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THEORY SHEET GRADE 1

BALLET THEORY

PRIMARY

DEMI Half or halfway.

PLIE To bend

PORT DE BRAS Graceful movement of the arms

SAUTE To jump from two feet to two feet

INTRO TO 1

BRAS BAS Low position of both arms- to form an oval

BATTEMENT A beating action of the working leg

TENDU To stretch

GRAND Large or big

DEVANT In front

DERRIERE At the back or behind

PETIT Small

JETE To throw

DEGAGE To disengage or move apart

GRADE 1

DEMI BRAS Half way arms

EN CROIX In the shape of a cross

ADAGE Slow graceful co-ordinated movements

GLISSADE Gliding or sliding movement along the floor

CHANGEMENT To change. A changing of the feet whilst in the air

POSE To step

TEMPS LEVE A lifted movement with a hop

EN FACE Facing the front ( downstage)

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