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Originating in Italy during the Renaissance, ballet continues to be a popular form of dance today. With many styles and variations, there is something here for everyone to enjoy! Let's see what you know about the dance, as well as the works where it is performed.   

There are 23 quizzes and 240 trivia questions in this category.
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16th and 17th Century Dance

This quiz is on the court ballets and other dances that were performed in the 16th and 17th centuries. The information in this quiz was garnered from Susan Au's book, 'Ballet and Modern Dance'. Enjoy!
Tough (10 qns)
1056 plays
Are We in the Right Ballet?

On the left, I'll give you ten groups of three characters. On the right, you'll see the famous ballets in which they appear. Can you match them correctly?
Average (10 qns)
Feb 14 17
162 plays
The History of Ballet

Whether you're a dancer or just an admirer, take this quiz to test your knowledge of the history of ballet!
Difficult (10 qns)
231 plays
Nine Ladies Dancing

All you need to do is match the character to the ballet.
Tough (10 qns)
Aug 22 16
201 plays
So You Think You Know the Ballets?

Whether you are a principal soloist performing as Giselle or simply a lover of the classic ballets, test your knowledge! Good luck!
Tough (10 qns)
309 plays
"La Bayadere" Ballet

"La Bayadere" is one of the classics of the ballet world. Take my quiz and learn more about this beautiful ballet and its music.
Average (10 qns)
318 plays
The Riot of Spring

This quiz centres around Stravinsky's ballet 'The Rite of Spring', with a few questions about the man himself and a few more on the riotous 1913 premiere. You need not be an expert to give this a go. Enjoy!
Average (10 qns)
210 plays
The Nutcracker

An indispensable Christmas classic, and a show children might like and remember from their compulsory theatre visits.
Tough (10 qns)
228 plays
Identify The Ballet From Its Characters

A little something for balletomanes. Given a few of its characters, just name the ballet.
Tough (10 qns)
1551 plays
A Ballet Class with Maestro Cecchetti

Ballet steps are the same the world over, but the terminology and the style vary. Enrico Cecchetti was one of the greatest teachers ever. Whether you already follow his method, or a different one, come and learn something new.
Difficult (15 qns)
681 plays
The Ultimate Ballet Quiz!

Ballet is a very important thing to me and is a very beautiful thing in life, so I decided to create a quiz on it. The questions vary from techniques to professionals so be warned!
Average (10 qns)
1311 plays
Russian Ballets

To avoid plummeting self-esteem, don't attempt this quiz unless you are a major balletomane. If you do well, congratulations! Note: all questions refer to the KIROV or BOLSHOI only.
Difficult (10 qns)
534 plays
Simple French Terms in Ballet

I'll name a French term used in ballet, you choose what it means. Have fun!
Average (10 qns)
1311 plays
Ballet - General

All about ballet, a wide range of questions about dancers, companies, ballets and choreographers.
Tough (10 qns)
897 plays
Ballet in the Nineteenth Century

Most of the information in this quiz can be found in various books and encyclopedias of dance. Even the most serious books about ballet tend to include a lot of interesting tidbits and gossip. Good luck!
Difficult (15 qns)
483 plays
Ballet Terms: Literal Translations

Just a quiz on basic steps in ballet. The answer is the literal translation from French to English.
Average (10 qns)
291 plays
Ballet Basics

A pretty basic quiz for people with ballet experience. A knowledge of French ballet terms and positions helps a lot! :) Enjoy!
Average (10 qns)
4017 plays
Basic Ballet Terms

Like other disciplines, ballet has its own vocabulary. I've tried to choose some challenging terms - "plie" will not be an answer on this quiz!
Tough (10 qns)
1830 plays
History of 'Swan Lake'

'Swan Lake' is a piece of music which has been used in many different ways. This quiz will be about the history of the ballet pieces - it could be by any choreographer.
Average (10 qns)
243 plays
Arabesque en Pointe

This quiz is all about ballet! If you are in ballet it should be easy. Hope you enjoy it!
Average (10 qns)
1254 plays
Eighteenth Century Dance

There were already quizzes on 16th, 17th and 19th century dance, so I decided to fill in the gap. Good luck!
Tough (10 qns)
375 plays
Famous Ballet Solos and Pas de Deux

This quiz is about the steps and music in some famous solos. I'm going with basically Petipa choreography.
Difficult (10 qns)
720 plays
Professor Cheergal's Italian Ballet 101

Welcome, aspiring students, to Prof. Cheergal's Italian Ballet 101. You will be expected to recognize form and steps of classic Italian ballet to pass this class. Good luck!
Tough (10 qns)
294 plays
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