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Pointe Book Shoes, Training, Technique

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ISBN-10: 0871273551

ISBN-13: 9780871273550

Edition: 3rd 2012

Authors: Janice Barringer, Sarah Schlesinger

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Book details

Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Princeton Book Company Publishers
Publication date: 5/11/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.298
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.

Preface to the Third Edition
A Brief History of Pointe Dancing
The Foot and the Pointe Shoemaking Process
The Pointe Shoe Fitting Process
Pointe Shoe Size Charts
Preparing and Caring for Pointe Shoes
Shoe Accessories
The Shoe Master
Profiles of Pointe Shoemakers and Sellers
Pointe Shoe Characteristics
Basics of Teaching Pointe
Profiles of Pointe Training Methods
Sample Pointe Classes
Pointe-Related Injuries and Their Remedies
Conversations on Pointe
Will Pointe Work Be Relevant in the Twenty-first Century?