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Romantic and Classical Balletfamous peopleballets
Composed Giselle and Pas de Quarte
Starred in Chachucha, Taglioni rival
Starred in La Sylphide and Pas de quatreThe embodiment of the spirit of Romantic Ballet
Composer that represented the past, main composer for Louis XIV
Father of famous dancer, created pointe shoes
Composed La Fille mal Gardee
ballet composed in 1581first ballet composed in Europe
More than 2 acts and usually nationalistic
Starred Taglionistory of a man tricked by a witch to but scarf around magical sylph that kills her
A Spanish DanceFanny Elssler starred in
Composed Giselle
ballet produced in 1789
Created Corps De Balletmade back dancers as important as main ones
Where Classical Ballet was formed?Main Ballet Theater in Russia founded by Lande
Adagio, Male Variation, Femal Variation, FinaleFound in Classical Ballets of the 19th century
Romantic and Classical Balletfamous peopleballets
Plotless ballet that starred Taglioni, Cerrito, Grisi, and GrahnPerformed at Majesty's theater and showed off the four dancers talents
wrote The code of Terpsichore and the elementar treatise....
Began by the production of Robert le DiableAbout supernatural ideas that defied reality
The second act of classical balletThis act was usually dream like
Radical composer the represented the future
ballet told stories through gesturesJean Noverre main composer
ballet set to a certain piece of musiccomposers Lully and Rameau
Grand Russian teacher of 20 century dancers
Created Royal Danish Ballet
Starred Carlotta GrisiStory of love triangle between a girl that falls in love with a prince but is engaged, she dies of grief when she discovers he is married.
Classical Ballots composed by Petipa
Composed most famous classical balletsWas born in France but became famous in Russia
Russian who composed the Nutcracker and Swan Lake
ballet about ordinary ppl with a strong femal character
journalist that riduculed male dancersoften wrote scenerios on ballets like Giselle

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