An artistic dance form performed to music using precise and highly formalized set steps and gestures. Classical ballet, which originated in Renaissance Italy and established its present form during the 19th century, is characterized by light, graceful, fluid movements and the use of pointe shoes
A creative work of this form or the music written for it
A group of dancers who regularly perform such works
the New York City Ballet
An elaborate or complicated interaction between people
that delicate and cautious ballet known as the planning process
a theatrical representation of a story that is performed to music by trained dancers
music written for a ballet
Ballet is a formalized kind of performance dance, which originated in the Italian Renaissance courts of the 15th century, and which was further developed in France, England, and Russia as a concert dance form. ...
Ballet is a ballet documentary shot in the cinéma vérité style by Frederick Wiseman. Released in 1995, it portrays rehearsals, choreography, performances, business transactions, and other day to day life of the American Ballet Theater. Much of the footage dates from the 1992 season. ...
Ballet as a music form progressed from simply a complement to dance, to a concrete compositional form that often had as much value as the dance that went along with it. The dance form, originating in France during the 17th century, began as a theatrical dance. ...
A classical form of dance; A theatrical presentation of such dancing, usually with music, sometimes in the form of a story
A danced story with instrumental accompaniment.
(Bal'-lay) A bearing which consists of bezants, plates, hurts, etc., distinguished from each other by their color.
Theatrical performance featuring dance movements to an instrumental musical score, or term describing the music itself; 16th century to present.
A dance that tells a story, or a dance within an opera that is part of the fabric of the story. The earliest French operas (17th century) featured dance as an integral component of the performance; Italian composers often included dance in their operas as late as the 19th century.
A form of classical dance demanding highly developed technique, grace and precision, executed according to specific gestures and flowing patterns. ...
A classical Western dance form that originated in the Renaissance courts of Europe. By the time of Louis XIV (mid-1600s), steps and body positions underwent codification.
A dance form featuring a staged presentation of group or solo dancing with music, costumes and scenery.
Something that requires precision, cooperation, or balance; staying alert (being 'on your toes'); wanting to be graceful or poised / Self-expression; feeling unrestricted; ability to move through life's obstacles with ease and grace
A theatrical work or entertainment in which a choreographer has expressed his ideas in group and solo dancing to a musical accompaniment with appropriate costumes, scenery and lighting.
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(1) (2h)[B^], POs down, FOs away, hands alt. descend and ascend slightly as if dancing on one's toes. (2) [R] touches palm of [B], PO up. DH jumps up and opens to a [V] and then lands on palm back to an [R].
upper made of a soft, flexible material, often with an elasticized edge and bow at the top of the toes, akin to a traditional ballerina's slipper.
Stage production featuring formal, stylized dance performances with a story or a unified theme. It has, at times, been part of opera but also developed popularity as an independent genre in the nineteenth century.
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A ballet is a story, an idea, or a feeling, expressed in dancing to the accompaniment of an orchestra.
A type of dance, of which there is a limited supply. Vampire and Snoop run out of them.