• Jacklyn Dougherty

Ballet Retire Derriere

Retire derriere [ ruh-tee-RAY deh-RYEHR], Withdrawn in back. Dancer’s thigh is raised to the second position en l’air with the knee bent so that the pointed toe is placed behind the supporting knee.


Retire derriere [ ruh-tee-RAY deh-RYEHR], Withdrawn in back. Dancer’s thigh is raised to the second position en l’air with the knee bent so that the pointed toe is placed behind the supporting knee.
Photo Credit Jacklyn Dougherty

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