• Jacklyn Dougherty

Temps Grand Ballet Term


Jacklyn Dougherty Temps lie, grand [ grahn tahn lyay]. Big connected movement. Grand temps lie is done raising the legs 90 degrees. Fifth position R foot front, facing croise. Demi-plie on the L leg and developpe the R leg to croise devant, raising the arms from bras bas to the gateway. Pique on the R demi-pointe en attitude croisee en Pair. Coupe dessous on the L foot, bringing the R foot to retire devant, body en face, and lowering the L arm down in front of the diaphragm. Developpe the R leg to the second position, opening the L arm to the second position. Step on the R demi-pointe, raising the L leg into the second position en Pair. Demi-plie on the R leg and bring the L foot to retire devant, or close the L foot to the fifth position croise and demi-plie, lowering the arms to bras bas. Repeat the movement to the other side. Grand temps lie may also be done en arriere.
Jacklyn Dougherty

Temps lie, grand [ grahn tahn lyay]. Big connected movement.

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