Here’s your Monday Moves!
Temps levé - a hop on one foot with the other raised in any position, in this case arabesque.
Photo Bill Cooper, 2011 with Northern Ballet dancers in Giselle.

Here’s your Monday Moves!

Temps levé - a hop on one foot with the other raised in any position, in this case arabesque.

Photo Bill Cooper, 2011 with Northern Ballet dancers in Giselle.

From an original photo by Bill Cooper of Northern Ballet Dancer Pippa Moore playing the title role in Giselle.
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From an original photo by Bill Cooper of Northern Ballet Dancer Pippa Moore playing the title role in Giselle.

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Northern Ballet Dancer Martha Leebolt in arabesque penchée.
Photo Bill Cooper; definition Wikipedia.

Northern Ballet Dancer Martha Leebolt in arabesque penchée.

Photo Bill Cooper; definition Wikipedia.

Northern Ballet Premier Dancer Pippa Moore as Giselle. Photos Bill Cooper, taken at Leeds Grand Theatre, 2011.
Staging by Yoko Ichino after Jean Coralli and Jules Perrot. Sets & costumes from English National Ballet.
http://northernballet.com/giselle

Love ballet. Love arabesque.
Northern Ballet dancers in Giselle. Photo Bill Cooper.
http://northernballet.com

Love ballet. Love arabesque.

Northern Ballet dancers in Giselle. Photo Bill Cooper.

http://northernballet.com

Julie Charlet as The Ghost of Christmas Past in Northern Ballet’s A Christmas Carol. Photo 2009, Bill Cooper. (via A Christmas Carol photos | Northern Ballet)

Julie Charlet as The Ghost of Christmas Past in Northern Ballet’s A Christmas Carol. Photo 2009, Bill Cooper. (via A Christmas Carol photos | Northern Ballet)

From the archives of Yoko Ichino - Northern Ballet Ballet Mistress & Academy Associate Director performing as Giselle. (via Yoko Ichino in Giselle | Northern Ballet)

From the archives of Yoko Ichino - Northern Ballet Ballet Mistress & Academy Associate Director performing as Giselle. (via Yoko Ichino in Giselle | Northern Ballet)

You’d be hard pressed not to find this elsewhere - but you’ve got to love an arabesque duckling! :)
Ballet duck (by Pan.101)

You’d be hard pressed not to find this elsewhere - but you’ve got to love an arabesque duckling! :)

Ballet duck (by Pan.101)