Tag Archives: ballet books

Moar Books!

Moar Books All The Times!!!!! Moar!!!!!!! Booooks!!!!!! Moar!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Ok, at the left hand there, in black with the pink circle, is The Ballet-Student’s Primer, by Kay Ambrose, published 1973 by Knopf, first printed in 1953. This one is subtitled, “A … Continue reading

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A pretty book about Pavlova

Found this amazing book at my fave used bookstore: Anna Pavlova In Art&Life by V. Dandré published 1932 by Cassell and Company Limited Gorgeous. Just look at this: That’s our friend en pointe in front of what is probably her … Continue reading

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kindle my ass!

Reading Jennifer Homans’ Apollo’s Angels on the kindle for iPad. Not enjoying the reading as much as I thought I would. Woah, I mean, not like that, I Love the actual book! It’s fantastic! Love! Just not loving the kindle … Continue reading

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Book Report

You guys are probably wondering, “How did the Adult Beginner get so awesome?” Right? It’s ok, lots of people wonder that. Well my friend, the secret is Books! Lots of em! It’s like the Violent Femmes say, “read read read … Continue reading

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Measuring Up

Picked up a book at my local used book store the other day, called Classical Ballet Technique by Gretchen Ward Warren. It’s a sort of a photographic encyclopedia of every ballet step and position there is, all in black and … Continue reading

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