The essential illustrated guide to the official ballet syllabus
Written with the full backing and expertise of the renowed Royal Academy of Dancing and following new international examination syllabus, this is a completely new edition of the bestselling BALLET CLASS. From the basic positions of the feet to exercises for the most advanced grades. STEP-by-STEP BALLET CLASS is an essential companion for everyone who is learning ballet. It gives a comprehensive selection of exercises taken from each of the examination grades, beginning with Pre-Primary and working up to Grade Five, the most advanced. Clear step-by-step illustrations and explanatory text take the dancer through each exercise in turn and there are checklists of important points to remember. Topics such as how to find a good balle t school, dressing for dance and taking an examination are also included. This important new book will ensure that dancers of all age s get the most out of their ballet tuition, both in and out of the classroom.