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