Classical ballet is based on traditional ballet technique and vocabulary. There are different styles of classical ballet that are related to their areas of origin, such as French ballet, Italian ballet, English ballet and Russian ballet.
Several of the classical ballet styles are associated with specific training methods, which are typically named after their creators.
During the twentieth century, ballet costumes transitioned back to the
influence of Russian ballet. Ballerina skirts became knee-length tutus
later on in order to show off pointe work and mainly the technique of
During this era, costumes focused on the importance of a
ballet dancers work and dance practice. Colors used on stage costumes
also became much more vibrant.
Designers used colors such as red,
orange, yellow, etc. to create visual expression when ballet dancers
perform on stage.