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  • The New York City Ballet

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    The New York City Ballet conducted a dance performance titled “New Beginnings” on the 57th floor of the Four World Trade Center in New York. The performance took place September 12th, 2013 and was intended to commemorate September 11th, 2001. A tragic event, such as September 11th, tends to leave a bitter taste in one 's mouth. The public is generally heartbroken, angry, and distressed. This performance seeks to influence the general US audience by using dance as a means of changing the perception

  • The School Of American Ballet, New York City

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    dream. She was in a ballet studio dancing with a room full of ballerinas. The studio was large and grand. The instructor paraded back and forth in front of them as they jumped and twirled beautifully together. Becca was surprised by her strength and level of control. When the dancers were excused for a quick water break, they dashed toward their bags. Becca found herself unzipping a duffle bag embroidered with script that read, “The School of American Ballet, New York City.” She pulled out her

  • Dance : A Life Of A Dancer

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    choreography and put on some music it would be the definition of dancing. However it’s not so basic because there are multiple forms of dancing such as ballet, jazz, tap, hip-hop, contemporary, folk, ballroom and so many more. It has many faces that are shown throughout the world from Russia to Los Angeles or even to Rome. Similarly just like Rome is not a city you can see in one day, you also can’t learn everything about dance in one paper, but you can dig deeper and see one community of dance. For

  • George Balanchine Essay

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    George Balanchine Ballet is one of the world's oldest and newest forms of dance. One man that created new audiences for ballet and mastered the dance to its fullest was none other than George Balanchine. He brought the standard ballet to levels no one has ever seen before. In the world of dance, there have been many wonderful and talented choreographers but Balanchine's work affected the dance world so much that he was a legend long before his death. Not only was he legendary worldwide but also

  • George Balanchine 's The Nutcracker

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    must remember that they reach the audience through the eye. It’s the illusion created which convinces the audience, much as it is with the work of a magician.” ³ Balanchine could be considered just that of a magician in the way that he brought his ballets to life. George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker, could truly be described as an illustration of Christmas magic. The Nutcracker would be of his most famous works, expanding worldwide and withstanding the true test of time. Recognized as a 20th century

  • College Admissions Essay: Personal Narrative Of My Life

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    Florida weather, but it was my mom who took me to see our local ballet company. Though I was forced to wear a dress (one of

  • The Nutcracker Analysis

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    The Nutcracker is an 1816 ballet with a symphony created by Peter Ilyitch Tchaikovsky who was a Russian composer, conductor and pianist mostly knew in Europe and the United States. The performance of his work in New York City, 2016 is displayed by the Music Director of the New York City Ballet Andrew Litton. Last year, Litton was in charge of conducting the work, and, was also part of the performance as a pianist. In the visual performing such as choreography and conduction was developed by the

  • Essay on George Balanchine

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    One of the most important and influential people in the world of ballet is George Balanchine. He became a legend long before he died. He brought the standards of dance up to a level that had never been seen before, and he created a new audience for ballet. Balanchine was one of the greatest and most prolific choreographers in ballet history, choreographing at least 300 ballets; he was rivaled in quantity only by Jules Perrot and Marius Petipa. At the age of nine he

  • Essay on My First Semester of College

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    me to meet new people with an interest in ballet, but I never thought that it would have a larger impact on myself. For instance, I did not believe that I would relate the world of ballet to my economics and statistic class that I am currently enrolled in as well, but that is exactly what I began to do. During these past 15 weeks I have learn much about myself, life, and ballet. The class is not what I ever imagined; however I would not change a thing about the class overall. Ballet like everything

  • George Balanchine Essay

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    others the brass, and still others woodwinds or percussion but by creating a visual analogy in space that restates the musical structure with the trained dancer's body. He claimed that "Ballet... should not be an illustrator of even...the most substantive of literary sources. It will speak for itself. The ballet is flowers, beauty, poetry...I am, if you please, an advocate of pure art."