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Q: We have ballerina but what is a male ballet dancer called?
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What is the opposite gender of ballerina?

A male ballet dancer.


If a female is a ballerina what is a male ballet dancer called?

There are several names for male dancers. Ballerino, Premier Danseur or just a male dancer.


What is a male ballerina called?

Because you said "Ballerina" that means the top ballet dancer in a company. There can only be one Ballerina in a company. The male counterpart would be called a Danseur Nobel. Other male dancers would be called Danseurs, or by their rank such as Principal, Soloist or Corps de ballet or just ballet dancer. The same goes for the other women in the company. They would be just called ballet dancers or by their rank. Never a Ballerina.


What is the name for a male ballet dancer?

A danseur or a ballerino and NOT a ballerina because that is the feminine form of ballet dancer


What is a person who dances at the ballet called?

a ballerina, although usually that phrase is used mostly for girls! A male Ballet Dancer is called a Ballerino


What is the opposite gender of the noun Ballerina?

There is no single English word for a male ballet dancer.


What is the masculine of ballerina?

The term "danseur" is a French term meaning "male ballet dancer." Just as "danseuse" is the female equivalent. And the term "ballerina" actually is an Italian phrase for the PRINCIPAL female ballet dancer. But it has since been used by now to label ANY female taking ballet. Still, just as "ballerina" is a female ballet dancer--"ballerino" is the male equivalent in Italian.


What is a male ballet performer called?

They can be called Danseur's, some call them Ballerino's... but many male dancer's don't like that. Or they can be called just- Male Dancer. I was a professional dancer for 11 years and I appreciated Danseur, it's more respectful. Ballerino sounds to much like Ballerina.


What do you call male ballerinas?

A male ballet dancer is called a danseur, French for dancer. sissy


Famous ballet dancer?

Polina Semionova is a very pretty (and famous) ballerina. Mikhail Baryshnikov is a famous and extremely well-know male ballet dancer. Apollo is one of Baryshnikov's most famous ballets. George Balanchine was also an EXTREMELY famous (and considered legendary) male ballet dancer.


What is the difference between male and female ballet moves?

If you are a ballerina (girl dancer) you can dance en pinte when you are strong enough. If you are a male ballet dancer you do alot more jumps and you lift the ballerinas (female dancers) up. Hope I helped!


What do you call a female dancer in a ballet?

A ballerina.The term "ballerina" refers to a PRINCIPAL dancer in a ballet company, not any girl who takes ballet. Although now the term seems to apply to any little lady in the craft. The real term (though little-known) for a female dancer other than the principal dancer is "danseuse."--A MALE Ballet Dancer, Dane Youssef

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