If this were a Broadway show, his imperious grace would assume first position on the corner, maybe a pas de bourree
couru through the cross walk, ending with a Grand Jete front of an American flag composed entirely of neon lights.
We were getting ready to do tombe, pas de bourree
, russian, and my costume snapped
Or as principal dancer Susan Jaffe explains: ``We do (the preparation steps) tombe, pas de bourree
, glissade, assemble and then he puts his arm on my hip.
Practice doing tombe pas de bourree
pique and then staying there.
I was doing it in hip hop, but I wasn't calling it a pas de bourree
When teaching ballet to small children you have to break down even the simplest movements, like assemble and pas de bourree
, into even smaller digestible pieces.
Transition steps, like a glissade or pas de bourree
, are often as important as pirouettes.
Among the crowd pleasers was the "Schnoffler Tanz," a solo in which Valerie Robin or Hamilton seemed blown by the wind as they skimmed across the stage in swift pas de bourree
The tombe pas de bourree
and the takeoff before the leap really are the dancing.
Everything in Ondine's choreography tells us she is a water creature: the swift rivulets of her pas de bourree
, the darting movements of the shoulders and torso, the wonderful aquatic port de bras Ashton invented and carefully defined even to the fingertips.
I do pas de bourree
with them so they learn structure.