traditional turn tutu vour wear whole body