The Russian Vaganova System

Originated in the Italian renaissance courts of the 15th century, Ballet is a highly technical form of dance with its own vocabulary based on French terminology. There are different styles of Classical Ballet that are related to its area of origin such as French ballet, Italian Ballet & Russian Ballet.


The Russian ballet also known as the Vaganova method was devised by the great Russian Dancer Agripinna Vaganova in the 1920s. It fuses the elements of the romantic French style with the athleticism of Italian technique.

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