A dance position where one leg is extended at an oblique angle while the dancer's body is also held at an oblique angle.


The propulsion of a dancer's body into the air and away from the dance floor - eg a leap, jump or hop.

En l'air

Steps performed above the floor. It is the opposite of par terre.


The position of a dancer's torso from the waist up.


A choreography with several sections that are linked by a single theme.


Literally, a star dancer. The word comes from the Paris Opera where it means a dancer of the highest rank.

Expressive skills

The various aspects that contribute to performance artistry, and that engage the audience - such as musicality and focus.


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