Dance Production

Musical Theatre Since dance is such an essential component of most musical theatre productions, it is a good idea to address FIGURE 10.15 Apair oftap shoes. the character shoe. These shoes were originally named character shoes for the ...

Author: Jeromy Hopgood

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781317635413

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 294

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Dance Production: Design and Technology introduces you to the skills you need to plan, design, and execute the technical aspects of a dance production. While it may not seem that staging a dance production is that different from a play or musical, in reality a dance performance offers up unique intricacies and challenges all its own, from scenery that accommodates choreography, to lighting design that sculpts the body, and costumes that complement movement. This unique book approaches the process of staging a dance production from a balanced perspective, making it an essential resource for dancers and designers alike. Covering a broad range of topics, author Jeromy Hopgood takes the reader through the process of producing dance from start to finish – including pre-production planning (collaboration, production process, personnel, performance spaces), design disciplines (lighting, sound, scenery, costumes, projections), stage management, and more. Bridging the gap between theatrical and dance design, the book includes a quick reference guide for theatrical and dance terminology, useful in giving dancers and designers a common working vocabulary that will ensure productive communication across the different fields.


around a duffel bag full of dancewear, headshots/résumés, and those ubiquitous character shoes. We all lived for that ol' audition magic when a director liked us well enough to give us a callback, which meant we had made it past the ...

Author: Allison Allen

Publisher: Revell

ISBN: 9781493411030

Category: Religion

Page: 256

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It's time you stepped into the light of God's role for you Actors aren't the only ones who play characters. Many of us do, much of the time. We walk into a room, figure out who we're supposed to be in this context, slip into character, and say the lines we know we should say. We become someone else. Maybe we tell ourselves it's some version of us, but deep down we know this inauthentic character is not what God wants for our lives--and it's not what we want either. With fascinating personal stories and sharp insight into human nature, former actor Allison Allen calls you to drop the brave act and step into the role of a lifetime--being your real self in Christ, no matter what the critics might say. She gives you permission to talk about, rather than around, the things you feel, freeing you to step out of the shadows and into the light of God's true calling. "The life-giving content on these pages has the power to fill your sails with holy wind and literally change the trajectory of your story!"--Lisa Harper, bestselling author and Bible teacher "In this book, Allison shares stories of conquering fear, pain, and rejection that uniquely paved the way toward growth, joy, and wisdom. She teaches us to rise above it all and experience God's beautiful light. You will most definitely be inspired."--Scott Hamilton, Olympic figure skating champion; sports commentator; inspirational speaker; cancer survivor "Through Allison's beautifully transparent story, you and I are encouraged to step out of the shadows of fear and self-doubt and, in Jesus's name, shine!"--Sheila Walsh, bestselling author of In the Middle of the Mess; co-host of LIFE Today

Beginning Jazz Dance

Some classes require the women to wear character shoes. Each teacher has specific preferences for jazz shoes, so you should check with the instructor before class begins to learn which type of shoe is required.

Author: Robey, James


ISBN: 9781450468947

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 176

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Beginning Jazz Dance provides students with the context and the basic instruction they need in order to learn beginning jazz dance techniques and become more knowledgeable dancers. The web resource has 55 photos and video clips showing basic jazz dance technique.

Official Gazette of the United States Patent Office

London Character Shoes Corporation , New Chippewa Falls , Wis . Filed Dec. ... LONDON HENRI SAYS : BE For Shirts , Coats , Jackets , Trousers , Caps , Surcoats , CHARACTER SHOE and Capes for Men , Women , and Children , Use since 1944 .

Author: United States. Patent Office


ISBN: WISC:89049548142

Category: Patents


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Dance Wellness

Footwear and clothing both have the potential to influence dance performance and dancer health. The footwear, practice clothing, and costumes vary considerably depending on the genre and theme of the dance.

Author: Wilmerding, Mary Virginia

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 9781492515814

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 232

View: 733


Dancer Wellness, created by the International Association for Dance Medicine & Science, offers guidance on the foundations, mental components, and physical aspects of dancer wellness. Readers will learn concepts and strategies to develop as dancers and to create their own dancer wellness plan.

Beginning Musical Theatre Dance

Musical theatre dancers use different types of shoes depending on the form of dance used in a particular show. Your instructor will tell you what type of shoe is preferred for class. Some may require ballet shoes, whereas others may ...

