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The categories in Ballet are: Solo Male, Solo Female, Duo, Group, Formation.
Age Divisions see in General Provisions of Performing Arts.


Characteristics and Movement
: Classical Ballet is the most formal of the ballet styles; it adheres to traditional
ballet technique. There are variations relating to area of origin, such as Russian ballet, French ballet, British ballet
and Italian ballet. The Vaganova method, named after Agrippina Vaganova and the Cecchetti method, named

after Enrico Cecchetti are Russian and Italian respectively and derive from the original French method. Classical
ballet is best known for its unique features and techniques, such as pointe work, turn-out of the legs, and high
extensions; its graceful, flowing, precise movements; and its ethereal qualities. This discipline must be
performed using the Classical Ballet Technique and style and may be performed in soft ballet slippers or Pointe
shoes. Although choreography may be of a modern nature, it may not deviate from what is commonly known
as Classical Ballet. Lyric, Modern and Modern Jazz pieces may not be performed in this discipline.