Test your ballet theory

Ballet is the hardest dance in the world. Technique, strength and poise must be perfect to perform as a professional. But there is more to it than meets the eye. Ballet requires theory knowledge and knowing your terms can significantly improve your ballet.

This quiz will help you to determine your knowledge of ballet theory and hopefully help to improve your dancing. Theory will provide you with a solid technique and lead you on a path toward becoming a professional dancer. DO YOU KNOW YOUR THEORY?

Created by: Maddy
  1. What is the definition of coupe?
  2. What is the definition of Pas de chat?
  3. Which of the following means 'to hop'?
  4. What is the opposite of 'En Dehors'?
  5. Which of the following is the definition of 'Pas De Bouree'?
  6. What are the directions of the body?
  7. Which of these is not an exercise performed on the barre?
  8. What is the definition of De Cote?
  9. What does the following mean in French Ballet terms: Release foot forward, arms down. Then perform a small spring in 1st position.
  10. Which of the following is not a name for saying thank you at the end of an exam?

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