Dancing Through It

Dancing Through It

My Journey in the Ballet

Book - 2014
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Jenifer Ringer, a New York City Ballet principal dancer, presents a behind-the-curtains tour of the rarefied world of classical ballet. She discusses career highs and lows while recounting her childhood, the typical experiences of a dancer's day and the highlights that have defined her career.
Publisher: New York, New York :, Viking,, [2014]
ISBN: 9780670026494
0670026492
Branch Call Number: 792.8028092 RIN NVD
Characteristics: 275 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Alternative Title: My journey in the ballet

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debraliying
Apr 24, 2017

I love how she wrote about the obstacles she had faced, and having a good career at last.

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Squirt_tastic
Aug 09, 2014

As a former dancer, I loved the insight into some of the funnier aspects of dance, and I greatly appreciate the honesty about her struggles with her weight and the pressures put on her. It was a little more religious than I would have liked, but at the same time, she shows how necessary it is for dancers to have something outside of dance to make their lives more fulfilling.

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