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A male Ballet dancer dances the roles of men and also dances solo.

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What do you call a main male ballet dancer in a production?

The lead male role in a production would be called the Principal role. The dancer does not have to be of a "principal" rank in the company to do this role. It depends on the casting of the director or choreographer of the show.


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A male may do ballet if he is interested in learning a beautiful art. If a gut does ballet or dance it does not mean he is gay. Dance and ballet can be alot of fun, even to a male.


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Can ballet be performed by men and women?

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What role did king Louis 14th take in ballet?

He set up a ballet school in France and also danced the leading role in some of his ballet schools productions.


Do male ballet dancers have to wear tights to perform?

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Do male ballet dancers go on point?

I think that male ballet dancers CAN go on point. I know that females can. So why not men?


What is the opposite gender of ballerina?

A male ballet dancer.


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Who is the famous ballet male dancer who died of AIDS?

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Who performers ballet?

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What are some of the stages of male and female growth in ballet?

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A famous male that wears tights?

Mikhail Baryshniko, a male ballet dancer wears tights.


Is it true that all ballet dancers are womens?

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What is the name for a male ballet dancer?

A danseur or a ballerino and NOT a ballerina because that is the feminine form of ballet dancer


Male ballet dancer?

Mikhail Baryshnikov


What are male ballet dancers called?

"Danseurs, Ballerino or just... male ballet dancers. Some just call them heroes, pioneers... or very, very brave for what they do."


We have ballerina but what is a male ballet dancer called?

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What is a male ballerina called?

Because you said "Ballerina" that means the top ballet dancer in a company. There can only be one Ballerina in a company. The male counterpart would be called a Danseur Nobel. Other male dancers would be called Danseurs, or by their rank such as Principal, Soloist or Corps de ballet or just ballet dancer. The same goes for the other women in the company. They would be just called ballet dancers or by their rank. Never a Ballerina.


Who performed the title role of the ballet Giselle?

Well it depends on what company you are asking about. But if it is the Royal Ballet then its Gelsey Kirkland.


What do male ballet dancers wear?

while there in school they will traditionally wear black pants and white shirt and ballet shoes


Who was the first male black ballet dancer?

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