Ballet Term Arabesque

Jacklyn Dougherty Arabesque [ a-ra-BESK ]. Ballet basic poses, a position of the body.  Dancer stands on a supported leg, either straight or demi-plie, with the working leg extended behind and at right angles to it.  Arms held in various positions.
Photo Credit Jacklyn Dougherty

Ballet Term Arabesque [ a-ra-BESK ]. Ballet basic poses, a position of the body. Dancer stands on a supported leg, either straight or demi-plie, with the working leg extended behind and at right angles to it. Arms held in various positions.