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#196 Victoria Leigh

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Posted 05 March 2012 - 12:25 PM

xoxo, although the title just says Ballet Question Game, if you read back through it you fill find that the questions are all about history of ballet! Other kinds of questions go on other forums, such as the Buddy Board for questions like the one you asked, above. You are not yet eligible for the Buddy Board, but when you have been here long enough, and have enough posts, you will see your member status change from New Member to Member. At that time, you may request admittance to the Buddy Board. :)

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Posted 05 March 2012 - 01:07 PM

Ms Leigh, perhaps the title should be edited to say "Ballet History Question Game"?

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Posted 05 March 2012 - 01:11 PM

Or, new posters can take a few minutes to read!!!!!! :thumbsup: It's a good habit to get into, because as a dancer, you will be placed into situations where "getting your sea legs" is an important thing. Before wading into water, take a moment to check the depth. :thumbsup:

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Posted 12 March 2012 - 09:14 AM

We need a new question. Anyone?

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Posted 12 March 2012 - 03:02 PM

What ballet school has a bridge connecting it to it's company's theatre?

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Posted 12 March 2012 - 03:12 PM

The Royal Ballet School in England. The bridge is called the Bridge of Aspiration, I think.

What was the first spectacle that is regarded as the first "ballet" called?

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Posted 27 April 2012 - 09:35 AM

I'm answering my own question, since it's been more than a month, and posting another:

What was the first spectacle that is regarded as the first "ballet" called?


It was called Ballet Comique de la Reine.


Who invented the leotard?

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Posted 29 April 2012 - 07:02 PM

The leotard was invented by Jules Leotard.

Who was the original choreographer of Swan Lake?
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Posted 29 April 2012 - 08:14 PM

Julius Reisinger.

Which ballet did Anna Pavlova see as a child that made her want to be a ballerina?

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Posted 29 April 2012 - 11:39 PM

Sleeping Beauty, on her ninth birthday.

How many ballets did Beethoven write?

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Posted 03 May 2012 - 07:46 AM

Beethoven wrote 2 ballets
The Ritterballett first performed on March 6th 1791 and the more familiar The Creatures of Prometheus.



Is the Main Character in the Ballet "The lilttle Humpbacked Horse"

Male or Female?

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Posted 03 May 2012 - 07:28 PM

Male.

In what year did Marie Taglioni first go up on pointe on stage, and in which ballet was it?

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Posted 03 May 2012 - 08:23 PM

ascballerina your answer is incorrect the main character is female.

1832 La Sylphide.

Name the different lengths of tutu's though the years.

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Posted 03 May 2012 - 09:05 PM

Whoa, Wait a ,minute, Blackswan. The main character is not necessarily the title character. The main character in The Little Hump-Backed Horse is Ivanushka. The show is about what happens to him. The principal female characters are both (The Little Horse and the Tsar-Maiden) both kind of flat characters. The show spends a lot of time developing his character and backstory, while the ballerina parts, even though they get the variations, are just kind of mobile manikins.
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Posted 03 May 2012 - 10:44 PM

That's what I thought, Mr Johnson. Thank you!

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