Vaganova Today The Preservation of Pedagogical Tradition An extensive and thorough compilation of numerous sources with unique insights on Vaganova and her methodology The author has had access to several important figures in Russian ballet who knew Vaganov

  • Title: Vaganova Today: The Preservation of Pedagogical Tradition
  • Author: Catherine E. Pawlick
  • ISBN: 9780813036977
  • Page: 279
  • Format: Hardcover
  • An extensive and thorough compilation of numerous sources with unique insights on Vaganova and her methodology The author has had access to several important figures in Russian ballet who knew Vaganova and or her students Confronting the dilemmas facing the art of classical ballet, Vaganova Today is a thought provoking read John White, author of Advanced Principles in An extensive and thorough compilation of numerous sources with unique insights on Vaganova and her methodology The author has had access to several important figures in Russian ballet who knew Vaganova and or her students Confronting the dilemmas facing the art of classical ballet, Vaganova Today is a thought provoking read John White, author of Advanced Principles in Teaching Classical BalletAgrippina Vaganova 1879 1951 is revered as the visionary who first codified the Russian system of classical ballet training The Vaganova Academy of Russian Ballet, founded on impeccable technique and centuries of tradition, has a reputation for elite standards, and its graduates include Mikhail Baryshnikov, Rudolf Nureyev, Natalia Makarova, and Diana Vishneva Yet the Vaganova method has come under criticism in recent years In this absorbing volume, Catherine Pawlick traces Vaganova s story from her early years as a ballet student in tsarist Russia to her career as a dancer with the Mariinsky Kirov Ballet to her work as a pedagogue and choreographer Pawlick then goes beyond biography to address Vaganova s legacy today, offering the first ever English translations of primary source materials and intriguing interviews with pedagogues and dancers from the Academy and the Mariinsky Ballet, including some who studied with Vaganova herself Catherine E Pawlick danced with ballet companies in the United States before moving to St Petersburg, Russia, where she lived for six years, observing classes at the Vaganova Academy and rehearsals and performances at the Mariinsky Theatre Fluent in French and Russian, she has written on dance for the San Francisco Chronicle, Ballet Review, and Dance Europe.

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    1. p.xiii – Russia of the twenty-first century was different from the one I had seen a decade previously, but vestiges of the Communist system remained, and still remain today. Lack of hot water for three weeks each summer, surly shopkeepers, the double-pricing system for foreigners, a dearth of common Western goods, cheap electricity and gas, and exponentially expensive real estate are just some of the elements that characterize St. Petersburg today. Unlike in the West, daily survival in Russia [...]

    2. I read this book with a companion book, a biography of Vaganova. The two support each other very well. Vaganova Today is a collection of interviews gathered from prominent dancers, teachers, coaches and reviews and journal articles about whether the curriculum and style of the ballet academy has changed. these provide ample evidence for both sides of the argument pro and con .with curr

    3. "Ballet is a terribly difficult profession, involving complete self-sacrifice: You cannot eat, you cannot drink you have to sleep a little, at the minimum. You have to have a regime of food and of upbringing and, of course, every day you have to take class and rehearse and prepare new parts." ~Kurgapkina.

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