What is character dance and why and how is it used in classical ballet? Find out the answers to these questions with Ballet Master Steven Woodgate and Academy Instructors Cheryne Busch and Beth Everitt. Houston Ballet Professional Program students also demonstrate the different styles used in Coppélia and The Merry Widow.

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