The Dynamics of Dance — Ballet’s Grand Jete

| November 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

In ballet, the Grand Jete – or “giant leap” – is essentially the act of performing the splits in midair. With the help of a dancer demonstrating his technique, Broad & High spoke with BalletMet, physicists and sports-medicine professionals to deconstruct the grand jete down to its barest essentials and discover what kind of skills and athleticism it takes to successfully execute this move.

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Jackie Shafer is the Producer of Broad & High. When she's not exploring all the fabulous arts and culture Columbus has to offer, she's choreographing very complicated and physically impossible roller-skating routines in her head.