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Precursors to ballet began in Renaissance Italy, and were further developed in France in the 1500s.

History of ballet - Wikipedia


Ballet is a formalized form of dance with its origins in the Italian Renaissance courts of the 15th and 16th centuries. Ballet spread from Italy to France with the ...

History of Ballet | Ballet and Dance History | Atlanta Ballet


See a brief history of ballet and dance. Learn about the beginnings of ballet, its development, and how ballet was brought to America.

A Brief History of Ballet - Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre


A Brief History of Ballet. Origins. King Louis XIV in Ballet de la nuit, 1653. Source: Wikipedia. Ballet originated in the Italian Renaissance courts of the 15th ...

HISTORY OF BALLET | - Sas School of Dance


King Louis XIVBallet was invented in 1459 in Italy for a royal wedding. At the banquet, the performers did dances representing the dishes being served.

The History of Ballet - Pennsylvania Ballet


The History of Ballet. Louis XIV, King of France. The story of ballet began five hundred years ago in Italy during the Renaissance. In those days the Italian nobles ...

ballet | dance | Britannica.com


Jan 22, 2015 ... The academic technique itself is also known as ballet. This article surveys the history of ballet. Moscow Grand Ballet performing Swan Lake in ...

History of Ballet - Origin and Evolution - Dance Facts and History


Ballet is a formal dance technique combined with costumes, scenery, and music. At first its roll was a virtually component of the opera. In a time, it was formalized ...

Ballet, Its Origins and History - Dance Advantage


Sep 22, 2009 ... When it comes to the origins and over-500-year history of ballet, there are plenty of resources that have it covered. I'm going to direct you to ...

Ballet - New World Encyclopedia


A History of Ballet and Dance in the Western World. New York: Praeger Publishers, 1976. ISBN 0-275-53740-4; The Bournonville School: The DVD, The Dance ...