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Ballet, literally meaning ‘dance’ from the Latin word ‘ballare,’ interprets music and expresses emotion through a variety of accepted, highly technical movements. The birth of ballet occurred during the Italian Renaissance courts in the 15th century, and developed in the French courts in the 16th century. In the 17th and 18th centuries, ballet became highly popularized by French King Louis XIV (1643-1715), whose nickname “The Sun King” originated from a role he performed in a ballet. During Louis XIV’s rule, ballet became more technical, with the five positions of the feet categorized by French choreographer Pierre Beauchamp. Additionally, ballets began to incorporate story lines expressed through choreography, notably seen in French playwright Moliere’s Comedie-Ballet. Ballet encompasses three major genres developed sequentially: classical ballet, neoclassical ballet, and contemporary ballet. The most formal of the styles, classical ballet strictly adheres to ballet technique, ...

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