This is a fresh new edition of this comprehensive book perfect for
anyone who has ever wanted to dance, or to look behind the scenes
at the enchanting world of ballet. The topics covered include: the
history of ballet and its most famous names; how ballets are
staged; the basics of ballet, with step-by-step photographs of
exercises featuring professional dancers; and a glossary of ballet
terms, including a useful pronunciation guide. It also contains
fully-updated internet links.