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**Ballet Terms - 3**

Ballet 3 Vocabulary

Arabesque one of the basic poses in ballet. The name arabesque comes from poses on Moorish ornaments
Attitude a pose in ballet taken from the “Statue of Mercury” put into ballet by Carlo Blasis
Battu beaten
De Côté sideways
Écarté separated, thrown wide apart
Effacé shaded
Emboîté boxed
En Arrière traveling backward
En Avant traveling forward
En Cloche like a bell
En Croix in the shape of a cross
En Face face to face
En Manège (enchaînements) a series of steps executed in a circle
En Manège (turns) turns executed in a circle, generally the circumference of the studio or stage
Entrechat Royale (also Changement Battu) a beaten change
Épaulement shouldering
Failli giving way
Fermé closed
Ouvert opened
Pas de Basque step of the Basque
Pas de Cheval step of the horse
Petit Jeté Dessous small jeté under
Petit Jeté Dessus small jeté over
Pirouette whirl or spin
Sissonne this step is named after the man who created this specific movement
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