Martha Graham, a legendary dancer and choreographer once said that dance is the hidden language of the soul which says everything about the fact that dance is a nonverbal communication and is an exact portrayal of our inner feelings. The list is endless when it comes to jotting down the types of dance. Jazz, Hip-Hop, Ballet, Contemporary, Tap, Modern, Flamenco, Street Dance are just a handful of the total many genres of dance. Although the types of dances differ but they have the same meaning that transcends cultural boundaries, race, language, and religion. Ballet is a form of dance that traces its roots to Italy in the fifteenth century, and was later adopted and revamped by France and Russia. Before the concept of the proscenium stage, Ballet was shown in the form of concert dance, which basically refers to theater with audiences seated on three sides of the stage, as opposed to proscenium stage where the audience sits directly in the front.
The word Ballet has its derivation from French, Italian, Latin and Greek words which basically mean "to dance". Some of the legendary Ballet dancers who have left a mark with their unmatchable skills and an unfaltering attitude are; Dai Ailian, Alicia Alonso, Judith Jamison, Agnes de Mille, Anna Pavlova, Christopher Walken, Mikhail Baryshnikov and George Balanchine. Buying Ballet tickets will take you on a journey into the heart-touching and soulful performance, so get on your feet and do not let the opportunity pass you by. Grab your Ballet 2015 tickets asap.
A Ballet revolves around a certain theme or a story line where Ballet dancers often resort to mime and acting to convey the entire concept. However, there is more to it as a Ballet performance is incomplete without the inclusion of certain aspects; choreography, music (it could either be orchestral or vocal), poised style of dance, perfect execution of technique, and acrobatic movements. Hence, it is no wonder that mastering Ballet dance requires agility, flexibility, perseverance and years of practice. Another important aspect of Ballet is the Pointe work, which implies the pointing of the tip of the shoes.
Ballet comprises of a variety of genres, Romantic Ballet or Ballet Blanc being the initial form, which refers to a romantic style of ballet and takes its inspiration from Roman art and literature. Over the years, it has evolved a great deal and have opened doors for other forms of Ballet such as; Ballet d’action, Classical ballet, Neoclassical ballet, Contemporary ballet, and Romantic Ballet. The Nutcracker, Coppelia, Giselle, Don Quixote, The Firebird, The Sleeping Beauty, Swan Lake, La Sacre du Printemps, Romeo and Juliet, Le Corsaire are a few Ballet productions that transformed the scenario of the ballet dance and pushed it to new heights for an immaculate execution of choreography and skills. Do not miss a chance of getting cheap Ballet tickets as Ballets are not only considered as a source of entertainment but are also therapeutic as they touch millions with their heart-wrenching storyline and soothing music.