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The Art of Pointework, Level 1
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directed by Dennis Diamond, fl. 2005; produced by Finis Jhung, 1937-; performed by Finis Jhung, 1937- and Ashlee Knapp, 1987- (New York, NY: Ballet Dynamics, 2000), 57 mins
Judy Weiss tells you all about the construction of the pointe shoe and how to find the shoe for you. Ashlee Knapp, now dancing with The New York City Ballet, shows you special foot and ankle strengthening exercises, how to correctly prepare your shoe and foot, and how to tie your ribbons. Finis and Ashlee show you...
directed by Dennis Diamond, fl. 2005; produced by Finis Jhung, 1937-; performed by Finis Jhung, 1937- and Ashlee Knapp, 1987- (New York, NY: Ballet Dynamics, 2000), 57 mins
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The Art of Pointework, Level 3
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produced by Finis Jhung, 1937-; performed by Finis Jhung, 1937- and Michele Wiles (New York, NY: Ballet Dynamics, 2001), 47 mins
This revolutionary new video shows Michele Wiles, today a critically acclaimed Principal Dancer of The American Ballet Theatre, in real time and slow motion. Each carefully planned exercise is first taught by Finis, then performed by Michele, analyzed in slow motion with detailed commentary by Finis, and repeated...
produced by Finis Jhung, 1937-; performed by Finis Jhung, 1937- and Michele Wiles (New York, NY: Ballet Dynamics, 2001), 47 mins
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The Art of Pointework, Level 4
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produced by Finis Jhung, 1937-; performed by Finis Jhung, 1937- and Michele Wiles (New York, NY: Ballet Dynamics, 2001), 59 mins
Reviewing Michele's debut as the ballerina in Balanchine's Theme & Variations at The Metropolitan Opera House in New York City, Jennifer Dunning of the New York Times said "Ms. Wiles tore through the demanding ballet like a colt, newly released and running free . . . her big open torso and appetite for space were...
produced by Finis Jhung, 1937-; performed by Finis Jhung, 1937- and Michele Wiles (New York, NY: Ballet Dynamics, 2001), 59 mins
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The Art of Pointework, Level 5: Pirouettes
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produced by Finis Jhung, 1937-; performed by Finis Jhung, 1937- and Saige Miller (New York, NY: Ballet Dynamics, 2006), 1 hour 32 mins
Finis shows and explains each exercise, 15-year-old Saige demonstrates on both sides, Finis comments and analyzes, and then Saige repeats the exercise. This video is all about the preparations that create the results. Watch how Saige turns her plié and rolls through her feet. As she starts dancing across the floo...
produced by Finis Jhung, 1937-; performed by Finis Jhung, 1937- and Saige Miller (New York, NY: Ballet Dynamics, 2006), 1 hour 32 mins
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The Art of Teaching Barre, Turns, and Jumps
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(Ballet Dynamics, 2009), 3 hours 40 mins, 220 page(s)
This set, designed for teachers, explains the rules of barre work, breaks down turns, and examines jumps. Featuring Finis Jhung, it covers pirouettes, piqué turns, and fouetté turns and demonstrates échappé sauté, pas de chat, assemblé, brisé volé, grande jeté en tournant, and grand jeté saut de chat.
(Ballet Dynamics, 2009), 3 hours 40 mins, 220 page(s)
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The Art of Teaching with Finis Jhung, No. 2: Turns
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choreographed by Finis Jhung, 1937-; produced by Finis Jhung, 1937-; performed by Finis Jhung, 1937- and Cheryl Sladkin (New York, NY: Ballet Dynamics, 2007), 1 hour 9 mins
Your students want to turn. You wish they could. Well, they can, and they will. Now you can see and learn the "secrets" to dazzling turns. Whether it's a male virtuoso finishing 9 turns on demi-pointe or a ballerina doing 4 on pointe while raising her arms, it all comes from the preparation. Finis begins chaînés...
choreographed by Finis Jhung, 1937-; produced by Finis Jhung, 1937-; performed by Finis Jhung, 1937- and Cheryl Sladkin (New York, NY: Ballet Dynamics, 2007), 1 hour 9 mins
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Ballet Barre for the Adult Absolute Beginner
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produced by Finis Jhung, 1937-; performed by Sachiko Kanai and Finis Jhung, 1937-, in Ballet Barre for the Adult Absolute Beginner (New York, NY: Ballet Dynamics, 2014), 1 hour 46 mins
Here is the perfect introduction to the wonderful world of ballet dancing for those who have never studied ballet or haven’t danced since childhood—a “Do-Along” video you can actually follow and do. Get in touch with your body and your senses while learning how to do the basic movements that are the essenc...
produced by Finis Jhung, 1937-; performed by Sachiko Kanai and Finis Jhung, 1937-, in Ballet Barre for the Adult Absolute Beginner (New York, NY: Ballet Dynamics, 2014), 1 hour 46 mins
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Barrework
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(Ballet Dynamics, 2009), 4 hours 28 mins, 268 page(s)
This set explores barre exercises. Finis Jhung emphasizes using muscles correctly, maintaining proper posture and placement, working into and out of the demi-plié for balance, and stretching the entire body.
(Ballet Dynamics, 2009), 4 hours 28 mins, 268 page(s)
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Center Class 'D': Turning Jumps
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directed by Dennis Diamond, fl. 2005; choreographed by Finis Jhung, 1937-; produced by Dennis Diamond, fl. 2005; performed by Finis Jhung, 1937- and Johanna Snyder (Ballet Dynamics, 1995), 49 mins
Count-by-count, Finis Jhung and Johanna Snyder of The American Ballet Theatre show you how to connect individual steps in 12 different center combinations that build and progress from adagio to coda. This video reveals how successfully producing beautiful lines, balanced turns, and light jumps depends on the way y...
directed by Dennis Diamond, fl. 2005; choreographed by Finis Jhung, 1937-; produced by Dennis Diamond, fl. 2005; performed by Finis Jhung, 1937- and Johanna Snyder (Ballet Dynamics, 1995), 49 mins
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Classic Classes: Intermediate/Advanced Turning Class
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choreographed by Finis Jhung, 1937-; produced by Finis Jhung, 1937-; performed by Finis Jhung, 1937- and Michele Wiles (New York, NY: Ballet Dynamics, 2007), 1 hour 24 mins
Finis gives this exhilarating turning class to Michele Wiles, here a teen-aged Gold Medalist at Varna and today a Principal Dancer of The American Ballet Theatre. You'll see how Michele got the Gold as she breezes through Finis's choreographed combinations which cover space and progress from adagio to grand allég...
choreographed by Finis Jhung, 1937-; produced by Finis Jhung, 1937-; performed by Finis Jhung, 1937- and Michele Wiles (New York, NY: Ballet Dynamics, 2007), 1 hour 24 mins
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