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Why dance? / Sir Jon Trimmer and Roger Booth.

By: Trimmer, Jon.
Contributor(s): Booth, Roger [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Raumati Beach, New Zealand : Roger Booth, 2018Description: 257 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781642556957; 1642556955.Subject(s): Trimmer, Jon | Ballet dancers -- New Zealand -- Biography | Ballet dancingGenre/Form: Autobiographies.DDC classification: 792.8092 Summary: "An autobiography of Sir Jon Trimmer. The book is in two parts. The first is a narrative of Sir Jon's career. In the second part he discusses aspects of dance and his career and has tips for aspiring dancers"-- Publisher information.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Sir Jon Trimmer is a Kapiti, Wellington, and New Zealand dance legend. His timespan and durability is unique in world ballet. This is his story. The first part follows Jon's journey through: the fledgling years of New Zealand Ballet with Poul Gnatt and Russell Kerr; his training in London's Royal Ballet School; his international performing with Sadler's Wells, Australian Ballet and Royal Danish Ballet; performing alongside Dame Margot Fonteyn and Rudolf Nureyev; and his long faithful vigil alongside his dancing wife Lady Jacqui with Royal New Zealand Ballet. In the second part of this book Jon has a whole quota of tips for new (and older) players in his dancing world: How did he leap so high? How on earth did his body keep up with such constant physical demands? How did he reinvent himself as a character performer?"--Publisher description.

"An autobiography of Sir Jon Trimmer. The book is in two parts. The first is a narrative of Sir Jon's career. In the second part he discusses aspects of dance and his career and has tips for aspiring dancers"-- Publisher information.