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1 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 Q
rj211
Jan 24 02
975 plays
2 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 Q
cada6875
Jul 26 11
261 plays
3 "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 Q
Nandiell
Jan 28 09
297 plays
4 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 Q
breakthesky
Feb 23 12
174 plays
5 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 Q
Elanor
Aug 17 03
651 plays
6 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 Q
pagea
Sep 03 13
153 plays
7 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 Q
JuliaJam
Aug 22 07
1152 plays
8 Identify The Ballet From Its Characters
A little something for balletomanes. Given a few of its characters, just name the ballet.
Tough
10 Q
SuperRo
Jul 11 02
1509 plays
9 Ballet Terms: Literal Translations
Just a quiz on basic steps in ballet. The answer is the literal translation from French to English.
Tough
10 Q
jjdancer
Sep 07 12
231 plays
10 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 Q
snm
Jan 19 03
468 plays
11 Simple French Terms in Ballet
I'll name a French term used in ballet, you choose what it means. Have fun!
Average
10 Q
collies_4_me
Jun 06 07
1164 plays
12 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 Q
LAW1998
Dec 11 12
195 plays
13 Ballet - General
All about ballet, a wide range of questions about dancers, companies, ballets and choreographers.
Tough
10 Q
marinersman
Aug 24 07
864 plays
14 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 Q
Sultana
Jan 10 02
519 plays
15 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 Q
Libbigail
Aug 19 00
3870 plays
16 Arabesque en Pointe
This quiz is all about ballet! If you are in ballet it should be easy. Hope you enjoy it!
Average
10 Q
Ash_the_great
Aug 04 04
1140 plays
17 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 Q
snm
Feb 01 03
354 plays
18 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 Q
SuperRo
Jul 11 02
1761 plays
19 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 Q
sultana
Jan 28 03
705 plays
20 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!
Average
10 Q
cheergal993
Oct 11 04
270 plays
This is category 6822
Last Updated Oct 17 14 10:02 PM

Some sample questions from this category:

* Which of the following is an example of a preparatory movement?
* In which ballet position do the feet NOT touch each other?
* What French ballet term means 'in front'?
* Which of the following is a body position?
* Which of the following steps is executed WITHOUT either foot completely leaving the ground?


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