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Today we’re going to learn about the ballet step, changement.
The word “changement” meand a “change of the feet”.
Vance’s Fantastic Ballet Dictionary defines the changement this way,
“A jump, straight up, starting from fifth position with one foot in front and landing in fifth position with the other foot in front.”
Below is a picture of a dancer doing a changement:
Maybe this video will make the step more understandable. Click on the link to see the video:
Now you try it. Don’t step on your toes!
I’m going to go practice the changement. When I’m finished, I’m going to color the picture below.
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I hope you’ll come back next week when we will learn a new ballet step.
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