Battement Jeté from 1st
Dana Hanson – Faculty Member PNB, Former Dancer NYCB

Battement Jeté from 1st

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Dana Hanson, Pacific Northwest Ballet faculty member & former NYCB dancer, teaches a battement jeté combination to the summer intensive students of PNBS.

Dana Hanson  began her training on Vashon Island, Washington with John Wilkins and continued her studies at Olympic Ballet School, Pacific Northwest Ballet School and the School of American Ballet. She joined the New York City Ballet in 1990, appearing in numerous featured roles in the Balanchine repertoire and touring throughout the world. Prior to joining the PNBS faculty in the fall of 2006, Ms. Hanson was a frequent guest teacher at the School of American Ballet.
  • Robert Gardner

    The students should not be rolling their ankles in the combination. The entire foot,metatarsels, should all be in contact with the floor, even as they change supporting legs. This is achieved by rotating from the hip, not the knee or ankle. An important point to be made to the dancer.

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