WorldCat Identities

Schorer, Suki

Overview
Works: 93 works in 192 publications in 2 languages and 3,544 library holdings
Genres: Nonfiction films  Dance films  Ballet films  Instructional films  Juvenile works  Literature  Filmed dance  Autobiographies  Interviews  Televised ballets 
Roles: Dancer, Performer, Author, Speaker, Restager , Interviewee, ard, Teacher , Moderator, Author of screenplay
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Suki Schorer
First lessons in ballet by Lise Friedman( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Photographs, captions, callouts, and text provide an interactive introduction to ballet, covering stretching, the five basic positions, and more complicated moves
Suki Schorer on Balanchine technique by Suki Schorer( Book )

18 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and French and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author, a former principal dancer and now a teacher in the School of American Ballet, shares what she learned from Balanchine about ballet dancing and teaching ballet
Balanchine essays. jumps.( Visual )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing upon their experience as principal dancers with George Balanchine's New York City Ballet, Suki Schorer and Merrill Ashley provide a detailed analysis and demonstration of ballet barre exercises, according to the principles of Balanchine technique. Schorer, a longtime teacher at the School of American Ballet, sets exercises intended to help the dancer learn and practice correct form, and both she and Ashley recall images Balanchine used in class to elicit desired movement qualities from the dancers
Balanchine essays. jumps( Visual )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing upon their experience as principal dancers with George Balanchine's New York City Ballet, Suki Schorer and Merrill Ashley provide a detailed analysis and demonstration of ballet barre exercises, according to the principles of Balanchine technique. Schorer, a longtime teacher at the School of American Ballet, sets exercises intended to help the dancer learn and practice correct form, and both she and Ashley recall images Balanchine used in class to elicit desired movement qualities from the dancers
Put your best foot forward : a young dancer's guide to life by Suki Schorer( Book )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents advice for young ballet students, including practicing etiquette and grooming, finding a balance between mind and body, maintaining focus, developing patience, and fostering an attitude of generosity in dancing for audiences
Balanchine essays : arabesque( Visual )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing upon their experience as principal dancers with George Balanchine's New York City Ballet, Suki Schorer and Merrill Ashley provide a detailed analysis and demonstration of the ballet step arabesque, according to the principles of Balanchine technique. Schorer, a longtime teacher at the School of American Ballet, sets exercises intended to help the dancer learn and practice correct form, and both she and Ashley recall images Balanchine used in class to elicit desired movement qualities from the dancers. Brief phrases from Balanchine's ballets illustrate the choreographic application of Balanchine technique. Excerpts from The nutcracker and Serenade open and close the program
Marie-Jeanne coaching Concerto barocco, original version (1941)( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features Marie-Jeanne and John Taras instructing Suki Schorer and students of the School of American Ballet in the original version of Balanchine's choreographic work Concerto barocco. Interviewers ask Marie and John about performing this back in the 1940's and the differences in choreography then and now
The Balanchine essays( Visual )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing upon their experience as principal dancers with George Balanchine's New York City Ballet, Suki Schorer and Merrill Ashley provide a detailed analysis and demonstration of the ballet steps passé and attitude, according to the principles of Balanchine technique. Schorer, a longtime teacher at the School of American Ballet, sets exercises intended to help the dancer learn and practice correct form, and both she and Ashley recall images Balanchine used in class to elicit desired movement qualities from the dancers. Brief phrases from Balanchine's ballets illustrate the choreographic application of Balanchine technique
Balanchine essays : port de bras and epaulement( Visual )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing upon their experience as principal dancers with George Balanchine's New York City Ballet, Suki Schorer and Merrill Ashley provide a detailed analysis and demonstration of ballet port de bras and épaulement, according to the principles of Balanchine technique. Schorer, a longtime teacher at the School of American Ballet, sets exercises intended to help the dancer learn and practice correct form, and both she and Ashley recall images Balanchine used in class to elicit desired movement qualities from the dancers. Brief phrases from Balanchine's ballets Divertimento no. 15 and Symphony in C illustrate the choreographic application of Balanchine technique
The Balanchine essays( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing upon their experience as principal dancers with George Balanchine's New York City Ballet, Suki Schorer and Merrill Ashley provide a detailed analysis and demonstration of ballet pointe technique and pas de bourrée, according to the principles of Balanchine technique. Schorer, a longtime teacher at the School of American Ballet, sets exercises intended to help the dancer learn and practice correct form, and both she and Ashley recall images Balanchine used in class to elicit desired movement qualities from the dancers
The Balanchine essays( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing upon their experience as principal dancers with George Balanchine's New York City Ballet, Suki Schorer and Merrill Ashley provide a detailed analysis and demonstration of ballet transfer of weight, according to the principles of Balanchine technique. Schorer, a longtime teacher at the School of American Ballet, sets exercises intended to help the dancer learn and practice correct form, and both she and Ashley recall images Balanchine used in class to elicit desired movement qualities from the dancers. Includes walking, running, pas de couru into jeté, tendu battement, tendu jeté, temps lié, pas de basque, balancé, waltz, stepping onto pointe, piqué, ballotté, and tombé
The Balanchine essays( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing upon their experience as principal dancers with George Balanchine's New York City Ballet, Suki Schorer and Merrill Ashley provide a detailed analysis and demonstration of ballet pirouettes and other turns, according to the principles of Balanchine technique. Schorer, a longtime teacher at the School of American Ballet, sets exercises intended to help the dancer learn and practice correct form, and both she and Ashley recall images Balanchine used in class to elicit desired movement qualities from the dancers
Frederic Franklin recreating five female solos from Raymonda (1946) interspersed with later variations to the same music from Pas de dix, Raymonda variations, and Cortège hongrois( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frederic Franklin, a former principal dancer of the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, teaches five female variations from the company's production of Raymonda, first presented in New York in 1946. The first four variations are taught to a group of four women, one of whom then performs the completed variation. To exemplify Balanchine's rethinking of the same music, each variation is followed by a counterpart from one of his later ballets to the Glazounov score: Pas de dix (1955), Raymonda variations (1961), and Cortège hongrois (1973). Variation V was recreated as a male variation in Raymonda variations. Ends with an interview with Franklin
Balanchine pointework by Suki Schorer( Book )

6 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Balanchine. New York City Ballet in Montreal( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection features four productions choreographed by George Balanchine and performed by The New York City Ballet. The Four Temperaments and Ivesiana; Afternoon of a Faun. Includes Balanchine presenting the dancers in a choreographed introduction
Balanchine teaching by Nancy Lassalle( Book )

3 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

School of American Ballet workshop performance( Visual )

12 editions published between 1977 and 1993 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Balanchine essays : analysis and aspects of Balanchine technique( Visual )

in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyzes and demonstrates aspects of the Balanchine technique
Balanchine pointework by Suki Schorer( )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The New York City Ballet by Lincoln Kirstein( Book )

4 editions published between 1967 and 1969 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rijk geïllustreerde uitgave over de geschiedenis van het New Yorkse balletgezelschap van 1912 tot en met 1973
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
First lessons in ballet
Covers
Suki Schorer on Balanchine techniquePut your best foot forward : a young dancer's guide to life
Alternative Names
Schrorer, Suzanne

Suki Schorer American ballet dancer, ballet mistress, teacher, and writer

Suki Schorer Amerikaans onderwijzeres

Suki Schorer danzatrice, docente e scrittrice statunitense

Languages
English (128)

French (1)