Dancing Ballerinas Puzzle Sticks

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Description

Dancing Ballerinas Puzzle Sticks

This box includes 24 double-sided pieces that create six different eight-piece puzzles! Sort the sticks by color and place them in the puzzle tray to reveal six different animal ballerina friends.

  • 24 double-sided puzzle sticks
  • Creates six unique 8-stick puzzles
  • Reusable box to keep pieces together
  • Puzzle tray included
  • Box dimensions: 7” W x 1” D x 9” H
  • Ages: 2 – 4 years

History

Ballet

In classic or contemporary ballet, dancing may tell a story, express a mood, or simply reflect the music in movement. Ballet as part of staged performances originated in the Italian Renaissance courts of the 15th and 16th centuries and from there spread to France. The creation of classical ballet as we know it today occurred during the reign of the art-loving French king Louis XIV in the mid-17th century. During the Romantic era, ballet technique evolved to express new ideas, most notably with women dancing en point, or on their toes, allowing them to appear weightless and otherworldly.
 
Among the choreographers who helped bring ballet into the modern age by exploring new visual and dramatic styles are George Balanchine, Antony Tudor and—bridging the worlds of classical dance and Broadway—Agnes de Mille and Jerome Robbins.

 

 

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