• Debbie Allen Foundation For Ballet
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    Debbie Allen Debbie Allen has become one of Americas brightest stars. She has spent a lifetime preparing to be famous. She lives her life by the philosophy that luck is when opportunity meets preparation. Actress, singer, dancer, director, producer Allen was born in Houston, Texas, on January 16, 1950, to a Pulitzer Prize-nominee for poetry, Vivian Allen, and a dentist, Andrew Allen. She is the third of four children (one sister and two brothers) in a family that includes Phylicia Rashad-Clare o...
  • Fairy Tales Dance Story Dancers
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    Fairy Tales I love to see Professional Dances, such as ballet and Riverdance. But what is even better is seeing dancers who aren't professionals. I love going to see Dance Studios Dance Recitals. What I really like about them is that it shows up much people like to dance, but doesn't show true talent. Not to long ago I attended Dave Ragnacci's School of Dance recital, Fairy Tales. This play was set up as if every scene was a fairy tale story. When the curtain opened, it started, as the dancers ...
  • Edgar Degas Work Subjects Movement
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    Degas Edgar was a French painter. His compositions, skillful drawings, and perceptive analysis of movement made him one of the greatest artists of modern art in the late 19 th century. Degas is usually classed with the impressionists and exhibited his work in seven of the eight impressionist exhibitions. However, even though he was classed as an impressionist, his training in classical drafting and his dislike of painting directly from nature created a style that represented a related alternativ...
  • Comparing Edgar Degas Work With Henry Toulouse Lautrec's
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    Going to Norton Simon Museum for the firs time was a wonderful experience for me. I was so amazed by collection that this museum owns, so many great artworks. For this assignment I've decided to pick a painting of my favorite artist Edgar Degas and compare is to another very interesting painter Henry Toulouse-Lautrec. First painting that I will going to analyze in next couple of paragraphs was painting done by Edgar Degas. The title of this masterpiece is "Dancers in the Wings and it was done in...
  • Eating Disorder Dancers Ballet Body
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    On August 12, 2001, NBC aired the network movie Dying to Dance. Character Alyssa Lennox starved herself to "improve" her body alignment for the purpose of satisfying requirements for the Metropolitan Dance Company. Alyssa weighed 104 pounds at the start of her career. She weighed a drastic and dangerous 84 pounds at the end of 3 months. Alyssa was abusing herbal pills, laxatives, and came near to purchasing the drug "Speed" to keep herself awake. Alyssa was hospitalized because she suddenly fai...