Artistic dancing in which stylized poses and steps are combined with light and flowing figures and movements, such as leaps and turns; often combined with music, scenery, costume, and sometimes pantomime or speech to convey a story, theme, or atmosphere to the audience.

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14582

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The discipline involving artistic dancing in which stylized poses and steps are combined with light and flowing figures and movements, such as leaps and turns; often combined with music, scenery, costume, and sometimes pantomime or speech to convey a story, theme, or atmosphere to the audience.

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Title
ballet
Date Published
December 12, 2012
Last Updated
April 22, 2021