Author: Diana Dart Harris

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 9781492585220

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 128

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Beginning Musical Theatre Dance introduces students to basic musical theatre dance techniques from a variety of genres, forms, and styles and explains how to put them into practice for performance on stage. Part of Human Kinetics’ Interactive Dance Series, the text and web resource offer students what they need to know about auditions, rehearsals, performing, and caring for themselves so they can have a successful experience in a musical theatre dance course. Designed for students enrolled in introductory musical theatre dance courses, the text contains photos and descriptions of basic warm-up exercises, center work, steps from a variety of dance genres used in musical theatre dance, partnering, and lifts. For those new to dance, the text provides an orientation to the structure of a musical theatre dance class and includes information on meeting class expectations, dressing appropriately, preparing mentally and physically, maintaining proper nutrition and hydration, and avoiding injury. The accompanying web resource presents more than 60 instructional video clips to help students practice and review musical theatre dance forms, techniques, and adaptations. A glossary builds students’ fluency in the vocabulary of musical theatre dance terminology, adaptations of steps, and styles. Each chapter contains learning features to support students’ knowledge, including experiences, e-journal assignments, web links, and interactive quizzes. To dance on the musical theatre stage, students need to know how the world of musical theatre works; the expectations they must meet; and how to audition, rehearse, perform, and care for themselves. Beginning Musical Theatre Dance will arm them with the practical information as well as the historical background they need for success. Beginning Musical Theatre Dance is part of Human Kinetics’ Interactive Dance Series. The series incudes resources for ballet, tap, modern dance, and jazz that support introductory technique courses taught through dance, physical education, and fine arts departments. Each student-friendly text includes a web resource offering video clips of dance instruction, learning aids, assignments, and activities. The Interactive Dance Series offers students a guide to learning, performing, and viewing dance.

Safe Dance Practice

Since neither bare feet nor dance footwear provide protection and support, the foot must have sufficient stability on its own (Simmel, 2014). Some dancers would argue that practising in the correct shoes encourages the correct ...

Author: Quin, Edel

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 9781450496452

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 304

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Safe Dance Practice bridges the gap between research and application for dancers and dance educators at all levels. The book presents integrated guidelines and principles that will maximize physical and mental well-being without compromising creativity and expression.

Dramatic Dance

An Actor's Approach to Dance as a Dramatic Art Darren Royston. and the ribbons on the shoes. Louis XIV wore a glorious costume of shining gold to match the central role of the Sun King Apollo in the Ballet de la Nuit, and a painting of ...

Author: Darren Royston

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 9781780933146

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 224

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Dance is part of the art of theatre, a part which connects to movement, to communication, to improvisation, and to performance. It cannot exist on its own in the context of dramatic performance, but works in conjunction with other elements to enable meanings to be created in performance. Dramatic Dance sets a programme for actors to perform dance as part of the drama, offering several approaches which can contribute to developing this understanding, to training this skill, and always ensuring that the whole active and thinking body and mind are fully engaged with the task of making dance an integral and vital part of theatre. To study dance in this way allows students to develop further their understanding of logic and structure in a dramatic text. Many books deal with one aspect of dance or another: some on dance training, some on dance history, some on Rudolf Laban's ideas, some as dance manuals, and some as academic papers. Dramatic Dance is the first book to act as a comprehensive guide for theatre practice, bringing together these different, complementary disciplines.

Netter s Sports Medicine E Book

Injury to Tarsometatarsal (Lisfranc) Joint Complex Figure 79-3 Musculoskeletal Injuries in Dance. (Photographs © Craig C. Young, MD.) ... Ribbon friction blister and cuts from Character shoes. character shoes.

Author: Christopher Madden

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9780323296151

Category: Medical

Page: 752

View: 259


Netter’s Sports Medicine, by Christopher C. Madden, MD, Margot Putukian, MD, FACSM, Craig C. Young, MD, and Eric C. McCarty, MD, is a reference designed to help you meet the challenges presented by your patients in this growing interdisciplinary field. More than 1,000 Netter images, along with photos of physical examination techniques and imaging examples, provide a rich visual understanding, while a bulleted text format, combined with a user-friendly organization by specific types of injuries as well as different types of sports, makes reference quick and easy. Discussions of a full range of sports—traditional as well as less common—ensure that the coverage is comprehensive and up to date. From pre-participation exams, musculoskeletal injuries, sports nutrition, and sports general medical problems in athletes...this reference equips you with the guidance you need to keep your patients at the top of their game. Presents more than 1,000 Netter illustrations accompanied by photos of physical examination techniques, radiographs, and other imaging techniques—including CT and MRI—that equip you with a rich visual understanding of sports medicine. Features a bulleted text format for quick-read guidance. Organizes information by specific types of injuries as well as different types of sports for an easy-to-access reference. Discusses traditional along with less common sports for comprehensive coverage that is up to date. Includes a section that examines considerations for specific athlete populations, including children, women, the senior athlete and the physically challenged, to help you meet their special needs. Presents the cross-disciplinary contributions of primary care physicians, athletic trainers, physical therapists, dentists, orthopaedic surgeons, and others, who provide a well-rounded perspective on the subject. Combines current, evidence-based information with expert clinical guidance for a high-yield reference.

