A Brief History of Ballet, Pt. 1

Ballet à la Cour de Suède, circa 17th century. Public domain, via New York Public Library Jerome Robbins Dance Division

For a long time, there was no formalized dance in western culture. Eventually, court performers in Europe were asked to also teach their audiences how to dance, blending the worlds of performance and social dancing, and creating a new art form.

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