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Flexibility plays an important role in dance, particularly in having high extensions.
An Arabesque describes the position where the dancer has one leg stretched directly behind them.
Ballet Manila makes its debut in Malaysia this month, with two performances scheduled in the national capital, Kuala Lumpur.
A fish dive is a partnered lift where the male dancer supports the female dancer in a retiré position with her upper body held low to the ground.
Ibong Adarna, the Filipino literary classic about a bird whose singing has healing powers, was transformed into a full-length ballet production that was Ballet Manila’s 22nd season-opener in August 2017.
Snow White will return to the stage as the initial offering of Ballet Manila’s 24th season, On Pointe, to captivate audiences once more.
A story ballet is a type of ballet that has a plot and characters.
The term “Piqué” means to prick which describes the precision of this movement.
“It all starts from you.”
Continuing its mission to bring ballet to the people, Ballet Manila took center stage at the Riverbanks Center in Marikina last July 26, 2019
It is a theatrical representation of national and folk dances, mostly from European countries.
Bravura is a term used to describe a showy style or a daring performance in a ballet.
The phrase “pas de deux” in classical ballet translates to “step of two” and it is usually performed by a female and a male dancer.
Ballet Manila joined the nation in celebrating the Philippine Independence Day through a dance concert organized by the National Commission on Culture and the Arts and the SM Mall of Asia.
The word “ecarté” means “separated” and “derrière” means “to the back.”
A practice tutu or rehearsal tutu is just the bare half of the bottom part of a tutu.
These are objects that can help depict the character’s world or help enhance a stage environment.
In his welcome remarks, Ambassador Haneda congratulated Ballet Manila on the success of its recently concluded 23rd season, saying how fortunate he was to have watched the final show, Deux, and to have seen the five Japanese dancers perform in it.
To Piqué is to describe a movement where a transfer of weight occurs.
The kilt is most commonly seen in the ballet La Sylphide, as worn by the character James.