Phaedra's Finishing School Table of Contents

Chapter 1

Introduction
About this Book
Instructional DVDs
How to View the Video Clips
Requirements
Optional Requirements

Chapter 2

Stage Presence
Posture

Body Position Awareness
Using Your Arms Effectively
Using Your Feet
Veil Work

Finding the Inner Energy
Looking Where you are Going
Delivering a Sincere Story

Chapter 3

Movement Polishing
Finishing Movements
Making Transitions or When 8 is not 8

Arm Transitions
Breath in Movement

Maintaining Control

Chapter 4

Wowing the Audience
Dynamics

Phrasing

Making an Entrance, perky or dramatic
Ending the set and leaving the stage
Showmanship

Chapter 5

Using Space
Making Movement Purposeful
Floor Patterns

Effectively Dancing Around Tables

Chapter 6

Connecting to the Music
Listening to the Music
What Steps Go With This Music?
Making Choreography Organic
Improvisation
Answers to the Listening Exercises

Chapter 7

Presentation
Costuming and Grooming

The Business of Business

Working With Bands
Working With CDs
In Conclusion