Glossary

Cabriole

In ballet, a leap in which a dancer's lower leg beats at an angle against the upper one before the dancer lands on the lower leg.

Calypso

The Can Can may have been an off-shoot of either the Polka or Quadrille, or even of both. It originated as a social dance but evolved into a raucous dance performed principally in French music halls. The women dancers wore black silk stockings and kicked their legs high into the air.

Cambre

In ballet, a bend from the waist to either the side or back.

Ceili

This is a gathering of people for music and dance.

Cha Cha

This is basically a triple mambo that emerged from the less inhibited night clubs. The dance then evolved into a genre of its own.

Counterpoint

A word used to describe the action of a dancer performing different phrases simultaneously.

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