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What Is A Male Ballerina Called?
26 April 2018, 17:44 | Updated: 26 April 2018, 18:47
Mystery Hour Question
What is a male ballerina called? Sam, Brent
Name: Steve, Hastings
Qualification: His son used to study ballet and asked his teacher this question
Answer: The word is ballerino.
It was first used in Italy when “ballerinos” were deemed to be the stars of the show.
Ballerinas did not like that at all and forced the word to be dropped.