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Guide to American Jazz

The A Level Guide to American Jazz is now available.

DVD

Specially filmed studio excerpts with counts. Featuring Katie Fouracre, the excerpts are broken down and taught as well as performed.  Excerpts include:

  • Kelly musicals,  Singin’ in the Rain from Singin’ in the Rain.
  • Fosse musicals, including Rich Man’s Frug from Sweet Charity, Steam Heat from The Pajama Game
  • Robbins musicals, including Cool from West Side Story, Wedding Dance from Fiddler on the Roof

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Analysis and context of the featured video excerpts including:

  • technique, movement and choreographic style of Kelly, Fosse and Robbins
  • choreographic developments appropriate to each choreographer
  • constituent features of the musicals featured on the DVD
  • social context
  • stylistic features
  • artistic influences
  • relevance to the genre

Practical student workshops will also be available from Juka Dance, working in parallel to this resource. More details to follow.

50 + postage