noun (plural same)
- 1A style of ballet having elements of character dance but executed with steps based on the classical technique.More example sentences
- Finally, ballet was divided into three formal techniques sérieux, demi-caractère and comique.
- Despite reservations because he had not choreographed for students before, he agreed to choreograph a demi-caractère and a classical variation.
- Carlos, Clavigo's friend, is conceived more as a demi-caractère role where play-acting is almost as important as dancing.
- 1.1A dancer specializing in demi-caractère.More example sentences
- He was a demi-caractère dancer of unusual vivacity and charm but also danced in the modern repertoire.
- He also describes the body types of the serious dancer, the demi-caractère dancer, and the comic dancer.
late 18th century: French, literally 'half character'.
More definitions of demi-caractèreDefinition of demi-caractère in:
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