Soubresaut sur la pointe [soo-bruh-SOH sewr lahpwent]. Soubresaut on the point. Ballet movement tiny hop taken on the point, done in demi-plie on point without straightening the knee between the jumps. Dancer’s has a strongly held heel, keeping the arch and ankle tense. Done in attitude and arabesque.


Soubresaut sur la pointe [soo-bruh-SOH sewr lahpwent]. Soubresaut on the point. Ballet movement tiny hop taken on the point, done in demi-plie on point without straightening the knee between the jumps. Dancer’s has a strongly held heel, keeping the arch and ankle tense. Done in attitude and arabesque.
Photo Credit Jacklyn Dougherty