The Cecchetti Method of Classical Ballet: Theory and Technique

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Cecchetti (1850-1928) performed and taught in Russia and with Diaghilev's troupe. Assisted by of one of Cecchetti's star pupils, Stanislas Idzikowski, Cyril Beaumont codified Cecchetti's program for this book, which includes a numbered series of instructions for each exercise in addition to numerous illustrations. 109 black-and-white illustrations.

Product Details

  • Paperback: 252 pages
  • Publisher: Dover Publications (August 27, 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0486431770
  • ISBN-13: 978-0486431772
  • Product Dimensions: 5.2 x 0.6 x 8.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 7.2 ounces

Customer Reviews

Good reference

 on March 21, 2017
By Mar Gen
It’s a good book for Cecchetti method study. I had to return a used copy I bought due to picture pages being torn out which made it useless. I was promptly reimbursed.

Five Stars

 on September 25, 2015
By jill Kragie
I love it!

Just what she wanted!

6 people found this helpful.
 on November 7, 2010
By Doris Reffner
I bought this for my daughter who is a recently retired professional dancer who is now teaching. She has found it very helpful and says she will continue to refer back to it. The only thing lacking is actual step-by-step directions for the exercises. Definitely a good purchase.

oldie learning ballet

2 people found this helpful.
 on November 24, 2011
By ken
I’m a 56yr old male and reasonably fit and decided I wanted to learn ballet. I’ve started beginner lessons. I wanted a book on theory and was recommended this. Its excellent. I’m working my way through it VERY slowly. It explains the basicis clearly and gives really good explanations on exercises. I sit, read, then try the exercises.

Good for ballet teaching

One person found this helpful.
 on November 6, 2013
By SatisfiedAmazoner
Great source for anyone who is interested in researching ballet or want to teach ballet. A book everyone should have in their library of dance.

Great technical manual for teachers!!

12 people found this helpful.
 on January 28, 2008
By D. Wharton
Believe me, this is a book well worth adding to your library. It is as specific in detail as both the Kirov and Bolshoi ‘lessons in classical ballet’ manuals. Cecchetti classes are named after the days of the week so on any day the teacher would announce that ‘today we are doing the Tuesday class’. Anyone teacher keen on investigating different techniques will find this work highly informative and it will assist in the broadening of their vocational students’ dance vocabulary.

THIS IS FOR ALL CECCHETTI TECHNIQUE DANCERS < BUY! BUY! BUY!

45 people found this helpful.
 on November 16, 2004
By Valeria
OK, FIRT OF ALL THERE IS NO PICTURE OF THE FRONT COVER SO INCASE YOU’RE WONDERING THERE IS A WOMAN AND A MAN DOING ATTITUDE AND THE TITLE IS ON THE TOP OF THEM , ANYWAYS

Excellent service and product

3 people found this helpful.
 on July 18, 2007
By Carol Tovar
I am very satisfied with this purchase. The shipping was very fast and the book just great.

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