Essential guide for dancers and teachers, and an eye-opening trip behind the scenes for balletomanes. Its practical advice for both ballerinas and partners begins with such basics as standing, walking, and taking bows, and it fully covers such topics as bearing and attitude, and lifting without visible strain. 29 black-and-white illustrations.
Unabridged republication of the second edition, originally published by A. & C. Black, Ltd., London, 1950.