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(1995) Profile of the American Ballet Theatre company, in rehearsal in their NYC studio and on tour in Athens and Copenhagen. 16mm.


“Its portrait of ballet dancers at work has no parallel.”
– The Washington Post

“There is a tiny shock that comes from hearing the harsh thump of a toe shoe as it hits a rock-hard floor: how can a motion that looks so effortless and graceful sound like an ugly thud? ‘Ballet’ explores that paradox.”
– The New York Times