Rond

Ballet Term Definition

How to say & pronounce Rond:

rawn

What does Rond translate to?

Round

Rond is a ballet term meaning “round” or “circular.”  It is often seen at the beginning of other steps and simply describes their circular or rounding movement.

For example, at the barre, it is very common for a dancer to perform a series of rond de jambes en l’air as an exercise.


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