ballet


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music written for a ballet

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People began by laughing and making fun of this specter dressed like a man of fashion or an undertaker; but the ghost legend soon swelled to enormous proportions among the corps de ballet.
Picture the corps de ballet scuttling down the Jacob's ladder and dividing the suicide's rope among themselves in less time than it takes to write
The ballet lasted an hour, and had sixteen ENTREES.
Besides, although the ballet was danced, the evening had scarcely begun.
Owing to the very judicious plan of dividing the two acts of the opera with a ballet, the pauses between the performances are very short, the singers in the opera having time to repose themselves and change their costume, when necessary, while the dancers are executing their pirouettes and exhibiting their graceful steps.
The first part of the performance had concluded when we got to the theater, and the ballet had not yet begun.
The mantel's chastely severe outline was ingloriously veiled behind some pert drapery drawn rakishly askew like the sashes of the Amazonian ballet.
He did not distinguish what sort of love his might be, big or little, passionate or passionless, lasting or passing (he kept a ballet girl himself, though he was the father of a family, so he was lenient in these matters), but he knew that this love affair was viewed with displeasure by those whom it was necessary to please, and therefore he did not approve of his brother's conduct.
Everybody who is at all acquainted with theatrical matters knows what a host of shabby, poverty-stricken men hang about the stage of a large establishment--not regularly engaged actors, but ballet people, procession men, tumblers, and so forth, who are taken on during the run of a pantomime, or an Easter piece, and are then discharged, until the production of some heavy spectacle occasions a new demand for their services.
Superior training: ballet, jazz, tap, acting, voice.
Just as the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade marks the official start of the holiday shopping season, Tchaikovsky's ``Nutcracker'' ballet score heralds the coming of Christmas.
He was being sought out as a choreographer to create new works for the world's top ballet companies, including his own, the New York City Ballet.
Audition includes: Ballet, modern, pointe, prepared solo.
We have watched ballet stars - as well as our children and friends - dance in it.
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