The Art of Stage Dancing


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Ned Wayburn, a popular and outstanding choreographer of the early 1900's, writes about the different styles and requirements of dancing and his way of teaching it. (12 hr 43 min)

Chapters

Greetings and An Apology 4:09 Read by Jill Janovetz
Chapter 1: A Bit of Ancient History 6:36 Read by Viglione
Chapter 2: Modern Stage Dancing 7:06 Read by Jill Janovetz
Chapter 3: Ned Wayburn—An Inspiration 27:56 Read by Ramon Escamilla
Chapter 4: The Ned Wayburn Method of Training 20:15 Read by Jewel Raquel
Chapter 5: Ned Wayburn Stage Dances 9:38 Read by MaryAnn
Chapter 6: Ned Wayburn's Foundation Technique 13:44 Read by MaryAnn
Chapter 7: Mr. Wayburn Addresses the Beginners' Class in Foundation Technique 15:38 Read by Ramon Escamilla
Chapter 8: Ned Wayburn's Musical Comedy Dancing 20:51 Read by Cynthia Moyer
Chapter 9: Mr. Wayburn Addresses a Class in Musical Comedy Dancing 11:51 Read by Ramon Escamilla
Chapter 10: Ned Wayburn's Tap and Step Dancing (Clogging) 15:34 Read by Cynthia Moyer
Chapter 11: Mr. Wayburn Addresses a Class in Tap and Step Dancing 9:36 Read by Ramon Escamilla
Chapter 12: Ned Wayburn's Acrobatic Dancing 9:47 Read by Ramon Escamilla
Chapter 13: Mr. Wayburn Addresses a Class in Acrobatic Dancing 11:37 Read by Ramon Escamilla
Chapter 14: Ned Wayburn's Modern Americanized Ballet Technique 13:42 Read by Jewel Raquel
Chapter 15: Terms Used in Ned Wayburn's Modern Americanized Ballet Technique 6:01 Read by Jewel Raquel
Chapter 16: Mr. Wayburn Addresses the Beginners' Class in Ballet Technique 8:13 Read by Jewel Raquel
Chapter 17: Ned Wayburn's Toe Dancing 6:21 Read by Pamela Krantz
Chapter 18: Ned Wayburn's Specialty Dancing 4:09 Read by Pamela Krantz
Chapter 19: Ned Wayburn's Exhibition Dancing 4:15 Read by Pamela Krantz
Chapter 20: Ned Wayburn's Professional Stage Makeup 37:57 Read by ashleighjane
Chapter 21: Stage Costumes 7:29 Read by rookieblue
Chapter 22: Dancing Tempos 6:47 Read by Marmalade Hanna
Chapter 23: Diet and Dancing 33:30 Read by Suebee
Chapter 24: Dancing and Good Health 4:38 Read by Jewel Raquel
Chapter 25: Showmanship 9:13 Read by PDyer
Chapter 26: "Who's Who" in the Show 33:16 Read by Cynthia Moyer
Chapter 27: Professional Coaching and Producing for Amateur Entertainments 47:01 Read by Ramon Escamilla
Chapter 28: Private Instruction 3:57 Read by Pamela Krantz
Chapter 29: Experience 8:10 Read by K.G.Cross
Chapter 30: Inspiration 9:42 Read by PDyer
Chapter 31: Atmosphere 6:46 Read by Marmalade Hanna
Chapter 32: Dancing Children 8:39 Read by rookieblue
Chapter 33: Dancing Hands 6:11 Read by Pamela Krantz
Chapter 34: Dancing Feet 5:05 Read by Pamela Krantz
Chapter 35: Dancing Shoes 11:02 Read by Pamela Krantz
Chapter 36: The Quest of Beauty 5:08 Read by Marmalade Hanna
Chapter 37: Who's Afraid! (Stage Fright) 10:38 Read by Availle
Chapter 38: The Dance and the Drama 3:18 Read by Pamela Krantz
Chapter 39: Personality in the Dance 6:17 Read by Peter Makus
Chapter 40: Dancing and Ease of Manner 3:22 Read by K.G.Cross
Chapter 41: Dancing and Civilization 7:37 Read by K.G.Cross
Chapter 42: Dancing and Cheerfulness 5:08 Read by K.G.Cross
Chapter 43: Dancing and Country Life 7:35 Read by K.G.Cross
Chapter 44: Dancing as a Social Accomplishment 3:31 Read by Pamela Krantz
Chapter 45: Universal Appreciation of the Dance 3:08 Read by K.G.Cross
Chapter 46: The Melting Pot of the Dance 3:56 Read by K.G.Cross
Chapter 47: Your Opportunities 5:49 Read by K.G.Cross
Chapter 48: Stage-craft 17:35 Read by Anna Simon
Chapter 49: Making a Name 18:01 Read by Ramon Escamilla
Chapter 50: Forms of Stage Contracts 36:00 Read by Anna Simon
Chapter 50: Forms of Stage Contracts Part 2 57:09 Read by Ramon Escamilla
Chapter 50: Forms of Stage Contracts Part 3 53:57 Read by Ramon Escamilla
Chapter 50: Forms of Stage Contracts Part 4 43:14 Read by Ramon Escamilla
Daily schedule for adult girls 5:16 Read by K.G.Cross