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Ballet Dictionary
Definitions and pronunciations of technical dance terms, browsable by first letter.

Ballet Dictionary - American Ballet Theater
170 terms from the book "Technical Manual and Dictionary of Classical Ballet," Dover Publications.

Ballet Is Fun CD-Rom
Interactive ballet CD including over 325 dance steps, barre and center technique, all performed by professional ballet dancers.

Bob Shomler's Ballet and Dance Photo Gallery
Includes over 700 clear, color ballet photographs from famous ballets such as Swan Lake, The Nutcracker, Giselle, and Coppelia.

Classical Ballet Beginning to Advanced
Online text of 8 levels of ballet syllabi beginning at age 6.

Dance Photography Project
Photographer Louis Guillaume's website including over 70 ballet photos of professional dancers. Most are taken during rehearsals.

Gottfried Helnwein and Hans Kresnik
Documentation of the collaboration between choreographer Hans Kresnik and his German dance company, and artist Gottfried Helnwein, including Macbeth, Oedipus, Pasolini, Marat and Sade.

How to Construct a Tutu - Historical and Modern Perspective
Reference article including directions to construct a tutu modeled on the long style of the 19th century, and the varying lengths of later trends.

The Ballet Book Workbook series
Gives teachers and students supplemental materials to reinforce classroom work as students learn ballet.

The Perfect Pointe - Articles
Pointe shoes including history, darning and shoe anatomy.

The Physics of Dance
Article pertaining to balancing during pirouettes, jumps, and basic physics vocabulary.

WebMuseum: Degas, Edgar: Ballet dancers
Online gallery showcasing many of Degas' ballet paintings. Also includes a brief description of art during the period.