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Definition of Ballet

Ballet

  1. An artistic dance performed as a theatrical entertainment, or an interlude, by a number of persons, usually women. Sometimes, a scene accompanied by pantomime and dancing.
  2. The company of persons who perform the ballet.
  3. A light part song, or madrigal, with a fa la burden or chorus, -- most common with the Elizabethan madrigal composers.
  4. A bearing in coats of arms, representing one or more balls, which are denominated bezants, plates, etc., according to color.

Ballet Quotations

Look at a football field. It looks like a big movie screen. This is theatre. Football combines the strategy of chess. It's part ballet. It's part battleground, part playground. We clarify, amplify and glorify the game with our footage, the narration and that music, and in the end create an inspirational piece of footage.
Steve Sabol

When other little girls wanted to be ballet dancers I kind of wanted to be a vampire.
Angelina Jolie

You can imagine me as a kid growing up in redneck Texas with ballet shoes, tucking the violin under my arm. I had to fight my way up.
Patrick Swayze

I want to be a lawyer, a dancer, an actress, a mother, a wife, a children's author, a distance runner, a poet, a pianist, a pet store owner, an astronaut, an environmental and humanitarian activist, a psychiatrist, a ballet teacher, and the first woman president.
Rachel Corrie

'Swan Lake' is the most difficult thing to portray for a female ballet dancer; it really requires such specific qualities of articulation, agility, strength, and the arm work is something that takes a lot of training.
Benjamin Millepied
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Ballet Translations

ballet in Afrikaans is ballet
ballet in Danish is ballet
ballet in Dutch is ballet
ballet in French is ballet
ballet in German is Ballett
ballet in Spanish is ballet
ballet in Swedish is balett

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