By Catherine E. Pawlick
“An broad and thorough compilation of diverse resources with special insights on Vaganova and her method. the writer has had entry to a number of very important figures in Russian ballet who knew Vaganova and/or her scholars. Confronting the dilemmas dealing with the artwork of classical ballet, Vaganova Today is a thought-provoking read.”—John White, writer of Advanced ideas in instructing Classical Ballet
during this soaking up quantity, Catherine Pawlick lines Vaganova’s tale from her early years as a ballet scholar in tsarist Russia to her occupation as a dancer with the Mariinsky (Kirov) Ballet to her paintings as a pedagogue and choreographer. Pawlick then is going past biography to handle Vaganova’s legacy this day, providing the first-ever English translations of fundamental resource fabrics and exciting interviews with pedagogues and dancers from the Academy and the Mariinsky Ballet, together with a few who studied with Vaganova herself.
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