ballerina ballerina  /ˌbæ lə ˈri nə/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a female ballet dancer

Usage(s):

  1. Confident and independent, she is the ultimate dream come true to any girl aspiring to become a ballerina.
  2. The face leading the Asian wave is Du, a 21-year-old ballerina from Shanghai.
  3. Communist Russia has always been a proud patron of the ballet, possibly because one of the Bolshevik Revolution's opening oratorical guns was fired from a ballerina's love nest.

News

  1. Girl Overcomes Walking Difficulty for Love of Ballet in New Storybook

    Author Isabella Stella Mingaars’s colorful children’s book, “Isabella Stella Ballerina,” brings to International Book Exhibit its message that determination leads to dreams (PRWeb June 17, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/IsabellaStellaMingaars/IsabellaStellaBallerina/prweb10839374.htm
    on June 18, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Dance Leader Remains in Motion

    Though former Joffrey Ballet prima ballerina Jodie Gates no longer pirouettes across international dance stages, she has kept in constant motion as a choreographer, founding director of the Laguna Dance Festival and dance professor at UC Irvine. Her academic career took another leap in April when the University of Southern California appointed her to become [...] The post Dance Leader Remains in ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Laguna Beach Independent

Quotes

  1. "He is a unique athlete. He would be a great ballerina because his feet are as good as any big man I've ever seen," Texas A&M coach Dennis Franchione said Wednesday, a day before his No.
    on Dec 27, 2006 By: Dennis Franchione Source: Forbes

  2. "I didn't like what you were wearing because you came over as a typical little girl who wants to be a ballerina. I wasn't crazy about the song, then I heard you sing and I think Holly, you've got a fantastic voice," Cowell said. "The fact...
    on Apr 28, 2009 By: Simon Cowell Source: AOL Music Canada

  3. "We felt a partnership with Angelina Ballerina was a natural fit," Lythgoe said of the partnership announced Monday in Las Vegas. "Together, we can extend our efforts to help children achieve their dreams to dance."
    on Jun 8, 2010 By: Nigel Lythgoe Source: Los Angeles Times (blog)

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