Synopses & Reviews
Providing a contemporary look at what parents must know about the ballet art form, this practical guide includes information on performing, competing, and combining dance, higher education, and work. With photographs of young dancers in traditional positions and a description of the difference between syllabuses, it gives parents the knowledge to ask the right questions when looking for a teacher, a school, or a system of ballet for their child, such as Why are recitals important? What is the difference between a school that specializes and one that teaches all forms of dance? How do you know if a school is good or not?
- Previous edition sold more than 15,000 copies
Includes bibliographical references (p. 170-172).
About the Author
Angela Whitehill has trained with the Canadian National Ballet and the Arts Eductional Schools, London. William Noble is the author of Bookbanning in America, and several other books. Together they are the authors of The Dancers Book of Ballet and Ballet Magic, the Burklyn Story. They both live in Island Heights, New Jersey.