By Jennifer C. Kronenberg,Carlos M. Guerra,Philip Neal
"Wonderfully whole and instructive, written via artists who've lived what they write approximately and are sharing their lifestyles event from a deep and extremely human standpoint. Bravo!"--Donald Mahler, former director, Metropolitan Opera Ballet
"Perfect for uplifting dancers who are looking to research extra in regards to the paintings of partnering."--Lauren Jonas, cofounder and creative director, Diablo Ballet
"An powerful and energetic source so as to add to a dancer and teacher’s partnering abilities toolkit."--Dean Speer, writer of On Technique
Traditionally, the pas de deux was once designed as an interlude in the course of longer ballets and showcased a ballerina’s abilities. The male was once a consultant to her events and steps, an unwavering extension of the ballerina. this present day the pas de deux occupies a significant function in dances and the reliance on a male’s power has given strategy to never-ending differences. appreciate, endurance, instinct, and know-how are only as major as procedure and the simplest companions speak via breath, eye touch, and musical cues.
In Experiencing the paintings of Pas de Deux, expert dance couple Jennifer Carlynn Kronenberg and Carlos Miguel Guerra demystify the actual, emotional, and creative intricacies that permit to bounce as one. They research key elements frequently neglected in periods and textbooks, similar to easy methods to construct and retain the connections valuable for a trusting and profitable crew. Illuminating pas de deux paintings from either female and male views, they element the categorical obligations of every accomplice. step by step directions are supplied for correct posture, lifts, promenades, turns, or even dance conditioning--and QR code–accessible video clips supply short demonstrations of recent and complicated activities. each one bankruptcy additionally comprises own anecdotes, providing an extraordinary and intimate examine how companions can help each other and detect the interior workings of the best and so much memorable dances.
Jennifer Carlynn Kronenberg is a former central dancer with the Miami urban Ballet. She has carried out grasp periods for Ballet Chicago and Ballet de Monterrey, between different businesses and faculties. She is the writer of So, you must Be a Ballet Dancer? Carlos Miguel Guerra is a former critical dancer with the Miami urban Ballet. He studied and labored with Fernando Alonso in Cuba, Ivan Nagy in Chile, and Edward Villella in Miami.
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