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The Nutcracker Ballet
...other timeless characters, makes this ballet, set to Tchaikovsky's music, an unforgettable experience. Ballet of the Slovak National Theatre, Sofia...
Getting to the Nutcracker - The Making of a Christmas Classic
... Every Christmas The Nutcracker is performed in cities around the world. What does it take to produce this timeless ballet? Witness the passion of young...
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The Nutcracker and the Mouse King
...tradition in 1996, when the Dutch National Ballet presented its own version of the famous fairytale ballet. It is a magical production that has won the...
Ballets Russes - The Revolutionary Dance Troupe troupes who fought the infamous "ballet battles" that consumed London society before World War II. BALLETS RUSSES maps the company's Diaghilev-era...
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A Midsummer Night's Dream
...Midsummer Night's Dream in the famous Balanchine choreography, which made the ballet such a popular staple with companies all over the world. Danced by three...
Strength and Beauty - The Complex Lives of Professional Ballerinas
...Three dancers from North Carolina Dance Theatre, a top regional contemporary ballet company, divulge the details of their careers and life choices. Each dancer...
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Afternoon of a Faun: Tanaquil Le Clercq
Of the great ballerinas, Tanaquil Le Clercq may have been the most transcendent. She mesmerized viewers and choreographers alike - her elongated, race-horse physique became the new prototype for the great George Balanchine. The muse to both Balanchine and Jerome…
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Mao's Last Dancer
...perform as a principal dancer for the Houston Ballet and as a principal artist with the Australian Ballet. Winner of Best Foreign Film at the Sao Paulo...
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Pure Poetry
Episode 14 of Lockie Leonard Series 1
...minute, he breaks her toe, forcing her out of the lead role in the upcoming ballet. And the next? She's helping him. Will Lockie ever understand girls! Maybe...
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Miss Hill: Making Dance Matter department, its initially groundbreaking curriculum of warring genres (ballet and modern dance) and its near-demise at the hands of George Balanchine...
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The Red Shoes
Set in present day, this classic Andersen tale is about a young African-American girl who learns the value of friendship with help from a pair of magic slippers. Starring the voice of Ossie Davis.
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Mussorgsky—Pictures at an Exhibition
Episode 15 of The 23 Greatest Solo Piano Works Series
In 19th-century Russia, Mussorgsky and his contemporaries rejected the influence of German composers in seeking to create a music that would be purely Russian. Experience the power and directness of Mussorgsky's non-Western European musical language, from his incarnation of fantastic…
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Little Secrets
This touching family film will charm viewers of all ages. Emily Lindstrom, 14, is an aspiring concert violinist; she's spending the summer practicing for a big audition while her girlfriends are at camp. She's also got a thriving neighborhood business:…
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This romantic comedy centers on the chaotic love life of Jeffrey, a gay man who swears off sex only to fall in love with his ideal man. Jeffrey's vow of chastity is inspired by a fear of AIDS, a prospect…
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Walt Disney's Early Days
Part of the Series: American Experience - Walt Disney
Part one of "Walt Disney" explores the complex life and enduring legacy of Walt Disney, from his early days creating Mickey Mouse through the triumph of "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs".
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