Ballet Documentaryby ursulahemard | created - 05 Oct 2013 | updated - 05 Oct 2013 | Public
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1. Dansaren (1994)
Not Rated | 100 min | Documentary
The Dancer follows the young and gifted Katja BjÃ¶rner through years of intensive training at the Royal Swedish Ballet School as she develops into an international ballet star. In HD.
2. First Position (2011)
Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary
A documentary that follows six young dancers from around the world as they prepare for the Youth America Grand Prix, one of the most prestigious ballet competitions in the world.
Votes: 3,199 | Gross: $1.10M
Not Rated | 100 min | Documentary, Music
ETOILES: DANCERS OF THE PARIS OPERA BALLET celebrates the legacy of one of the best ballet companies in the world by weaving together rehearsals, tour snapshots and performances of ... See full summary »
Votes: 165 | Gross: $0.05M
5. Ballet 422 (2014)
PG | 75 min | Documentary, Music, Sport
From first rehearsal to world premiere, Ballet 422 takes us backstage at New York City Ballet as emerging choreographer Justin Peck crafts a new work.
Votes: 1,060 | Gross: $0.33M
6. A Life for Ballet (2011)
95 min | Documentary, Biography
A documentary on the life of the legendary ballet reconstructionist, Pierre Lacotte and his wife and longtime dance partner Ghislaine Thesmar.
12. Ballets Russes (2005)
Not Rated | 118 min | Documentary, History, Music
Ballets Russes is an intimate portrait of a group of pioneering artists -- now in their 70s, 80s and 90s -- who gave birth to modern ballet.
Votes: 625 | Gross: $0.82M
13. LA Group: Pas de Deux (2012)
10 min | Short, Comedy
Callie's 3rd week of dance class at the group center. Relationships are crystallizing and Callie is inspired to teach dancing in couples. Wackiness ensues.
15. Ballerina (2006 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary, Music
This documentary gives insight to the lives of five ballerinas, all at different points in their careers. Looking at the operations of the Vagonova Academy and the Mariinsky Theatre, the life of a ballerina is disclosed.
Votes: 370 | Gross: $0.11M
17. And We Will Dance (2009)
Not Rated | 69 min | Documentary
And We Will Dance peeks into the lives of incredibly gifted dance students at the UNC School of the Arts. The audience will get a first-hand look into the passionate intensity and the ... See full summary »
Beginning March 27, 2010 the DVD of And We Will Dance will be available for purchase at www.andwewilldance.com. Our film took home the Audience Choice Award at it's premiere for the 2009 Real to Reel International Film Festival. Our Facebook link is http://www.facebook.com/pages/And-We-.... Here you can watch our OFFICIAL 2009 Theatrical Film Trailer. The film is very close to completion. To learn more about this film visit www.andwewilldance.com. Artist Steve Childs has been painting, sketching and photographing dancers for more than twenty-five years. Now, as an independent filmmaker, he is directing a documentary film that has been a dream of his for many years. This film, titled And We Will Dance, allows you to peek into the invisible world behind the curtain - the inspiring lives of a handful of talented dancers from the North Carolina School of the Arts from dorm life to dance studios, audition to final performance. Follow their collaboration in classrooms, dressing rooms, to the stage. Hear these extraordinary young athletes' stories in their own voices, as they are consumed by the need to express themselves physically through dance. This is the first, very early release of the films trailer. We began this film project back in February 2008 and are currently in the post-production stage. If you would like to become a sponsor of the film there will be contact information at www.andwewilldance.com. The music on the trailer is Michael Ramsey's group Pearl Merchant.
19. Felia Doubrovska Remembered: From Diaghilev's Ballets Russes to Balanchine's School of American Ballet (2008)
36 min | Documentary, Short
Felia Doubrovska created the role of the Siren for George Balanchine in his ballet Prodigal Son. This film presents her life and the influence on her pupils of this dancer of classical ballet who was modern before her time.
20. Joffrey: Mavericks of American Dance (2012)
Not Rated | 82 min | Documentary, Biography, History
The Joffrey Ballet: Mavericks of American Dance, narrated by Mandy Patinkin, tells the full story of this groundbreaking company, from their founding in 1956 to the present.
21. Strength and Beauty (2013)
96 min | Documentary, Biography
To give voice to the ballerina, three women from North Carolina Dance Theatre open up about their careers and life choices.
22. Ballet High (2009 TV Movie)
72 min | Documentary
Ballet High is a unique window into the world of a group of typical teenagers leading far-from-typical teenage lives. This is the story of the graduating class of the Royal Winnipeg Ballet ... See full summary »
Director: Elise Swerhone
24. Men in Tights (2003 TV Movie)
60 min | Documentary
Basicly the ever so horrible Prince John decides its a bright idea to take over the the kingdom of Nottingham. He takes over while King Richard and Robin are at the crusades in another ... See full summary »
25. Getting to the Nutcracker (2014)
Not Rated | 98 min | Documentary, Family
Every Christmas season, The Nutcracker Ballet is performed in cities all over the world. What does it really take to produce this ballet each year? Our documentary film, Getting to The ... See full summary »
Director: Serene Meshel-Dillman
26. Afternoon of a Faun: Tanaquil Le Clercq (2013)
Not Rated | 91 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
Of all the great ballerinas, Tanaquil Le Clercq may have been the most transcendent. With a body unlike any before hers, she mesmerized viewers and choreographers alike - her elongated, ... See full summary »
Votes: 179 | Gross: $0.17M
Great Performances: Dance in America (1976– )
Born to Be Wild: The Leading Men of American Ballet Theatre
A documentary crew follows four leading men of American Ballet Theatre to their respective hometowns as they rehearse a newly commissioned work by choreographer Mark Morris.
32. Dancing for Mr. B: Six Balanchine Ballerinas (1989)
86 min | Documentary
Six of George Balanchine's finest stars, Maria Tallchief, Mary Ellen Moylan, Melissa Hayden, Allegra Kent, Merrill Ashley and Darci Kistler pay a moving tribute to the legendary ... See full summary »
American Masters (1985– )
Jerome Robbins: Something to Dance About
TV-14 | 120 min | Documentary, Biography
Born Jerome Wilson Rabinowitz, Jerome Robbins was a dancer and choreographer. Starting his career as a modern dancer, he began to appreciate the technique involved in ballet, the two which ... See full summary »