"Mr. Serebrennikov's book is famous throughout the world. Students, teachers, & dancers in all fields of dance will find this important work useful."--Svetlana Osiyeva, Harid Conservatory, Boca Raton, & former principal dancer & soloist with the Kirov Ballet Pas de Deux has been widely regarded as the foremost existing textbook on the art of partnering. First published 1969 in Russian by one of the world's most respected experts on partnering, the original book was created for the Vaganova Ballet Academy in St. Petersburg, the school that produced Pavlova & Nijinsky. This expanded edition contains new text, sketches, & photographs that describe 32 new poses & lifts, along with new information about strengthening exercises & balance points. It is adaptable to instruction based on the Royal Academy of Dancing & the Cecchetti methods, making it invaluable for teachers & dancers of all three major methodologies.Serebrennikov, Nikolai is the author of 'Pas De Deux A Textbook on Partnering' with ISBN 9780813017686 and ISBN 0813017688.