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en pointe

; sur les pointes foot fully plantarflexed at ankle with full body weight taken through apex of hallux, and first/second metatarsals
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Despite the risks inherent in pointe work, physical fitness is not one of the primary criteria used by dance schools to determine pointe readiness.
The new director-choreographer plans to bring back pointe work, and has two creations scheduled for the season.
However, these studies do not address whether dance shoes, specifically pointe work, place the dancer at an increased risk compared to the general shoe-wearing population.
House of Suarez is looking for strong male and female dancers with a background in classical, contemporary, neo-classical and ballet including pointe work and pas de deux, and a minimum of three years' professional training.
This is a real feast for the eyes and features some very difficult pointe work, and while the principal dancers Nao Sakuma and Chi Cao failed to enthrall me, there were some wonderful solos from dancers Carol-Anne Millar and Jenna Roberts.
Not only a feast for the eyes, with Kate Ford's sumptuous designs and lavish costumes, but also a showcase for outstanding ballet technique packed with pirouettes, pointe work and arabesques - Willis shines once again.
During the dream scene, Elizabeth Miner was a sparkling vision of a darting Cupid whose rapid beats and pointe work personified a heart aflutter, while Muriel Maffre epitomized the ethereal nature of love.
The surgeries on the back of her feet may have dulled the pointe work.
Instead, we work on coordination, on presenting the foot, on typically French footwork and pointe work.
The book is unique in the field, representing a comprehensive exposition and guide to pointe--pointe shoes, pointe work, pointe-related injuries.
Things perk up considerably with the arrival of the swans - a never-ending corps de ballet in snowy white which strikes a series of pleasing tableaux and shows off some deft pointe work.