Learn to Speak Dance: A Guide to Creating, Performing, and Promoting Your Moves by Annmarie WilliamsLearn to Speak Dance: A Guide to Creating, Performing, and Promoting Your Moves by Annmarie Williams

Learn to Speak Dance: A Guide to Creating, Performing, and Promoting Your Moves

byAnnmarie Williams

Hardcover | September 29, 2016

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Watching a flashy music video or an episode of So You Think You Can Dance probably makes most people a little shy about their dancing skills, but we all know how to dance. After all, dance is just a mashup of everyday movement and imagination. And while a musician might learn how to play piano or guitar, a dancer's instrument is the human body. We just need to explore the unique, artistic voice inside that instrument — and Learn to Speak Dance is all about helping kids do just that! Drawing upon years of experience as a dancer and dance teacher, author Ann-Marie Williams exposes every aspect of the world of dance — from different dance styles around the world to tips on choreography, costume design, performance, staging, and even managing a potential career. She's also brought along the expert opinions of a number of other dancers, se designers, choreographers, and reality TV judges, and all of them share great tips and anecdotes throughout. But there's no need to get stage fright — Learn to Speak Dance isn't an audition, a lecture, or even a class. It's simply a revelation of just how far your own two feet can move you...if you let them
ANN-MARIE WILLIAMS is the director of the Movement Lab, a Toronto dance school for kids. She holds an MA in Dance, a BFA in Theater-Dance, and is also a fully certified ballet teacher with the Royal Academy of Dance. She has over a decade of teaching experience in a variety of settings from university dance programs to parks and recre...
Title:Learn to Speak Dance: A Guide to Creating, Performing, and Promoting Your MovesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:96 pages, 9.75 × 8.98 × 0.35 inPublished:September 29, 2016Publisher:Owlkids Books Inc.Language:English

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ISBN - 10:192681889X

ISBN - 13:9781926818894

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The language is right - hip and cool without trying too hard...The book helps to make dance accessible rather than mysterious...It really was written in an encouraging tone. - 4dancers.org - 20111020