- The discipline having to do with ballet, which is artistic dance in which stylized poses and steps are combined with light and flowing figures and movements, such as leaps and turns; often combined with music, scenery, costume, and sometimes pantomime or speech to convey a story, theme, or atmosphere to the audience.
- Soft shoes, often of leather or leatherlike fabric, with a rounded toe and either a split or full soft sole, intended to be worn for dance. For shoes derived from the design of the dance shoe, intended as street wear, use "ballet flats."
- Ballet slippers with reinforced toes, usually tied on with criss-crossed satin ribbons, for dancing on point.
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