• Jacklyn Dougherty

Ballet Term Sous Sus and Sus Sous


Jacklyn Dougherty Sous-sus [ soo-SEW ]. Under-over. A term of the Cecchetti method.  Sus-sous [sein-SOO]. Over-under. A term of the French and Russian Schools.  Sous- sus is a releve in the fifth position performed sur place or traveled forward, backward or to the side. The dancer springs onto the points or demi-pointes, drawing the feet and legs tightly together.   Check out our ballet glossary to learn more ballet terms.  May you reach your center stage.  Much Love
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Sous-sus [ soo-SEW ]. Under-over. A term of the Cecchetti method.

Sus-sous [sein-SOO]. Over-under. A term of the French and Russian Schools.

Sous- sus is a releve in the fifth position performed sur place or traveled forward, backward or to the side. The dancer springs onto the points or demi-pointes, drawing the feet and legs tightly together. Check out our ballet glossary to learn more ballet terms. May you reach your center stage. Much Love



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