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By Judy L. Hasday

ISBN-10: 0791079511

ISBN-13: 9780791079515

История из серии (Женщины в искусстве) Агнес де Милль , очарованная талантом Анны Павловой,решила стать балериной.Awestruck by way of a functionality of the good Anna Pavlova, Agnes de Mille resolved to develop into a dancer. different individuals of her relatives have been proven within the theater -- her father a revered playwright, her uncle a legend in movie. however the de Mille identify, although outstanding, was once lifeless on the earth of dance. while she eventually did start classes in ballet, she came across she was once older than the others and lacked a ballerinas determine. yet she continued, crossing the globe for fourteen years to gain her dream. while her step forward got here finally, it was once via choreography. She mixed classical ballet with American folks tradition within the ground-breaking Rodeo. With the good fortune of Rodeo, de Mille turned the queen of Broadway, choreographing such hits as Oklahoma!, Carousel, Brigadoon, and gents desire Blondes. She is commemorated for her paintings as a innovative choreographer and a performers recommend. i need one observe on my tombstone, she as soon as acknowledged -- dancer.

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It was the secret key to successful dancing, and Agnes approached every moment with the passion of a professional. She soon learned how much her body could hurt and how exhausting ballet could be. Most importantly, Agnes learned that no one ever sat down and rested. She learned how to rest her insteps by lying on her back and pressing her feet flat up against the wall, how to bind up her toes so they wouldn’t bleed through her ballet shoes, how to overcome exhaustion through mental toughness — and she learned never to miss daily practice, no matter what.

So mesmerized was Agnes that she was barely aware of Pavlova’s brief departures from the stage throughout the program. Something happened that day that was even more extraordinary than seeing Pavlova’s performance. A friend tapped Agnes on the shoulder at the conclusion of the show and invited her to go backstage and meet Pavlova. Backstage, people milled around all over the place. When Agnes entered Pavlova’s dressing room, her idol was still in full costume, talking to some friends. Pavlova moved toward Agnes and the rest of the group to greet them.

Mayer. The motion picture studio, a converted stable on Vine Street, looked out of place amid the beautiful pepper trees whose feathery palm leaves hung down on either side of the street. Uncle Cecil’s “studio” was a dull, dark green, wooden building stained with the residue of the pepper tree bark. The studio, within easy walking distance of the de Mille home, was conveniently located for Agnes’s father. Often in the early evening Agnes saw her father and uncle walking across the vacant lot, silhouetted by a beautiful, fiery red sunset.

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