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Henry Holt and Co. BYR Paperbacks
Holt Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 9780805097870240 Pages, Ages 10-14
Barnes & Noble
Lots of kids enjoy dancing, but what motivates them to push past the sore muscles, early-morning technique classes, and crazy schedule required to become a professional dancer? In this book, dancers from many backgrounds talk about their different paths to success in ballet, modern, jazz, Broadway, and hiphop.
They also share advice and helpful tips, such as:
• Practice interpreting the music and the mood of a movement, even when you're doing a standard warm-up exercise.
• Try to be in the front row at auditions so you can see what's going on and so the judges know you're eager to be seen.
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Meet the Dancers
I'm always amazed at what kids can accomplish when they throw themselves into something, and there can be no better examples than the sixteen "kids" you'll meet in this...