Dance Words

FOOTWEAR Barefoot Originally a hallmark of modern dance, beginning with Isadora Duncan who danced barefoot as a ... Flatties Shoes worn in contemporary and ballet work, said in contrast to pointe shoes or character shoes or barefoot.

Author: Valerie Preston-Dunlop

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134361229

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 740

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First Published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Independent Reading Inside the Box

Inferring Character's Emotions Give examples from the story of when a character displayed different emotions. ... Inferring In a Character's Shoes If you were the main character, how would you feel and what would you do?


Publisher: Pembroke Publishers Limited

ISBN: 9781551387963

Category: Children

Page: 158

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The Merchant of Venice Beach

“The suede glides on the wood floor,” the skeleton replied, “and a suede-soled shoe is lighter and easier to dance in for long periods of time.” It took Suzanna a moment to let go of her character-shoes dream, but since her ...

Author: Celia Bonaduce

Publisher: Kensington Publishing Corp.

ISBN: 9781601831224

Category: Fiction

Page: 224

View: 304


The Rollicking Bun--Home of the Epic Scone--is the center of Suzanna Wolf's life. Part tea shop, part bookstore, part home, it's everything she's ever wanted right on the Venice Beach boardwalk, including partnership with her two best friends from high school, Eric and Fernando. But with thirty-three just around the corner, suddenly Suzanna wants something more--something strictly her own. Salsa lessons, especially with a gorgeous instructor, seem like a good start--a harmless secret, and just maybe the start of a fling. But before she knows it, Suzanna is learning steps she never imagined--and dancing her way into confusion. 68,000 Words

Dance Team

However, both kickline and jazz dance teams can wear slip-on jazz dance shoes. The real fun comes at showtime. Team members wear matching uniforms. Jazz dance team members might wear glittery costumes with short skirts.

Author: Candice Ransom

Publisher: North Star Editions, Inc.

ISBN: 9781635174687

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 111


Introduces the history and basic concepts of dance team. Easy-to-read text, vibrant photos, and dance tips will make readers want to get up and dance.

Writing Like Writers

Walk a Mile in Your Character's Shoes. If we are able to put ourselves in someone else's shoes, we can understand them better. For students who have an underdeveloped character in their story, guide them to write what the character is ...

Author: Kay Johnson


ISBN: 9781593630003

Category: Education

Page: 304

View: 726


Build a classroom of excited, talented young writers. This wonderful teaching resource offers a complete approach to creating a classroom of enthusiastic, skillful student writers. The authors provide a comprehensive approach to teaching writing in the classroom. This book offers the strategies teachers need to teach writing skills that meet national standards and produce excellent results from children. Topics addressed in this guidebook include: creating the writing classroom, teaching the writing process, teaching effective writing strategies, teaching elements of story structure, teaching the advanced craft of writing, and using a writers' workshop to teach good writing. Writing is a great differentiator. During the writers' workshop, each student is engaged in meaningful ways. Pulling together more than three decades of practical experience and research on the best strategies for teaching writing, Writing Like Writers offers a friendly, easy-to-use guide for any teacher seeking to build a classroom of successful writers.

Fields in Motion

However, the variation this time will come with the colour of the shoes themselves. Finally, onstage, not all dancers will wear either of these types of shoes. Character roles will usually call for character, or heeled, shoes, ...

Author: Dena Davida

Publisher: Wilfrid Laurier Univ. Press

ISBN: 9781554583775

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 486

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Fields in Motion: Ethnography in the Worlds of Dance examines the deeper meanings and resonances of artistic dance in contemporary culture. The book comprises four sections: methods and methodologies, autoethnography, pedagogies and creative processes, and choreographies as cultural and spiritual representations. The contributors bring an insiders insight to their accounts of the nature and function of these artistic practices, giving voice to dancers, dance teachers, creators, programmers, spectators, students, and scholars. International and intergenerational, this collection of groundbreaking scholarly research points to a new direction for both dance studies and dance anthropology. Traditionally the exclusive domain of aesthetic philosophers, the art of dance is here reframed as cultural practice, and its significance is revealed through a chorus of voices from practitioners and insider ethnographers.

Literature Lab

Shoe Description The kind of shoes people wear can tell a lot about them . In this project , you will use a shoe to tell about a character and also to tell what you would do or what you would feel like if you were in that character's ...



ISBN: 1593630328



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Real Estate

When I made my way to Rue des Abbesses I was distracted by a shoe shop. In its window was a display of what used to be called 'character shoes', low heels, thin strap across the instep, maybe designed to resemble tapdancing shoes.

