I couldn't give you an exact year, but Ballet emerged in the late fifteenth-century Renaissance court culture of Italy as a dance interpretation of fencing, and further developed in the French court from the time of Louis XIV in the 17th century.
Retail is when things are sold to the general public. If you go to a Retail store it means the kind of store you would find at the mall. Wholesale is how the retail stores get their merchandise to sell to you.
This year I must make a new tradition. I usually go to the Champs-Elysees around 8:30 or 9 PM with friends, family and champagne. From there, we are able to see the Fireworks from the Eiffel Tower. Lots of partying on the streets and I will miss having papillottes.
They are wonderful chocolates … Read more
If you are talking about weather, I imagine not too different then it is now. 300 and 400 years is not a long time geologically speaking.
1 January New Year's Day (Jour de l'an) 1 May Labor Day (Fête du premier mai) 8 May WWII Victory Day (Fête de la Victoire 1945; Fête du huitième mai) 14 July Bastille Day (Fête nationale) 15 August Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Assomption) 1 November All Saints Day (La Toussaint) 11 November Armistice Day (Jour d'armistice) 25 December Christmas Day (Noël) … Read more
There are 2 different types of space in all dancing. Negative and positive space. The negative space is the space surrounding the dancer(s) and the positive space would be a space formed within the grouping or created by the dancer's body. An example of a simple positive space would be the arms of a dancer forming … Read more
A Tour de force. That is a combination of outstanding jumps and beats or a series of brilliant pirouettes.
De rien literally means "it is nothing," not "you're welcome", but that is what we say.
It depends on the type of dancer you want to become. If it is Hip Hop or street dance, I cannot help you. If it is a ballet dancer you need a ballet body which is long hyper-extended legs, high arches with a top bump, long stretchy achilles tendons, 180 degree turnout, short torso, long … Read more
You must have strong ankles and feet and a strong core, but what is most important is to have strong ballet technique. That means years of training on flat. If you start studying at a good academy at age 7-10, you should be ready at 13. (some at 12 depending on your technique and strength) … Read more
To become a professional ballet dancer you should start at the age of 7 but no later then 11. A pre-professional ballet student studies an a major ballet academy affiliated with a ballet company like SAB (for NYCB) or JKO (for ABT.) They take 20-30 hours of class a week and by age 17 they … Read more
A ballet body is long hyper-extended legs, High arched feet with a top bump, long stretchy Achilles tendons, short torso, 180 degree turnout, long neck, small round head and a great deal of facility.