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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 22 quizzes and 230 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)
Jan 24 02
1041 plays
Nine Ladies Dancing

All you need to do is match the character to the ballet.
Tough (10 qns)
Aug 22 16
189 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)
Feb 23 12
231 plays
The Nutcracker

An indispensable Christmas classic, and a show children might like and remember from their compulsory theatre visits.
Tough (10 qns)
Dec 28 14
222 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)
Jul 26 11
300 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)
Jan 28 09
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)
Sep 03 13
207 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)
Jul 11 02
1542 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)
Aug 17 03
675 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)
Aug 22 07
1299 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)
Jan 10 02
531 plays
Ballet - General

All about ballet, a wide range of questions about dancers, companies, ballets and choreographers.
Tough (10 qns)
Aug 24 07
891 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)
Jun 06 07
1299 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)
Jan 19 03
480 plays
Ballet Terms: Literal Translations

Just a quiz on basic steps in ballet. The answer is the literal translation from French to English.
Tough (10 qns)
Sep 07 12
282 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)
Aug 19 00
4008 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)
Jul 11 02
1818 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)
Dec 11 12
237 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)
Aug 04 04
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)
Feb 01 03
369 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)
Jan 28 03
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)
Oct 11 04
294 plays
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