The History of Ballet

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Ballet When dance appeared as a popular, and common, form of entertainment in the late fifteenth and sixteenth centuries performances included mixtures of acrobatics, speech and song. The performances were created on a large scale for those of royalty and on a smaller scale for the more common people. The entertainment in the court often held that of a political agenda. These dances were used to show off the court' magnificent appearance and were written …

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…Dance Masters began to question the restrictions that had been placed on their art. This, in turn, triggered off a set of a reaction of bigger, better, and newer Ballets, this evolution created the Ballet we are now familiar with. Women in short, fluffy skirts an elegant pastels, and men leaping higher than NBA professionals had to start somewhere, little did we know it began more than six centuries before many of us were born.