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    Posted: Sep 24 2007 at 5:38pm
Beautiful Pirouette!



I don't know her name sorry.

Language Of Ballet For Your Reference (Glossary)

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Gorgeous pirouette C !!!

Ballet and the Art of the Dance take so many beautiful forms. I love them all!!!

The Beauty of Pole Dancing:


Ballet on Lightbulbs !!:


Rudolv Nuuriev Swan Lake:


Mikhail Baryshnikov White Nights:

Who is his partner in this?

Michelle Kwan Fields of Gold 2003 Worlds Exhibition


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S.P.A.T & Mixey,

Outstanding posts!

Quick note... Busy out of my mind at this moment,
but I have lots of positive thoughts and comments about all of this, and will write more here later.

Can You Say... "Chills!"

This is yet another great thread!

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~ UPDATE ~
S.P.A.T.,
(Count 'em, 8 Pirouttes in a row... Wow!)
I found these COMMENTS bearing some information
about the first Video...
— Beautiful Piroutte —
"La Sylve, we adore you! It's such a treat getting to watch her at NYCB now. All of this footage was taken from her Dutch Nat'l Ballet days.
"The dancer is Sofiane Sylve and the first half is from William Forsythe's Thrill for Exacitude" - "Second clip is the end of the Grand Pas from the Nutcracker."


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Mixey...
—The Beauty of Pole Dancing —
This Pole Dancing Performance is one of the best choreographed performances that I have ever seen. "Ms, Felix"...Winner of Miss Poledance Australia 2006. Felix taught with Bobbi's Pole Studio in Sydney. The music in this video is "Off With Your Head" - Mz Ann Thropik, however as I suspected right away due to some of her accents not being musically inspired, this song was dubbed in after, and it is not the music she used during the taping of this performance... (this often happens when Dance Performances and Competitions are video taped... due to copyright nightmare clearance issues, sometimes that source music bed/sound design and track cannot be used in a video "duplication" of the performance. Sad!)
Yet. this music works well to capture the mood of what Felix is doing.

The athleticism required in competition here could easily be added to the Olympics, and probably should be.

Also , Mixey

RE: The Cirque Du Soleil - "Ballet On Lights" video is amazing... wow, on point, on light bulbs... yikes! Beautiful performance!

~Big Smiles, Great Finds!~
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In ballet, there's attention on every movement.

When ballet moves are performed on the ice, the focus on those beautiful movements get lost manytimes, and I don't like seeing that.

You can see it in Michelle's performance above. It's a lovely performance, but it's not a superb performance, mostly due to dropped arm and hand positions, etc.

This performance is from Michelle Kwan in 1998 Nationals, skating to Rachmaninoff. Georgeous Performance! Much better presentation!!


In a superb performance, your body is in communication with the music throughout the whole time. I can't say that this was the case in the above video; but it was close.

If you look at Peggy Fleming's performance in 1968, you see far less technical difficulty, but look at the flow. I enjoy seeing less emphasis on speed and more ballet on the ice, than gymnastics.

Peggy Fleming in 1968 Nationals, skating to Rachmaninoff & Rossini.


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Mixey & S.P.A.T.,

Beautiful posts and videos here...
and Mixey, what You said...
"...the focus on those beautiful movements gets lost many times",
indeed, very true.

I found this video,
and these beautiful movements of these 21 dancers,
coordinated as one ... and it simply
took my breath away.

Keep in mind, they are all deaf.
They cannot hear the music
that they perform to,
so beautifully.
Amazing.

— A Chinese Dance called the " Thousand-Hand Guanyin" —




"There is an excellent dance, called the Thousand-Hand Guanyin. Considering the tight coordination required, their accomplishment is nothing short of amazing, even if they were not all deaf. Yes, you read correctly. All 21 of the dancers are complete deaf-mutes. Relying only on signals from trainers at the four corners of the stage, these extraordinary dancers deliver a visual spectacle that is at once intricate and stirring.
Its first major international debut was in
Athens at the closing ceremonies
for the 2004 Paralympics.

It had long been in the repertoire of the China Disabled People's Performing Art Troupe and had traveled to more than 40 countries.

Its lead dancer is 29-year-old Tai Lihua,
who has a BA from The Hubei Fine Arts Institute.
The video was recorded in Beijing during the Spring Festival celebrations this year."

(Description from here with more related videos - click here)

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That's amazing Geno.  Beautiful!!!
 
The link to the article doesn't work though.
 
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Far out clip, Geno !!
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Amazing isn't it... mesmerizing too.
(I also fixed that reference info link from Google Video)
~Thanks,~
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Can You Say...
Limber?

— Extreme Ballerina Stretching Exercises —


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As amazing as this is,
I work with a few Great Choreographers
that can do much of this kind of extreme stretching
like it's nothing.
It always amazes me that with much hard work,
the human body can become this flexible and limber.



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PART 2
COMING SOON! LOL
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The Music, The Dance



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Geno. . .
 
This is beautiful!!
 
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