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Ballet Dictionary
Definitions and pronunciations of technical dance terms, browsable by first letter.
http://www.balletdictionary.com/

Ballet Dictionary - American Ballet Theater
170 terms from the book "Technical Manual and Dictionary of Classical Ballet," Dover Publications.
http://www.abt.org/education/dictionary/index.html

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

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.
http://www.shomler.com/dance/

Classical Ballet Beginning to Advanced
Online text of 8 levels of ballet syllabi beginning at age 6.
http://www.bellaonline.com/subjects/8478.asp

Dance Photography Project
Photographer Louis Guillaume's website including over 70 ballet photos of professional dancers. Most are taken during rehearsals.
http://www.thedancephotographyproject.com/

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.
http://gottfriedhelnwein.homestead.com/kresnik.html

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.
http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art39545.asp

The Ballet Book Workbook series
Gives teachers and students supplemental materials to reinforce classroom work as students learn ballet.
http://www.theballetbook.com/

The Perfect Pointe - Articles
Pointe shoes including history, darning and shoe anatomy.
http://www.the-perfect-pointe.com/Articles.html

The Physics of Dance
Article pertaining to balancing during pirouettes, jumps, and basic physics vocabulary.
http://web.hep.uiuc.edu/home/g-gollin/dance/dance_physics.html

WebMuseum: Degas, Edgar: Ballet dancers
Online gallery showcasing many of Degas' ballet paintings. Also includes a brief description of art during the period.
http://www.ibiblio.org/wm/paint/auth/degas/ballet/