Urban Nutcracker: Anatomy of a Ballet

Station Designation: 
Television
Air Date and Time: 
December 18, 2009
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Dancers in the Urban Nutcracker

Urban Nutcracker: Anatomy Of A Ballet goes behind-the-scenes of Anthony Williams' daring adaptation of the holiday classic, in which a diverse group of dancers - a rough-edged tap star, a black cavalier and a Latina teen - put their twist on traditional Nutcracker roles. The performance documentary captures the challenges involved in uniting the multi-ethnic team of dancers, artists and stage crew and presenting the professional-quality stage show on a non-profit budget. Along the way, cameras capture the gradual crumbling of barriers as participants work, learn and perform together.

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