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  GRAHAM TECHNIQUE TAUGHT BY PENNY FRANK

Penny Frank teaches a unique Graham class, selecting exercises from the Graham syllabus, but combining and mixing the movement studies to create longer and different combinations and a greater variety of movement studies. This class includes one of Ms. Frank’s favorite Graham movements: the unique Pretzel study, which is based on Martha Graham’s work with Alexander Calder and inspired by his mobiles. The beautiful accompanying music is played by, Reed Hansen, who was handpicked by Ms. Frank because of his long association with her and ...  CLICK/TAP TO LEARN MORE



  THE DANCE TECHNIQUE OF LESTER HORTON - AN ADVANCED CLASS

In this advanced Horton class, the award winning and Master Horton teacher Ana Marie Forsythe encourages a group of professional dancers to continually challenge themselves. You are able to witness the focus and commitment of these dancers taking and applying corrections, building and honing their already strong technical and artistic dancing. The exercises in this video are based on the book, The Dance Technique of Lester Horton, by Marjorie Perces, Ana Marie Forsythe and Cheryl Bell and the three Dance Spotlight videos: ...  CLICK/TAP TO LEARN MORE AND WATCH THE VIDEO



  INTRO TO DANCE FOR BOYS USING HORTON AND WEST AFRICAN DANCE

Tracy Inman, Co-Director of the Ailey School, gives us a fantastic demonstration and learning tool for how to structure a class for young boys that is exciting, fun, and challenging; plus how to create an atmosphere of mutual respect, discipline and focus. The first part introduces the boys to the Horton technique, a great technique for young dancers to explore movement and how the body works, with appropriate terminology and positions. The Lester Horton technique uses geometric shapes the young dancers can easily see and ...  CLICK/TAP TO LEARN MORE AND WATCH THE VIDEO



THE DANCE TECHNIQUE OF LESTER HORTON: THE ADVANCED BEGINNERS CLASS

The first video class teaching the Lester Horton technique: The Advanced Beginner Class taught by Ana Marie Forsythe including Improvisation with Marjorie B. Perces.

This Advanced Beginners Horton class was created to show how the Horton studies can be incorporated and taught within a class.

The class is based on the technique as it was documented in the book, The Dance Technique of Lester Horton, by Marjorie Perces, Ana Marie Forsythe and Cheryl Bell, and the 3 ...  CLICK/TAP TO LEARN MORE AND WATCH THE VIDEO



THE DANCE TECHNIQUE OF LESTER HORTON
A GUIDE FOR TEACHING AN INTERMEDIATE CLASS

The Intermediate Horton class uses the technique as documented in the book, The Dance Technique of Lester Horton, by Marjorie B. Perces, Ana Marie Forsythe and Cheryl Bell, and the 3 Dance Spotlight videos: Lester Horton Technique The Warm-Up, Intermediate and Advanced Levels.
Ana Marie Forsythe teaches the Horton technique with Marjorie Perces teaching a section of Horton improvisation.
This DVD was created to show how the Horton studies can be incorporated and taught within a class ...  CLICK/TAP TO LEARN MORE AND WATCH THE VIDEO



LESTER HORTON TECHNIQUE: THE WARM UP

Dancer, teacher, choreographer Lestor Horton (1906-1953) is regarded as one of the founders of American modern dance. He developed a unique style of technique and choreography, established the first permanent theater in America devoted to dance, and organized one of the first integrated modern dance companies.

On this DVD, Dance Spotlight presents The Warm-up; the innovative dance training technique of Lester Horton. Mr. Horton was determined to develop a warm-up that did limit how the body could move and that was anatomically corrective. As ...  CLICK/TAP TO LEARN MORE AND WATCH THE VIDEO



LESTER HORTON TECHNIQUE: INTERMEDIATE LEVEL

Dance-teacher-choreographer Lestor Horton (1906-1953) is regarded as one of the founders of American modern dance. He developed a unique style of technique and choreography, established the first permanent theater in America devoted to dance, and organized one of the first integrated modern dance companies.

On this DVD, Dance Spotlight presents the Intermediate technique; the innovative dance training method of Lester Horton. Mr. Horton developed a training method that explores the many ways the body can move.

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LESTER HORTON TECHNIQUE: ADVANCED LEVEL

Dance Spotlight presents the final documentation of the Lester Horton modern dance technique. This innovative technique is a source of inspiration to countless modern dance choreographers and continues to train strong, versatile dancers, expanding the body's traditional range of motion. Lester Horton, the creator of the technique, developed a training method that explores the many ways the body can move. Marjorie B. Perces, former Horton dancer and teacher, and Ana Marie Forsythe, chair of the Horton department at the ...  CLICK/TAP TO LEARN MORE AND WATCH THE VIDEO