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The funny thing is that the term "ballerina" refers to a PRINCIPAL dancer in a ballet company, not any girl who takes ballet. But now the term seems to apply to any little lady in the craft. But... the real official term (though little-known) is "danseuse."

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Q: What is a female ballet dancer called?
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What is a female dancer called?

A female Ballet dancer is called a ballerina. She is a beautiful, graceful, hardworking girl.A dancer, a ballet dancer, a danseuse or a ballerina (an all-purpose compliment for every girl who dances).

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The leading female ballet dancer in a company is usually named the prima ballerina, or something similar.

What is a ballerina?

A ballerina is a dancer that performs all of the beautiful moves of ballet.

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The main female ballet dancer is known as the prima ballerina who is the leading woman dancer in a ballet company.

Who is the first female black ballet dancer?

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Who is the first black ballet dancer?

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