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ballet quarter 1

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Croisé devant
crossed front
head of croisé devant
turned 1/4 front, inclined back
à la quatrième devant
to the fourth front
head of à la quatrième devant
erect
écarté devant
pulled apart or separated front
head of écarté devant
turned 1/2 front, raised, inclined back
effacé devant
shaded front
head of effacé devant
turned 1/4 front, inclined back
à la seconde
to the second
head of à la seconde
erect
épaulé
shouldered
head of épaulé
inclined over the front arm
à la quatrième derrière
to the fourth back
head of à la quatrième derrière
erect
Croisé derrière
crossed back
head of croisé derrière
turned 1/4 front, inclined front
front side front
pas de bourrée devant
back side back
pas de bourrée derrière
back side front
pas de bourrée under
front side back
pas de bourrée over
bk ft 5th 4th frt 5th moving frwd
pas de bourrée en avant
frt ft 5th 4th bk 5th moving bkwd
pas de bourrée en arrière
front side back turning
pas de bourrée over en tournant
back side front turning
pas de bourrée under en tournant
5 things that make a step happen
posture, placement, timing, level, body usage
5 actions of the feet
roll up, roll down, brush out, brush in, flick under
cecchetti walls and corners
...
vaganova walls and corners
...
open, same arm front as standing leg (erect)
cecchetti/vaganova first
open, opposite arm as standing leg (inclined)
cecchetti/vaganova second
open, both arms front (inclined)
cecchetti third
croisé/plié, opposite arm front as standing leg (erect)
cecchetti fourth
croisé/plié, both arms front (inclined)
cecchetti fifth
croisé/opposite arm as standing leg (erect)
vaganova third
croisé, same arm front as standing leg (inclined)
vaganova fourth
3 kinds of releases
straight to straight, straight to plié, plié to plié