ballet ballet  /bæ ˈleɪ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a theatrical representation of a story that is performed to music by trained dancers
  2. (n) music written for a ballet

Usage(s):

  1. The attempted stage illusion, like the ballet to which it belonged, was handsome, arrestingand just short of convincing.
  2. Considering the sad record of the past, the idea of a good German ballet troupe might seem as implausible as a Nepalese surfing club.
  3. As sure as street-corner Santas or mobile displays in the frosted windows of department stores, The Nutcracker ballet has become an accepted ritual of a big-city Christmas.

News

  1. Previewing Louisville Ballet's 2013-2014 season

    Louisville Ballet presents a mix of classics, traditional favorities, and contemporary works during its 2013-14 season. Louisville Ballet presents a mix of classics, traditional favorites, and contemporary works during its 2013-14 season.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Louisville.com

  2. Ballet - Pre

    Let your child experience the joys of dancing! These ballet classes teach poise, coordination, and classical ballet technique in a positive and imaginative atmosphere.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: WPXI Pittsburgh

  3. Boulder Ballet brings dance to Broomfield for Ballet in the Park

    Broomfield ballet lovers have long enjoyed a perennial family outing that has only grown in popularity over the years. Ballet in the Park, a community function of Boulder Ballet, is in its ninth season and will visit the Broomfield Amphitheater Sunday for a night of dance. Enthusiasts are encouraged to come early, bring a picnic and enjoy the romantic juxtaposition of casual and royal that is ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Broomfield Enterprise

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Quotes

  1. Prince William, 24, said: "The idea is we wanted to get artists that our mother really loved, and then artists that both Harry and I enjoy, and in the middle with the ballet and Andrew Lloyd Webber - obviously she loved her dancing and her...
    on Dec 12, 2006 By: Prince William Source: Times Online

  2. In 1996, Charisse recalled her reaction on entering the movies: "Ballet is a closed world and very rigid; MGM was a fairyland. You'd walk down the lot, seeing all these fabulous movies being made with the greatest talent in the world sitting there....
    on Jun 17, 2008 By: Cyd Charisse Source: guardian.co.uk

  3. Tomlin explained, "This is a woman who heard the Beach Boys and made a ballet."
    on Dec 7, 2008 By: Twyla Tharp Source: USA Today

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