Essential Guide to Dance [Third Edition]

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Hodder Education, Apr 13, 2012 - Performing Arts - 356 pages
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This third edition of the bestselling text ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO DANCE is thoroughly updated to meet the new AS/A2 specifications and relevant Applied A-levels, BTEC and other Dance qualifications.

Now in full colour, highly illustrated, and packed with tasks and activities to cover all aspects of current courses, this text will appeal to both teachers and students.

Students are brought right up to date with clear explanations of choreography, performance and appreciation of Dance, as well as recent examples of new set works and choreographers. With further video and photo interactive analysis tasks, the addition of short revision tests and updated professional examples alongside many contemporary photographs, ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO DANCE Third Edition provides students with comprehensive support and guidance.

With its emphasis on the practical aspects of Dance and its interactive features that encourage effective learning, ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO DANCE Third Edition will be essential for all students of Dance and their teachers.

Linda Ashley has extensive experience as a writer, choreographer, performer and teacher of Dance. Linda is currently Dance Research Leader at AUT University, New Zealand, Linda has written several Dance titles, published in the UK and New Zealand, including the two previous bestselling editions of ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO DANCE, both published by Hodder.


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Linda Ashley is currently Dance Research Leader at AUT University, New Zealand. Linda's experience in Dance encompasses writing, choreography, performing and teaching. Linda is the author of bestselling Dance titles 'Essential Guide to Dance' first and second editions both published by Hodder, and GCSE Dance text 'Dance Sense: Theory and Practice for GCSE Dance Students' published by Northcote House.

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