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.

The latest Monday Moves; this week the brilliant Victoria Sibson in attitude derrière from an image by Merlin Hendy of A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

The latest Monday Moves; this week the brilliant Victoria Sibson in attitude derrière from an image by Merlin Hendy of A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

Three photos for this week’s #MondayMoves

Grand Jetés as performed by dancers Hironao Takahashi & Hannah Bateman, Victoria Sibson and Kevin Poeung & Benjamin Mitchell. Photos Bill Cooper, Merlin Hendy and Emma Kauldhar.

A new Monday Moves! This week soubresaut as performed by Northern Ballet dancer Victoria Sibson. Photo Merlin Hendy.

A new Monday Moves! This week soubresaut as performed by Northern Ballet dancer Victoria Sibson. Photo Merlin Hendy.

Monday Moves - Retiré Devant. Where the working leg is raised just in front of the knee (sometimes higher) and is turned out (sharply bent) to the side.
Dancer Julie Charlet as the Sugarplum Fairy in The Nutcracker. Photo Bill Cooper.

Monday Moves - Retiré Devant. Where the working leg is raised just in front of the knee (sometimes higher) and is turned out (sharply bent) to the side.

Dancer Julie Charlet as the Sugarplum Fairy in The Nutcracker. Photo Bill Cooper.

Time for #MondayMoves!
A double cabriole - cabriole means caper and is an allegro step in which the extended legs are beaten in the air.
Featuring Northern Ballet dancers Benjamin Mitchell (lifting) and Kevin Poeung (performing the double cabriole). Sequence taken from Northern Ballet’s I Got Rhythm.

Time for #MondayMoves!

A double cabriole - cabriole means caper and is an allegro step in which the extended legs are beaten in the air.

Featuring Northern Ballet dancers Benjamin Mitchell (lifting) and Kevin Poeung (performing the double cabriole). Sequence taken from Northern Ballet’s I Got Rhythm.

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.