Insight: Ballet Glossary - Grand allegro - Video
PUBLISHED:  Mar 23, 2011
Dawid Trzensimiech, Royal Ballet Artist, and Akane Takada, Royal
Ballet First Artist, demonstrate a grand allegro.

Jeter /jeté: From the French verb 'to throw'. A jeté is the usual word
for a jump in ballet. A Grand jeté is a technical jump in which the
dancer jumps high in the air with both legs open horizontally, almost
as if flying.

Allegro - jumps
small jumps - petit allegro, and big jumps - grand allegro.

Petit allegro:
. Sauté - A simple jump landing on two feet
Grand allegro:
. Grand jeté - A large leap from one foot to the other

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