Turning fan / PenchÃ© to cartwheel /
AssemblÃ© to split / The embrace /
Cartwheel fan tinsika / Shoulder sit to PenchÃ©
Helicopter to Angel / Helicopter to AssemblÃ© / Angel /
Around the world / Half way around the world
Girls lifting girls
Double partner flare / Calf stand /
Handstand on knees / Fan over back
Jeff Amsden teaches the proper technique for
Join him as he covers such topics as hand placement, the use of your legs
while lifting, supporting your lower back, timing and many other important
factors necessary to execute lifts safely. The lifts featured in this
video range from intermediate to advanced in difficulty with a special
section that covers girls lifting girls. Finally, these breathtaking lifts
are broken down in a step-by-step manner so that anyone can learn to
perform them. Adding theses beautiful movements to your choreography will
bring an exciting element to any style of choreography whether ballet,
lyrical-contemporary, jazz or musical theater.
This is a must have for any dancer’s library.
Dance Companies: Joffrey Ballet Concert Group, Chamber Ballet USA.
Television: The Academy Awards, The American Music Awards, Dancinâ to the
Hits, Blowing Kisses in the Wind partnering Paula Abdul, 100th Anniversary
of the Statue of Liberty TV Special, Coach, The Tracy Ullman Show, The
Film: âCinderellaâ with Brandy and Whitney Houston, âBack to the Future
2,â âAnd the Band Played On.â
Commercials: Stickletts Gum, Teddy Grahams cookies and Miller Lite.
Theater: Phantom of the Opera (original LA cast), Jerome
Robbinsâ Broadway (original workshop production).
Choreography: A Few Good Men Dancinâ, Grease at the Paper Mill
Playhouse, All My Children, The Guiding Light, Asst choreographer
Saturday Night Fever (original West End production), The Elan Awards
honoring Susan Stroman.
Katy Spreadbury is dancer/teacher/choreographer from Worcester,
Massachusetts. As a young artist she was named Miss Dance of America, and
can currently be found teaching and performing throughout the country with
LA Dance Magic.