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Ballet


Ballet

Ballet is one of the few dances that have stayed approximately for centuries not decades and is still magical, spectacular and artistic.
Ballet have its beginning in the Italian Renaissance court, is a formalized style of dance, In France and Russia was developed as a concert dance form. It is distinguished for its techniques style of dance, such as Pointe work, turn-out of the legs; it's graceful, flowing, precise movements; and its ethereal character, with its own terminology. It has been influential as a form of dance globally and is trained in ballet schools around the world. Ballet dance works (ballets) are choreographed, and also contain mime, acting, and are set to music.

The etymology of the word "ballet" is associated to the art form's history. The word ballet comes from French. The French word in turn has its beginning in Italian balletto, a diminutive of ballo (dance). Ballet finally traces back to Latin ballare, denotation to dance.

Classical ballet

is the most formal of the ballet styles; it uses to traditional ballet technique. There are differences concerning to area of origin, such as Russian ballet, French ballet and Italian ballet. There are two methods Vaganova method and the Cecchetti method.

Neoclassical ballet

is less rigid than the classical ballet and use the traditional ballet vocabulary. The characteristic of neoclassical ballet is that its organization focuses on structure.

Contemporary ballet

is a form of dance influenced by both classical ballet and modern dance. Many of its notions come from the ideas and innovations of 20th.

Generally it is performed in the opera house, theatres, Broadway like shows, has very good training for its ballet dancers, and is one of the hardest trained, along with modern dance performers and jazz dancers.