ABC of ballet: relevé
Watch Romany Pajdak, Royal Ballet First Artist, demonstrate a relevé.
Relevé: Raise up. To rise up on the pointe or demi-pointe from flat feet often using a little spring from a demi-plié during which both feet are swiftly drawn up. Relevés may be done in any position.
ABC of ballet: One of a series of posts explaining useful ballet terms.