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arabesque a ballet position in which the dancer stands on one leg and extends the other backward with a straight knee, with the body slightly bent and the arms in extended positions. [1/4 definitions]
ballerina a woman who is a principal dancer in a ballet troupe. [2 definitions]
ballet a group of people who perform ballet. [1/4 definitions]
balletomane one who greatly admires ballet.
barre a long horizontal handrail mounted in ballet studios as an aid for dancers performing various exercises.
choreograph to plan the dance movements of (a single dance, a show, or the like, as in ballet or modern dance). [1/2 definitions]
choreographer a person who creates the dance movements for a single dance or for a show, such as a ballet, modern dance performance, or musical. [1/2 definitions]
danseuse a female ballet dancer.
director the leader of a group that performs for the public, such as an opera or ballet company. [1/3 definitions]
divertissement a brief ballet, pantomime, or the like performed between scenes of a play or opera; entr'acte. [1/2 definitions]
fouetté (French) in ballet, a move in which the dancer stands on point on one leg and kicks the other leg outward and back to the body, thereby spinning the entire body around.
pas in ballet, a step or combination of steps.
pas de deux in ballet, a dance for two persons.
pirouette a ballet movement involving a rapid rotation of the body upon the toes or foot. [1/2 definitions]
prima ballerina the principal female dancer in a ballet company.
promenade a formalized march of dancers, esp. in square dancing, folk dancing and ballet. [1/8 definitions]
relevé a ballet step in which the dancer rises to tiptoe on one or both legs.
stress fracture a hairline fracture, esp. in a leg or foot, that occurs as a result of repeated strenuous exercise and is a common ailment of professional runners, ballet dancers, and the like.
toe dance a dance executed in large part on the tips of the toes or in toe shoes, as in ballet.
tulle a thin, netlike cloth of silk, rayon, nylon, or acetate, used esp. for veils, evening gowns, and ballet costumes.