Author: Deborah Levy

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 9780241977590

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 304

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'Three bicycles. Seven ghosts. A crumbling apartment block on the hill. Fame. Tenderness. The statue of Peter Pan. Silk. Melancholy. The banana tree. A Pandemic. A love story.' From one of the great thinkers and writers of our time, comes the highly anticipated final instalment in Deborah Levy's critically acclaimed 'Living Autobiography' 'I can't think of any writer aside from Virginia Woolf who writes better about what it is to be a woman' Observer on The Cost of Living Following the international critical acclaim of The Cost of Living, this final volume of Deborah Levy's 'Living Autobiography' is an exhilarating, thought-provoking and boldly intimate meditation on home and the spectres that haunt it. 'I began to wonder what myself and all unwritten and unseen women would possess in their property portfolios at the end of their lives. Literally, her physical property and possessions, and then everything else she valued, though it might not be valued by society. What might she claim, own, discard and bequeath? Or is she the real estate, owned by patriarchy? In this sense, Real Estate is a tricky business. We rent it and buy it, sell and inherit it - but we must also knock it down.' 'Real Estate is a book to dive into. Come on in, the water's lovely.' The Daily Telegraph 'Her reflections on domesticity, freedom and romance are so beautiful, I found myself underlining multiple sentences a page. Wry, warm and uplifting, it's a book I'll return to again and again.' Stylist

Dance Your Dance

The girls would be in tux- like dance outfits, too, with top hats, tails, and character shoes. That's right— heels. No more combat boots and sneakers. Uh- uh. We were comin' at you straight outta Broadway. I remember when I gave our ...

Author: Laurieann Gibson

Publisher: Thomas Nelson

ISBN: 9780785234333

Category: Self-Help

Page: 208

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Your road map to never giving up on your dream. World-renowned choreographer and creative visionary Laurieann Gibson speaks to the dreamer in you: the artist, the writer, the thinker, the athlete, the mogul, the scientist, the entrepreneur, the mover and shaker. The part of you that knows your passion, that puts a kick-snare boom-kack rhythm in your heart. That part of you that makes you feel alive. Your dream, your dance, is unique to you. No matter your calling, Laurieann wants you to seize your passion and use it to propel you to your best life. For the first time, she shares the principles that not only shaped her career but also guided her work with the world’s biggest pop stars—so that you, too, can Act on the creative spark that brings you joy Move beyond the Dreamkillers of your past Persevere through the toughest moments Build a team to support you on your journey Empower others to realize their own dreams Drawing on her fascinating artistic experiences and the faith that sustained her through her biggest challenges, Laurieann offers a step-by-step guide to living out your vision. Because when it comes to being who God created you to be, it’s always your time to shine.

Beyond the Dance

Credit 11.5 And so one day, Che began to do some drawings of shoes. He had always been interested in ... Finally, after a year of trials, Che felt satisfied that he could produce dance shoes that were less expensive but of high quality.

Author: Chan Hon Goh

Publisher: Tundra Books

ISBN: 9781770490642

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 160

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Shortlisted for the Rocky Mountain Book Award Nominated for The Rocky Mountain Book Award (An Alberta Children's Choice Book Award) Nominated for the 2003 Norma Fleck Award for Canadian Children’s Non-Fiction An elegant, expressive dancer, Chan Hon Goh is one of the ballet world’s great stars. She is a brilliant technician possessing a delicate beauty and radiant stage presence. Born in Beijing to dancer parents, she tells the story of their flight to Canada from an oppressive regime that thwarted her father’s career, her rigorous training, and her battle to achieve acceptance as the only Chinese-born prima ballerina in the history of the National Ballet. This fascinating look at the life of a dancer will appeal not only to the legions of Chan Hon Goh’s admirers and to students of ballet, but also to young readers who understand what it is to pursue a dream.

Welcome to Fat Chance Texas

She knew just how Diane Lane's character felt. ... Taking a long, soothing sip, she thumbed through the dance shoes catalog, already feeling as if she'd been accepted into a secret club. I am one with the dance world . . . or I will be ...

Author: Celia Bonaduce

Publisher: Lyrical Press

ISBN: 9781601834294

Category: Fiction

Page: 268

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“A fresh, heartwarming voice.” —Jodi Thomas, New York Times bestselling author For champion professional knitter Dymphna Pearl, inheriting part of a sun-blasted ghost town in the Texas hill country isn’t just unexpected, it’s a little daunting. To earn a cash bequest that could change her life, she’ll have to leave California to live in tiny, run-down Fat Chance for six months—with seven strangers. Impossible! Or is it? Trading her sandals for cowboy boots, Dymphna dives into her new life with equal parts anxiety and excitement. After all, she’s never felt quite at home in Santa Monica anyway. Maybe Fat Chance will be her second chance. But making it habitable is going take more than a lasso and Wild West spirit. With an opinionated buzzard overlooking the proceedings and mismatched strangers learning to become friends, Dymphna wonders if unlocking the secrets of her own heart is the way to strike real gold.