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Pointe Book Shoes, Training and Technique

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ISBN-10: 0871271508

ISBN-13: 9780871271501

Edition: 1991

Authors: Janice Barringer, Sarah Schlesinger

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List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 1991
Publisher: Princeton Book Company Publishers
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Janice Barringeris a musical consultant for Stepping Tones Records in Los Angeles and has been spotlighted in the PBS Dance in America series. She has been on the faculty of the American Dance Center, Ballet Hispanico, Harkness House, and STEPS and is a columnist forPointe.Sarah Schlesingeris the former owner of the Capezio Dance Theatre Shops in Maryland and Delaware. She has extensive experience in fitting and repairing pointe shoes and is chair at the graduate musical theater writing program at New York University’s Tisch School of Arts. They both live in New York City.

Illustrator Sarah Schlesinger attended Pratt at Munson-Williams-Proctor and Pratt Institute Brooklyn where she majored in drawing and graduated with high honors. A New Jersey native, Schlesinger currently lives in Brooklyn where she has illustrated and designed for independent films, book projects and small local businesses.

Introductionp. vii
Prefacep. ix
A Brief History of Pointe Dancingp. 1
The Foot and the Pointe Shoemaking Processp. 9
The Pointe Shoe Fitting Processp. 20
Size Chartsp. 34
Preparing and Caring for Pointe Shoesp. 41
Shoe Accessoriesp. 59
The Shoe Masterp. 65
Profiles of Pointe Shoemakers and Sellersp. 69
Pointe Shoe Characteristicsp. 104
Basics of Teaching Pointep. 136
Profiles of Pointe Training Methodsp. 158
Sample Pointe Classesp. 181
Pointe-Related Injuries and Their Remediesp. 216
Conversations on Pointep. 278
Bibliographyp. 292
Indexp. 297
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