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Sylvie Guillem

Sylvie Guillem, one of the greatest dancers of our era, was born in Paris, on February 25, 1965. As her mother was a gymnastics teacher she was trained in gymnastics from a young age until she decided to follow ballet at the age of 11. At the age of 16 she joined the corps de… Continue reading Sylvie Guillem

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Ballet History

Ballet is a performance dance that originated in Italy the 15th century and then was developed into a concert dance in France. This is the reason why ballet terminology is in French. The term Ballet comes from the Italian word Ballare which means dance. Ballet slowly evolved into a demanding dance type with highly demanding… Continue reading Ballet History