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A Glossary of Ballet Terms
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Port de bras Port de bras - carriage, movement of arms. The term ...
Tour en l'air Turn in the air. This is essentially a male dancer's ...
Ballotté A jump. Begin in 5th, right leg front. Spring straight ...
Ballonné A jump. From 5th position, right foot front, demi-plié while ...
Allegro The third part of a ballet class: fast work, jumps, ...
Allongé elongated. With the arms stretched out as far as possible. ...
Arabesque One of the basic poses in ballet. A pose with one ...
Balançoire Short for battements en balançoire. The dancer swings the working ...
Balancé Rocking step. This step is very much like a pas ...
Attitude A pose. The working leg is raised. In attitude to ...


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