Emboîté

Ballet Term Definition

How to say & pronounce Emboîté:

ahn-bwah-TAY

What does Emboîté translate to?

fitted together or "boxed"

Emboîté is a classical ballet term meaning “fitted together.”

An emboîté is a type of jeté where the dancer moves and alternates their legs in a bent position, springing from the floor into front attitudes.  This step is best shown with a photo or video demonstration which we will have for your soon!


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