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Ballet History

What does the word Ballet mean? The Italian word balleto meaning "little dance"
When and where did ballet begin? In Italy during the Renaissance
Who, when and where did Ballet move to? Catherine de Medici in the 16th century moved ballet to France.
What did King Louis the XIV do and when? Refined Ballet in the 17th century
What did Louis create and when? The Royal Academy of Dance in 1661
Who created the 5 positions of feet and arms? Pierre Beauchamps
What is the oldest ballet company and when was it created? The Paris Opera Ballet in 1669
What another country played a role in the development of ballet Russia