pas de trois


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pas de trois

 (trwä)
n. pl. pas de trois
A dance for three.

[French : pas, step + de, of, for + trois, three.]

pas de trois

(ˌpɑ də ˈtrwɑ)

n., pl. pas de trois (ˈtrwɑ, ˈtrwɑz)
a dance for three dancers.
[1755–65; < French: literally, step for three]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pas de trois - (ballet) a dance for three people
dancing, terpsichore, dance, saltation - taking a series of rhythmical steps (and movements) in time to music
ballet, concert dance - a theatrical representation of a story that is performed to music by trained dancers
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Whatever the role, from the Swan Lake pas de trois to Alexei Ratmansky's Seven Sonatas to the title role in Balanchine's Prodigal Son, he dances like a star.
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In the pas de trois (a peasant dance for a trio to show off both lyricism and bravura), Korean guest artist Heewon Cho stood out for her precision, speed and her lush use of the long limbs.
So begins a skillfully choreographed pas de trois that ends with a wow of a double-twisted finale.
The ballet reaches a fever pitch of anguish in an exquisite pas de trois in which Beauty dreams of dancing with her prince while the Beast watches in despair.
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Le celebre choregraphe, Jean Claude Gallotta, presente ce pas de trois, il en a moins retenu l'argument (Chloe, epouse du jeune berger Daphnis, enlevee par des pirates est ramenee a lui par un miracle du Dieu Pan) qu'il a travaille le mouvement, saisi l'energie, la douceur, la violence de la joute amoureuse.
The Pas de Trois and famous dance of the cygnets proved as transfixing as the set piece duets between the lovers.
Also on stage dancing pas de deux and pas de trois from ballet as diverse as Coppelia, The Sleeping Beauty, Pineapple Poll, Paquita and Diana and Acteon, will be BRB dancers including Nao Sakuma, Chi Cao, Ambra Vallo, Michael O'Hare, Jamie Bond and Jenna Roberts.
The Jardin Animee, the girls' pas de trois, is the very best work of Petipa,'' she says of the dance of the odalisques.