I'm not sure when it happened or how, but suddenly pirouettes à la seconde, a.k.a turns in second, were everywhere.
There you'd be, watching a perfectly decent, even lovely piece, and the dancer, if not a whole ensemble would step high, then low into the preparation of life. Ladies and Gentlemen! Ms. Multiple Pirouettes Has Entered the Building!
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