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Yes, there are many male Ballet ballet dancers; such a Mikhail Baryshnikov.

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How did ballet exists?

Ballet exists because of the french court Men only did Ballet they even dressed up as women!

Why did men first do ballet?

For just the same reason as women.

Who did ballet?

lots of people did ballet men boys women and girls of all ages but you had to be strong to be a ballerina !

Did ballet originate from men?

Yes. Women were not "allowed" to perform on stage

What kind people performs ballet?

Anyone can really. Men and Women around the world take on the difficult art of ballet

What do you call ballet tights?

Ballet tights are called 'ballet tights' or 'dance tights'. Ballet tights for women are thinner than those designed for men since they are worn under leotards.

Did Degas enjoy painting men or women?

His most common subject was ballet dancers.

Who performed ballet?

the people who do ballet perform it.

Why were men exluded from ballet at one point?

They weren't. It was women who were excluded. Men played the female parts during this time.

Why is ballet important to France?

Ballet originated in France in the 1600's as a classical movement of the body made to entertain the King of the time. Originally, men danced on pointe as well as women but then it got too hard for men to dance in and everyone agreed it didn't suit a man's build. By the 1800's, ballet dances that are still performed today had been choreographed making ballet very popular and entertaining.

Why did they make ballet?

ballet was not made but created for pleasure and to give women or men who do it elegance and grace . it is also a form of exercise and can help your balance and posture

Did men or women perform in Shakespeare's plays?

men performed in Shakespeare's plays not women because men thought women weren't good enough

Why is ballet so famous?

Because it is so beautiful to see men and women have such a strong form and they are so graceful. If you did ballet then you would know why it is so famous.

Is ballet performed competitively socially or for any specific purposes?

No ballet is performed for art's sake

What kind of dance style is seen or performed in ballet?


What is a a ballet dance performed by one person called?


Who performed plays in Shakespeare's time?

The plays were performed by actors, which is to say by men, not women.

Where is the specific location of where the ballet dance is performed?

It is most common to have a ballet dance performed in a professional theatre.

Which ballet company first performed the ballet pictures at an exhibition?

in 1869

How do you spell balley?

The word is spelled ballet. The ballet dancer performed wonderfully.

What do opera and ballet have in common?

They are performed to music.

What famous ballet is performed at Christmas?

The Nutcracker

What was the first Christmas ballet performed?


How many women were in Shakespeare's plays?

All women were played by men so no real women actually performed on Shakespeare's plays.

Who performed in globe theater?

Actors performed in the globe theater, men played women parts as well as it was considered un-lady like for women to act.