Do You Know About Ballet?

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Do You Know About Ballet?

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Jennifer Welsman of the Royal Winnipeg Ballet played China Doll on which kids' show?
    • A. 

      Sesame Street

    • B. 

      Make Way For Noddy

    • C. 

      The Toy Castle

    • D. 

      Barney And Friends

  • 2. 
    In ballet, a "pas de trois" involves how many dancers?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Thirteen

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Nine

  • 3. 
    What does the ballet term "plie" mean?
    • A. 

      To Bow To The Audience

    • B. 

      To Bend At The Knees

    • C. 

      To Move Forward To The Right

    • D. 

      To Jump Forward

  • 4. 
    What describes a ballet move where the dancer turns a foot and leg at right angle to the hip joint?
    • A. 

      Turn-Out

    • B. 

      Turn-In

    • C. 

      Turn-Around

    • D. 

      Turn-Back

  • 5. 
    What is the name of the short skirt, often made of starched net, that ballerinas wear?
    • A. 

      Tulle

    • B. 

      Ball Gown

    • C. 

      Pony Skirt

    • D. 

      Tutu

  • 6. 
    In ballet, a "pas de deux" is a dance for how many people?
    • A. 

      Four

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Nineteen

    • D. 

      One

  • 7. 
    John Cranko created full-length ballets based on which author's literary works?
    • A. 

      John Steinbeck

    • B. 

      William Shakespeare

    • C. 

      Charles Dickens

    • D. 

      Edgar Allen Poe

  • 8. 
    On average, how many pairs of pointe shoes do ballerinas go through per week?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      3

  • 9. 
    What ballet was created by choreographer Jerome Robbins in 1944 based on the jazz-dance style?
    • A. 

      Follow The Fleet

    • B. 

      An American In Paris

    • C. 

      Fancy Free

    • D. 

      Rodeo

  • 10. 
    What is considered the best age time frame for a student to begin ballet lessons?
    • A. 

      8 To 10 Years Old

    • B. 

      4 to 6 Years Old

    • C. 

      9 to 12 Years Old

    • D. 

      6 To 7 Years Old

  • 11. 
    In ballet, "first position" has the feet together in what shape?
    • A. 

      Heel-To-Toe

    • B. 

      A Box

    • C. 

      A Straight Line

    • D. 

      A Wide Open V

  • 12. 
    Dancers in early ballets during the Renaissance did not wear tutus, but instead wore what?
    • A. 

      Bodices And Corsets

    • B. 

      Ankle Length Formal Gowns

    • C. 

      A Shirt And Skirt With A Snood

    • D. 

      Sweat Pants And Sweat Shirts

  • 13. 
    Ballet developed in Russia in the 1900's because of visits from which Russian ballerina?
    • A. 

      Anna Pavlova

    • B. 

      Helene Kirsova

    • C. 

      Agnes De Mille

    • D. 

      Misha Burlakov

  • 14. 
    Who choreographed "Ondine", "Les Patineurs" and "Marguerite and Armand"?
    • A. 

      Roland Petit

    • B. 

      Mikhail Baryshnikov

    • C. 

      Frederick Ashton

    • D. 

      Rudolf Nureyev

  • 15. 
    For whom did Filippo Taglioni create "La Sylphide", the first romantic ballet, in 1832?
    • A. 

      His Mother

    • B. 

      His Daughter

    • C. 

      His Wife

    • D. 

      His Fiance

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