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A jump in ballet is referred to as a sauté (soh-TAY). There are different positions of sautés that are performed in ballet with the most common ones being in first, second and fifth positions as well as échappé sautés. See below for the jumps that are performed.

Sauté in First Position



Sauté in Second Position



Sauté in Fifth Position



Sautés & Changement in Fifth Position
Pay close attention to the changing positions in the feet.



Échappé Sauté
A spring from the fifth position with a finish in a demi-pliť in the open position
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Dancer: Brittany Allen
A special thank you to Brittany Allen, Brianne 'Tory' Freeth, Instructor Holly Copeland, Bonnie Copeland &
Encore Dance Centre in San Dimas, CA. www.encoredancecentre.com

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