It can be difficult for adult students to remember the vast ballet vocabulary, especially when some of the sounds and phrases seem to blend together. Here are a handful of terms that can be confusing to the untrained ear, and what makes them different.

Isabelle Ciaravola & Benjamin Pech, Ballet de l'Opéra de Paris par James Bort

"When a sincere woman begins to dance, the seven heavens, the earth, and all creatures begin to dance" -Shams Tabrizi

"When a sincere woman begins to dance, the seven heavens, the earth, and all creatures begin to dance" -Shams Tabrizi

In speech, to “articulate” means the ability to express oneself clearly and fluidly. Likewise, a dancer needs to have the ability to move certain parts of their body in a smooth manner that doesn’t look choppy or disjointed. Learning to articulate...

Swing dancing at Arthur Murray Dance Studio!..not the best movie in terms of realism BUT I dare you to watch this and not beg to get off your behind and shake it like no one's looking. ARE YOU HEP TO THE JIVE?!

'Edifice', choreographed and performed by Carmine De Amicis and Harriet Waghorn. Directed Rogerio Silva.

'Edifice', choreographed and performed by Carmine De Amicis and Harriet Waghorn. Directed Rogerio Silva.

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