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There are several names for male dancers. Ballerino, Premier Danseur or just a male dancer.

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What is a ballerina?

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


A female ballet dancer what is 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).


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).


What is the name of the leading female dancer in ballet called?

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


What do you call a main female ballet performer?

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


What is the masculine of ballerina?

The term "danseur" is a French term meaning "male ballet dancer." Just as "danseuse" is the female equivalent. And the term "ballerina" actually is an Italian phrase for the PRINCIPAL female ballet dancer. But it has since been used by now to label ANY female taking ballet. Still, just as "ballerina" is a female ballet dancer--"ballerino" is the male equivalent in Italian.


What do you call a female dancer in a ballet?

A ballerina.The term "ballerina" refers to a PRINCIPAL dancer in a ballet company, not any girl who takes ballet. Although now the term seems to apply to any little lady in the craft. The real term (though little-known) for a female dancer other than the principal dancer is "danseuse."--A MALE Ballet Dancer, Dane Youssef


Who is the 1st female ballerina to dance on pointe?

Mid-18th century dancer Marie Camargo of the Paris Opera Ballet.


What is the difference between male and female ballet moves?

If you are a ballerina (girl dancer) you can dance en pinte when you are strong enough. If you are a male ballet dancer you do alot more jumps and you lift the ballerinas (female dancers) up. Hope I helped!


What is a female ballet dancer called?

BallerinaThe 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."


What do you call a female dancer in spanish?

Ballerina


When were pointe shoes first used?

The year was 1832. The ballerina was Marie Taglioni. The ballet was "La Sylphide." It was the first time a female ballerina danced an entire ballet on pointe. (Note: There may have been others before her, but this is the first recorded experience on a dancer performing on pointe for an entire ballet).

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