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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.
While he is not yet leaving the company, Rudy De Dios will be relinquishing his position as principal dancer when the next season begins in September.
A Danseur is a French term describing a male dancer.
Sleeping Beauty, the third installment of prima ballerina and Ballet Manila’s artistic director Lisa Macuja-Elizalde’s princess trilogy, is currently under construction.
Demi Pointe describes the position of the feet where the dancer has their full body weight on the balls of the feet at “half pointe”.
A reverence typically looks like a bow (for males) and curtsy (for females).
A tour en l’air is a jumping movement and it means to turn in the air.