Informative Speech On Ballet

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Hello. Today, I like to talk about styles of ballet. Ballet is a type of performance dance. It is high technical dance with its own technical term based on French. Ballet became foundation of many other dance genres. Ballet dancer requires years and years of training to be professional. It's choreographed and performed by trained dancers, and dancers are wearing splendid costumes and dancing on a adorned stage with lighting, banner, and scenery. The word "ballet'' entered English usage from French around 1630 which means "to dance". There are couple of styles in ballet, and today, I like to introduce classical, Romantic, and contemporary. First of all, I like to introduce classical ballet which is a traditional, formal style of ballet with…show more content…
Most of the movements requires the turnout of the legs which is the very basic rule of ballet. Ballet first started in Italian Renaissance court and was performed by amateurs. In the 16th century,Catherine de' Medici brought it to France, and the techniques are highly evolved and became a profession in rhe 17th century. The first ballet school, the Academie Royale de Danse, was founded by King Louis 14th in 1661 to improve the quality of training in France and to develop technique and curriculum which will turn ballet to refined practice. In 1672, the Academie Royale de Musique de Dance known as Paris Opera established by King Louis 14th. Pierre Beauchamp, the head dancing-master, improved ballet technique by inventing the five position of ballet which remained as the foundation of ballet until today. During the lesson, females are wearing light pink or flesh colored tights and leotard, and ,ales are wearing dark colored tights and close-fitting shirt. Some students are wearing unitard, a wear which consists of tights and leotard to see their outline. All dancers wear soft shoes called flats. Most of the female dancers wear pink or beige shoes and male dancer wear black or white shoes. Female students will start to wear pointe when their ankles became strong enough, but males

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