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Terms in this set (24)
pas de bourrée
Step back, side, front
Rocking step, waltz
On the cross
Port de bras
carriage of the arms
rond de jambe
round of the leg
change of feet
Escaping or slipping movement
What language does ballet words originate from?
What is sickling of the feet?
Fault in which the dancer turns her foot in from the ankle thereby breaking the straight-line of the leg.
What is Rotation?
In turn-out should come from the hip joint to limit pressure on knees and ankles.
What are the origins of ballet?
-ballet started in the 17th century
-In France /Italy trace early signs of ballet.
-in 1661, king Louis XIV France founded the Académie Royale de Musique et de Danse, establishing Paris as the center of academic ballet.
What are more origins of ballet?
-Ballet/court only men did.
-the proscenium stage was first Adopted in France in the mid 1600s, and professional dancers made their first appearance, although they were not permitted to dance in the grand ballet that conducted the performance; this was still reserved for the king and Courties.
-first female dancers began to perform in 1681.
-to enhance the image of dancers weight lessness and to appear Supernatural, Ballerinas Began wearing pointe shoes in the mid-1800s but shoes had no support. Pointe shoes were made famous by ballerina Anna Pavlova in mid-1900s. Tutu skirt made out of net fabric called Tule. It allowed the dancer to show their legs and feet on stage.
-Long tutu- Romantic period
-Short tutu- Classical period
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