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Adage Adagio Ballet

Adage, Adagio [French: a-DAHZH). Adage is a French word derived teachers stalada ge ghe Preach gapeaten, leis Americans prefer

the original Italian. In dancing it has two meanings: (1) A series of exercises following the centre practice, consisting of a succession of slow and graceful movements which may be simple or of the most complex character, performed with fluidity and apparent ease. These exercises develop a sustaining power, sense of line, balance and the beautiful poise.

which enables the dancer to perform with majesty and


The principal steps of adagio are pliés, développés, grand Key fouetté en tournant, dégagés, grand rond de jambe, rond de jambe en StepS l'air, coupés, battements tendus, attitudes arabesques, preparations for pirouettes and.all types of pirouettes.

(2) The opening section of the

classical pas de deux, in which the ballerina, assisted by her male partner, performs the slow movements and enlèvements in which the danseur lifts, supports or carries the danseuse. The danseuse thus supported exhibits her grace, line and pertect balance while executing developpés, pirouettes, arabesques and so on, and achieves combinations of steps and poses which would be impossible without the aid of her partner.


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