Andros on Ballet is a collection of articles about ballet history and classical ballet technique written by Dick Andros, a ballet teacher and writer who was based in New York City and provided this site to share the knowledge and stories he accumulated through his long career as a dancer and teacher.
Biographical essays on significant figures in ballet history, including stories from personal experiences with many of these figures.
Articles on the early history of ballet, major trends in the development of modern ballet and the formation of the major American companies.
There are two fifth positions, the one you see in the book and the other is the best you can do -- which can be improved.
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