a ballet in which the ballerinas’ skirts are white.
a classical dance form demanding grace and precision and employing formalized steps and gestures set in intricate, flowing patterns to create expression through movement. a theatrical entertainment in which ballet dancing and music, often with scenery and costumes, combine to tell a story, establish an emotional atmosphere, etc. an interlude of ballet in an operatic […]
- Ballet flat
a shoe with a very flat heel or no heel, resembling a ballet slipper worn by dancers.
- Ballet master
a man who trains a ballet company. Historical Examples The groomsmen, carefully chosen to match, stepped as though trained by a ballet master. The Works of Guy de Maupassant, Vol. 6 Guy de Maupassant He went to Turin as ballet master and met Somis, who induced him to take up the violin and apply himself […]
- Ballet mistress
a woman who trains a ballet company.