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1 In what period did pointe shoes originate (in ballet)? Pre-Romantic, Renaissance, Neoclassical, Romantic
2 In which major city was the Teatro San Benedetto? Rome, Naples, Milan, Venice
3 Ballet originated in the Italian Renaissance courts in which century? 15th, 16th, 14th, 17th
4 The Nutcracker was choreographed by Marius Petipa and who else? Paul Dukas, Pierre Beauchamp, Pierre Rameau, Lev Ivanov
5 What was Tchaikovsky’s middle name? Ilyich, Pyotr, Lev, Jakob
6 Who in 1661 founded the Academie Royale de Danse? Louis XVII, Louis XVI, Louis XV, Louis XIV
7 With the invention of the proscenium stage, on how many sides of the theatre were the audience seated? Five, Two, Four, Three
8 Which US choreographer has been a major pioneer of post-structural ballet? Maurice Hines, Paula Abdul, Flick Colby, William Forsythe
9 Who wrote the ballet book, From Petipa to Balanchine? Lev Ivanov, Tim Scholl, Maria Taglioni, William Forsythe
10 What was the first neoclassical ballet? Giselle, Swan Lake, La Sylphide, Apollo
11 Who composed the music for the ballet Apollo? Igor Stravinsky, George Balanchine, Maria Taglioni, Lev Ivanov
12 What year was Apollo released (in ballet)? 1932, 1928, 1936, 1924
13 Which choreographer did Balanchine work with on Apollo (in ballet)? Martha Graham, Pierre Beauchamp, Flick Colby, William Forsythe
14 Contemporary ballet focuses particularly on the strength of which body part? Stomach, Neck, Head, Hand
15 Who choreographed Push Comes To Shove for the American Ballet Company in 1976? Twyla Tharp, Pierre Rameau, George Balanchine, Martha Graham
16 In 1986 Twyla Tharp created which ballet for her own company? In the Higher Room, In the Last Room, In the Lower Room, In the Upper Room
17 Tharp choreographed in 1973 Deuce Coupe for which ballet company? The Forsythe Company, Chicago Ballet, Joffrey Ballet, New York City Ballet
18 What is the name of Alonzo King’s San Francisco-based ballet company? New Adventures, Nederlands Dans Theater, The Forsythe Company, LINES Ballet
19 The Royal Danish Ballet and Imperial Ballet of the Russian Empire were both founded in which decade? 1730s, 1750s, 1740s, 1760s
20 In which decade was the American Ballet Theatre founded? 1950s, 1940s, 1930s, 1960s