Face, en

Ballet Term Definition

How to say & pronounce Face, en:

ahn fahss

What does Face, en translate to?

Facing

En face is a classical ballet term describing the direction a dancer is facing and is one of the directions of the body.  En face means the dancer is facing directly towards the audience.

An easy way to remember en face is to think that you’re looking at the audience “face to face”, and if you’re looking directly straight at someone you’re facing them!


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