Styles of Ballet dancing:
There are three styles of ballet dancing and they are listed below
- Classical ballet.
- Neo Classical ballet.
- Contemporary ballet.
1- Classical ballet is what people generally think of when we talk about “ballet.” Classical ballet reached its height in 19th century through the work of choreographers. It is characterized by the following elements:
- Graceful, flowing movements.
- Classical form: turn-out of the legs and pointe work.
- Balance and symmetry.
- Emphasis on story ballets and narrative.
- Elaborate sets and costumes.
2- Neo-classical ballet was introduced in 20th century by the choreographers. It generally includes:
- Increased speed, energy and attack.
- Manipulation of the classical form.
- Asymmetry; an off-balance feel.
- Non-narrative; often one-act ballets.
- Paired down aesthetic—simple sets and costumes.
3- Contemporary ballet is influenced by modern dance. Renowned contemporary ballet choreographers. In contemporary ballet one can see
- Floor work.
- Turn-IN of the legs.
- Greater range of movement and body line.
- Pointe shoes but also bare feet.
service provided by the ballet dancing companies:
Ballet dancing companies are the most exciting companies. Ballet Theatre has built a legacy of excellence and innovation. Its eclectic style and irrepressible energy have been shaped by distinguished artistic directors over decades.