Ballotté

Ballet Term Definition

How to say & pronounce Ballotté:

ba-law-TAY

What does Ballotté translate to?

tossed

A ballotté in ballet is a step in classical ballet that consists of coupé dessous performed in sequence with a rocking, swinging movement.  This step may be performed with straight knees at 45 degrees or with développés at 90 degrees.


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