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Program Information

Program name: Dancing With Horses
Program category: Music
Nature
Performing Arts
Program length: 1 hour
Audience level: Juvenile
Audience size: 20-50
Program description: This program is an introduction to the art of dressage, as performed by the Spanish Riding School and Lippizaner Stallions of Austria. Participants will learn dance moves that mimick the moves of the horses, and can practice them in a simulated dressage arena. They will learn moves such as the side pass, pirouette, flying changes, piaffe and passage. The history of the art will be taught using Margeurite Henry's book: The White Stallion of Lippiza. Students will be allowed to perform a KUR using classical music at the end of the program. Dressage is the art of teaching horses to dance in harmony with themselves. It was originally developed by the Greek General Xenophon, as a means to train horses for war. Today it is performed both as an Olympic sport in the summer games and by those who wish to train their horses in the higher arts. The class will be conducted as a ballet class in a flat open area of the library. Please email me with Programs in the subject line with any questions to be added to my live booking link. This program is suitable for the 2019 summer reading program.
Space/special requirements: The class will be conducted as a ballet class in a flat open area of the library. The instructor will bring all suitable equipment with her.
Travel restrictions: None
Program fee: $101- $200
Is this fee negotiable? Yes
Mileage included? No
If no, cost per mile: $1.00
Notes about the fee: Mileage is charged by distance from Ithaca, NY.
Other notes: The program is suitable for the 2019 Summer Reading Program.
Regions this program
can be performed in:
Western
Rochester
Central
South Central
Capital District
North Country
Metro
Southeastern
Long Island
Program last updated: 05/06/2019
   
Performer Information (see all of this performer's programs)
Performer name: Lindsay (Lynn) Sprague
Phone: 518-522-4317
Mailing address: ACP 2492 P.O. Box 1110
Albany, NY 12201
E-mail address: lak234@cornell.edu
Website: http://https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/12bv2l9o5U9XlFvA9p3oav6LPKoa91P-81D4u7_j_ZrY
   
Previous appearances at: Salem Massachusetts Public Library, Mechanicville New York Public Library, Dundee New York Library, Phyllis Wheatley Rochester New York Pubic Library, Gloucester Massachusetts Public Library
Contact information for New York State Public Libraries
Performer information last updated: 03/29/2019

 

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