Yesterday my friend - and balletomane par excellence - Simonetta posted a delightful take-off on this iconic moment in dance. But first I thought I'd post a video of how it is usually done, here by members of the Swedish Royal Ballet.
And now for one of the most original comic takes on that little dance that I've ever encountered:
I don't know who the four dancers are or what the (obviously) gala occasion was but it certainly starts my week off on a fun note.
February 2 - 1709: Alexander Selkirk is rescued after being shipwrecked on a desert island, inspiring the book Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe.