Beginning Musical Theatre Dance introduces students to basic musical theatre dance techniques from a variety of genres, forms and styles and explains how to put them into practice for performance on stage. It provides them with everything they need to know about auditions, rehearsals, performing and caring for themselves so they can achieve a successful outcome in their musical theatre dance course. Designed for students enrolled on introductory musical theatre dance courses, the text contains photos and descriptions of basic warm-up exercises, centre work, steps from a variety of dance genres used in musical theatre dance, partnering and lifts. The text provides an orientation to the structure of a musical theatre dance class and includes information on meeting class expectations, dressing appropriately, preparing mentally and physically, maintaining proper nutrition and hydration, and avoiding injury. The accompanying web resource presents more than 60 instructional video clips to help students practice and review musical theatre dance forms, techniques, and adaptations.
Number of Pages: 128 Format(s): Paperback - ISBN: 9781492502890 Publication Date:15/01/2016 Listed in:Dance Publisher:HUMAN KINETICS