Objective tests to determine dancing ability - long reply

Dianna Shipman

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Personally if people can be in the right place at the right time and have a
good attitude and a smile - I'm quite happy with them - regardless of their
technique.
Dianna
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From: Miriam L. Mueller <xxxxxxxxxxx@xxxx.xxx>
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Sent: Wednesday, October 20, 1999 4:03 PM
Subject: Re: Objective tests to determine dancing ability - long reply

> As an interested observer and dancer (not a teacher) it would seem to me
> that it would be easier to evaluate a dancer if the teacher were clear on
> exactly what he/she needs for the specific class. If the teacher wants
> the class to be able to do a traditional dance from a talk-through,
> anyone who can't manage this is not prepared for THAT class, regardless
> of dancing expertise or experience. Similarly, if you will be teaching
> complex modern dances, you may need all class members to know lots of
> figures - that is not the place to learn crossover mirror reels, for
> instance. Would you exclude someone who can do everything you require -
> but with poor technique?
> Just my amateur 2 cents to stir the pot.
> Miriam
> San Francisco
>
> --
> "Miriam L. Mueller" <xxxxxxxxxxx@xxxx.xxx>
>
>

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