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Meet The Dancers

Author : Amy Nathan
language : en
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
Release Date : 2008-06-10

Download Meet The Dancers written by Amy Nathan and has been published by Henry Holt and Company (BYR) this book supported file pdf, txt, epub, kindle and other format this book has been release on 2008-06-10 with Juvenile Nonfiction categories.

Lots of kids enjoy dancing, but what motivates them to push past the sore muscles, early-morning technique classes, and crazy schedule required to become a professional dancer? In this book, dancers from many backgrounds talk about their different paths to success in ballet, modern, jazz, Broadway, and hiphop. They also share advice and helpful tips, such as: • practice interpreting the music and the mood of a movement, even when you're doing a standard warm-up exercise • try to be in the front row at auditions so you can see what's going on and so the judges know you're eager to be seen

Mao S Last Dancer

Author : Cunxin Li
language : en
Publisher: Berkley Publishing Group
Release Date : 2010

Download Mao S Last Dancer written by Cunxin Li and has been published by Berkley Publishing Group this book supported file pdf, txt, epub, kindle and other format this book has been release on 2010 with Biography & Autobiography categories.

In a memoir of life in Maoist China, the author describes how he was taken from his family in rural China to study ballet in Beijing, his rise in the world of Chinese ballet, and his defection at age eighteen to the United States.

A Unicorn In A World Of Donkeys

Author : Mia Michaels
language : en
Publisher: Seal Press
Release Date : 2018-05-01

Download A Unicorn In A World Of Donkeys written by Mia Michaels and has been published by Seal Press this book supported file pdf, txt, epub, kindle and other format this book has been release on 2018-05-01 with Self-Help categories.

An empowerment manifesto for creatives, misfits, innovators, and disruptors from the star of So You Think You Can Dance and creator of Broadway's Finding Neverland A Unicorn in a World of Donkeys offers a playbook for living a creative and authentic life. Using her own story as a launching spot, and creative quizzes, charts, and lists to engage the reader in an interactive journey, Mia Michaels explores the experience of the unicorn in a world of donkeys, a world where fitting in, pleasing others, following rules, and maintaining norms-no matter how messed up those norms are-is the only acceptable path. She acknowledges the struggles of the unicorn life-loneliness, ridicule, being misunderstood and undervalued-and goes on encourage readers to reframe the unicorn life the way she has, as essential to a life of brilliance.

Thailand Destinations

Author : B. Burnett Brown
language : en
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
Release Date : 2013-09-12

Download Thailand Destinations written by B. Burnett Brown and has been published by Xlibris Corporation this book supported file pdf, txt, epub, kindle and other format this book has been release on 2013-09-12 with Travel categories.

PhuketPattayaBangkokKo SamuiThailand. For those that know, or those that travel or have traveled, these words generate visions of great beaches and wonderful sunsets, delicious food and inexpensive dining, crowded markets and unusual bargains, sex and sin, friendly people, pleasant good times and a slower, more laid back lifestyle. They connect us to feelings of adventure, romance, intrigue, excitement andhappiness. In this volume, a long time resident of Thailand shares useful information and insights about these places. Both the experienced traveler and those considering their first overseas journey will find this information worthwhile and helpful

Where Rivers Meet

Author : Rick Shira
language : en
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
Release Date : 2007-09-25

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The Frenzy The Grievance

Author : Leon Miller
language : en
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
Release Date : 2011-12-13

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The Frenzy and the Grievance are both narrated by Murray Schenps, a retired I.R.S investigator whos heavily medicated, and, at times, paranoid. When the Frenzy opens, America is getting ready to invade Iraq, and people in New York are still jittery from 9/11. Coming home from his job as a security guard early one morning, Murray spots a group of naked people in Chelsea dancing around an open drum. Hes disturbed by this (are the people drugged, sick? Is the air poisoned?), and goes from trying to investigate whats going on (as well as checking out a similar event in the West Village, where two naked men were killed in the street) to writing a book about what hes seen and found out. Doing the book (where he makes the leader of the group a possible terrorist) he enlists the aid of a female investigator from the Board of Health, and continually argues with a female reporter from The New York Post, who is also writing about both problemsleading to terrible consequences for Murray and both women. The Grievance opens nearly three years laterright after Abu Ghraib revelations. Murray is now teaching writing in New York, having published his book about what happened earlier, but made little money from it. Hes still angry at Marlene Ward, The New York Post reporter, and eventually tries to pay her back for thing she did to ruin his possible career as a writer. When a student submits a manuscript about killing Iraqi prisoners at a black site in New Jersey, Murray tries to find out if its the truth and not get killed in the process. This leads to confrontations with the soldiers uncle, and Marlene Wardwho gets wind in the story. Again, problems are solved by violence, the grievances that Murray, Paul Jones, and his superiors as well as Joness uncle have, being resolved in deadly ways.

Inclusive Creative Movement And Dance

Author : Karen A. Kaufmann
language : en
Publisher: Human Kinetics
Release Date : 2006

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Inclusive Creative Movement and Dancehelps teachers guide students with diverse abilities to express their feelings and ideas through creative movement experiences involving dance learning, dance making, and dance sharing. Of equal value to new and veteran teachers, this book provides in-depth coverage of inclusive dance instruction, including teaching strategies, practical learning experiences, movement problems for students to solve, and more: -Open-ended movement explorations and inclusion suggestions help teachers accommodate the different learning needs of their students. -Learning experiences help students understand the elements of movement and dance (body actions and shapes, awareness of space, moving to time, awareness of energy and force, and awareness of relationships). -Teachers can select individual learning experiences or present a series of units for creative movement and dance. -National Standards for Dance Education, goals, movement glossary, journal reflection assignments, and simple assessments are incorporated into each unit for easier assessment and accountability. -Interdisciplinary activities at the end of each unit connect creative movement with classroom subjects—reading, writing, grammar, geography, astronomy, earth science, math, visual art, drama, and music—as appropriate. This book is organized into three parts. Part Ipresents a framework to help teachers envision dance for all their students. Part IIprepares teachers to design inclusive dance experiences and extend them into performance and discussion. Part IIIis the book's heart and soul—more than 100 dance-learning experiences presented in five chapters, or units, that teachers can use in their classes for students of all ages and abilities. These chapters may be used either as separate units that each feature one of the five movement or dance elements for a thematic approach or as progressive units that build in the order presented in the book. Each chapter, or unit, in part III has three basic sections: -Planning information outlining the learners' outcome goals, movement vocabulary, specific National Standards in Dance Education met, and suggestions for adapting instruction for special needs -Dance-making opportunities through students' exploration, experimentation, and problem solving as they use movement language in multiple ways -Dance sharing and assessment opportunities using critical-thinking questions and writing assignments Inclusive Creative Movement and Danceeducates and empowers teachers to use dance in inclusive classrooms, to celebrate and value differences, and to help all students discover the uniquely personal art form of dance. The ultimate goal is to develop students as dancers, creators, performers, and viewers.