Classical Ballet: Who Gets to Dance?

In classical ballet, which position of the feet can be described as "heels together, and toes facing outward to either side?"

  • First
  • Second
  • Third
  • Eighth

51% of players knew the correct answer: First

There are five basic positions for the feet in classical ballet. The first has heels together with feet pointed out, while the second is very similar but with the heels apart at the distance of the hips.


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Question of the Day: Classical Ballet: Who Gets to Dance?
Classical ballet began in Europe, but now people around the world participate. Join Murray and Tamika in this Flashcast as they discuss the evolution of classical ballet and the historic rise of Misty Copeland, Principal Dancer of the American Ballet Theatre.

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