: a theatrical art form using dancing, music, and scenery to convey a story, theme, or atmosphere
: dancing in which conventional poses and steps are combined with light flowing figures (such as leaps and turns)
: something likened to a ballet especially in complexity and precision of movement
- Where else can you peek into the kitchen and see a quiet ballet of cooks, their entire attention focused on feeding a mere 65 people?
- —Ruth Reichl
- Rather, it is people and the daily ballet of urban life that make a city.
- —Steven Earnest et al.