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Learn the latest Broadway moves with veteran Broadway dancer and Award winning choreographer, Christopher Gattelli. Christopher presents three Fosse-inspired routines created for all levels. Dances concentrate on style, technique, formations and use of props. Great for the classroom as well as onstage. Each polished dance is packed with character, sensuality and dynamic flare. Christopher Gattelli ‘s choreography credits include the Tony Awards, The David Letterman Show and The Rosie O’Donnell Show. As a performer he has danced on Broadway in Cats, How To Succeed and Fosse.
The Ultimate Turn & Jump Video Dictionary. International teacher and choreographer Bob Rizzo teaches you over 50 turn and jump variations for beginner through advanced dancers in this exciting, fast paced video class.
Beginning with basic turns and jumps you will then progress on to the more challenging, show stopping variations. Straddle jumps, Barrel turns, Reversè jumps, and turning Switch leaps are only a few of the more explosive moves you'll learn on this tape! Each turn and jump is taught in brief segments and then demonstrated in short combinations. An excellent companion for classroom work, and ideal for use in choreography and competition routines in jazz, lyrical, and character dancing!
Bob Rizzo teaches dance for the undergraduate program at New York University and at STEPS on Broadway. He has choreographed for the New York Stage, National Tours, Stock, Dinner Theater, Commercials, Industrials and Television. In addition, he teaches professional dance classes throughout the United States and Europe.
Video: Bob Rizzo (2004)
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This program demonstrates the complete language of ballet with an index of over 800 ballet steps. Made in association with the Metropolitan Opera Guild and Capezio Dancewear.
This 2½ hr. DVD contains a complete visual dictionary and class for the beginner ballet student. It is an invaluable training tool for the student just beginning ballet and reference guide that can be used for years to come. It includes the definitions of terminology, basic technique, movements and steps the beginner student will need to know, with detailed visual instruction on how to execute all of the movements, positions and steps.
The class is performed at 2 levels for beginner and advanced beginner student. As the class is taught, the terminology of the movements and steps are recited to help familiarize and reinforce the use of terminology in the ballet class.
The Visual Dictionary of Ballet for Children is broken down into 4 chapters:
Chapter 1 - The Dictionary of Ballet Technique, includes positions of the arms feet and body, including the basic techniques of ballet.
Chapter 2 - The Dictionary of Barre Work, includes visual instruction on the execution of barre movement and steps.
Chapter 3 - The Dictionary of Center Work, includes visual instruction on the execution of steps done center floor.
Chapter 4 - The Class, includes all of the steps movements and techniques from Chapters 1,2 and 3 assembled into a class.
Program creator Rosemary Boross' dance career includes performance with the Metropolitan Opera Ballet, Radio City Ballet, and the American Dance Machine. Visual demonstrations by Rosemary Boross' students from The Ballet Pacifica Conservatory. Inspiring ballet class music by Rory Foster.
Video: 155 mins. (2005)
DVD - All Region
Hey teachers and students of hip hop! This a a GREAT CD that will motivate you to get up and dance! CLEAN LYRICS, extended music tracks (4-5 minutes per song), popular instrumental versions with a great dance beat! From funk, to radio flavor to old school break to techno, this CD rocks! Inside includes song descriptions, the beat per minutes, the time length ... everything you need for your class or performance. Produced by dance educator Christy Lane.
Tracks Include: Work Your Body; The Bounce; Came to Dance (vocals); Came to Dance; Old School Break; Step Into My World (vocals); Step Into My World; Floor Shaker; Move to the Tempo; Clappin Grove; and Electronic Zone.
50 mins. (2006)
CLEAN LYRICS! Extended music tracks! Song descriptions, beats per minute, and time length listing! All that is included in this one-of-a-kind music CD designed for teachers and students of hip hop. From krunk to funk to reggaeton to techno, this CD will motivate your students to get up and dance! Produced by dance educator Christy Lane.
Tracks Include: Get Funky (vocals); Get Funky; Urban Groove; Shake it Down; Talk About It; The I-10; Krunk & Krazy; The Drip; Wuz Up; TLC; Soul Glow; and LA Night.
50 mins. (2006)
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