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Ballet Grand Pas De Chat Term

How to Ballet Grand Pas De Chat


Pas de chat, grand [ grahnpah duh shah]. Done from fifth to fifth and travels obliquely forward. Fifth position right foot back. Raise the right toe in retire to the side of the left knee and demi-plie on the left leg, spring upward, to the side on the right foot in a diagonal direction, bringing the left toe to the side of the right knee. The landing is made almost simultaneously, first the right foot lands in demi-plie, followed by the left foot, which closes in the fifth position front, bending the knee. Check out our complete ballet vocabulary page. May you reach your center stage. Much Love, Jacklyn Dougherty

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