ABC of ballet: développé
Watch Romany Pajdak demonstrate développé.
16 March 2011 at 4.30pm | Comment on this article
Développé: To open out, unfold. A ballet movement in which, from a standing position, the working leg is drawn up to the knee of the supporting leg and slowly extended outwards and held there, demonstrating perfect control.
ABC of ballet: One of a series of posts explaining useful ballet terms.