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Yes and no. Ballet is a form of art. However, typically when a class is titled ballet it is the art on flat. Pointe is the art wearing pointe shoes, which are shoes that enable the dancer to dance on the very top of her toes.

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Its still ballet. You call it the same thing. Pointe is in the hard shore


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