Let’s Practice the Developpé

Hi!  Welcome back to my blog.

 

Today, we’re going to learn about a ballet step called “developpé”.

 

A  developpé is a movement in which the working leg is drawn up to the knee of the supporting leg and from there smoothly out to a position in the air.

 

Here is a picture of a dancer completing a developpé into second position. 

 

Of course, a person (or mouse) would have to be pretty strong to get her leg that high!

 

I found a video that shows how to do this step.

 

These girls are doing a developpé to second position and to the arabesque position.  Did you recognize the positions?

 

Here is a picture for you to color:

 

Ask your mom or dad to print out the picture for you.  I know you remembered to say “please” and “thank  you”. 

 

Please come back next week.  We’ll talk about some more ballet steps.

 

See you soon.

 

 

xoxoxo,

MilliMouse

 

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