The drama charts the iconic dancer's famed defection from the Soviet Union to th… more
The drama charts the iconic dancer's famed defection from the Soviet Union to the West in 1961, despite KGB efforts to stop him.
A choreographer casts a contemporary dancer and an innovative pianist in a new… more
A choreographer casts a contemporary dancer and an innovative pianist in a new Broadway show.
Follows two vulnerable, lost souls who have each suffered deep losses and have t… more
Follows two vulnerable, lost souls who have each suffered deep losses and have their guards up, as a result. When they enter a dance contest, their lives connect, and they begin to discover new perspectives on life, love, and faith.
Set in the international world of B-boying (the urban dance more commonly known… more
Set in the international world of B-boying (the urban dance more commonly known as "breakdancing") follows an American dance crew who, with the help of their tough coach (Josh Holloway), struggle to reach their dreams despite being misunderstood by society and even their own families. Their lives collide in France where their skills are put to the ultimate test: the “Battle of the Year” finals, with crews from 18 nations vying for the title of World Champion.
Follows the story of Nina (Natalie Portman), a ballerina in a New York City ball… more
Follows the story of Nina (Natalie Portman), a ballerina in a New York City ballet company whose life, like all those in her profession, is completely consumed with dance. She lives with her retired ballerina mother Erica (Barbara Hershey) who zealously supports her daughter’s professional ambition. When artistic director Thomas Leroy (Vincent Cassel) decides to replace prima ballerina Beth MacIntyre (Winona Ryder) for the opening production of their new season, Swan Lake, Nina is his first choice. But Nina has competition: a new dancer, Lily (Kunis), who impresses Leroy as well. Swan Lake requires a dancer who can play both the White Swan with innocence and grace, and the Black Swan, who represents guile and sensuality. Nina fits the White Swan role perfectly but Lily is the personification of the Black Swan. As the two young dancers expand their rivalry into a twisted friendship, Nina begins to get more in touch with her dark side with a recklessness that threatens to destroy her.
Follows Mike (Channing Tatum) as he takes a young dancer called The Kid (Alex Pe… more
Follows Mike (Channing Tatum) as he takes a young dancer called The Kid (Alex Pettyfer) under his wing and schools him in the fine arts of partying, picking up women, and making easy money.
From first rehearsal to world premiere, BALLET 422 takes us backstage at New Yor… more
From first rehearsal to world premiere, BALLET 422 takes us backstage at New York City Ballet as Justin Peck, a young up-and-coming choreographer, crafts a new work. With unprecedented access to an elite world, BALLET 422 illuminates the process behind the creation of a single ballet.
A documentary feature about the passion and personalities at the heart of today’… more
A documentary feature about the passion and personalities at the heart of today’s new wave of burlesque. On stage and in candid conversation, twelve of today’s hottest performers reveal the naked truth about an exotic world where artifice is a route to authenticity and pretending to be someone else is the ultimate journey to become yourself. These burlesquers put it all on the line in performances that are sexy, funny, elegant and outrageous – and they bare more than just their bodies as they discuss their artistic vision, their financial struggles, the misconceptions that infuriate them and the community that sustains them.
Set in Iran, this powerful and unbelievable true story follows the brave ambitio… more
Set in Iran, this powerful and unbelievable true story follows the brave ambition of Afshin Ghaffarian. During the volatile climate of the 2009 presidential election, where many cultural freedoms were threatened, Afshin and some friends (including Elaheh played by Freida Pinto) risk their lives and form an underground dance company. Through banned online videos, they learn from timeless legends who cross all cultural divides, such as Michael Jackson, Gene Kelly and Rudolf Nureyev. Afshin and Elaheh also learn much from each other, most importantly how to embrace their passion for dance and for one another.
11-year-old orphan, Félicie (Elle Fanning) has one dream – to go to Paris and be… more
11-year-old orphan, Félicie (Elle Fanning) has one dream – to go to Paris and become a dancer. Her best friend Victor (Nat Wolff) an imaginative, but exhausting boy with a passion for creating has a dream of his own, to become a famous inventor. In a leap of faith, Victor and Félicie leave their orphanage in pursuit of their passions. But – there’s a catch, Félicie must pretend to be the child of a wealthy family in order to gain admittance to the prestigious and competitive Opera Ballet School in Paris. And with no professional dance training, she quickly learns that talent alone is not enough to overcome the ruthless, conniving attitudes of her fellow classmates, led by the devious Camille Le Haut (Maddie Ziegler). Determined to succeed, Félicie finds her mentor in the tough and mysterious school custodian, Odette (Carly Rae Jepsen) who, along with Victor’s encouraging friendship, help her reach for the stars.
Step Sisters centers on an ambitious black sorority girl (Megalyn Echikunwoke) w… more
Step Sisters centers on an ambitious black sorority girl (Megalyn Echikunwoke) who, in order to get admitted to the law school of her dreams, agrees to cross cultural lines and teach the exclusive art of black Greek stepping to a band of wild, party-obsessed white sorority girls whose charter is about to be revoked.
Biopic about Alvin Ailey who founded the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in N… more
Biopic about Alvin Ailey who founded the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in New York City in 1958 and helped popularize modern dance.
Carmen, a young woman living in Chicago, struggles to overcome her fears and fol… more
Carmen, a young woman living in Chicago, struggles to overcome her fears and follow her dream to be a dancer.
Two rival breakdancing crews prepare for a dance-off in their home town 20 years… more
Two rival breakdancing crews prepare for a dance-off in their home town 20 years after their original battle.
The story of Russian dancer Rudolph Nureyev, who was born during WWII, defected… more
The story of Russian dancer Rudolph Nureyev, who was born during WWII, defected at the age of 23 and became one of the best known dancers in the world before dying of AIDS in 1992.
When a hip hop violinist busking in the New York subway encounters a classica… more
When a hip hop violinist busking in the New York subway encounters a classical dancer on scholarship at the Manhattan Conservatory of the Arts, sparks fly. With the help of a hip hop dance crew they must find a common ground while preparing for a competition that could change their lives forever. .
"Dance, dance, or we are lost." Pina Bausch's final words summarize her life and… more
"Dance, dance, or we are lost." Pina Bausch's final words summarize her life and provide the inspiration for director Wim Wenders' (WINGS tribute to the legendary choreographer. The documentary features interviews with and performances by Bausch's beloved original company members, and offers an indelible image of an artist who went the full distance in her uncommonly rich creative life.
Trained from an early age by rigorous, perfectionist Professor Bojinski, Polina… more
Trained from an early age by rigorous, perfectionist Professor Bojinski, Polina is a promising classic dancer. She is just about to join the prestigious Bolchoï Ballet when she discovers contemporary dance. That throws everything into question on a profound level.
Polina leaves it all behind and moves to France to work with famous choreographer Liria Elsaj. Despite her determination and hard work to the point of obsession, Polina just can't seem to break through. So she moves to Anvers in search of work - and a new life.
John Clark is a man with a wonderful job, a charming wife and a loving family, w… more
John Clark is a man with a wonderful job, a charming wife and a loving family, who nevertheless feels that something is missing as he makes his way every day through the city. Each evening on his commute home, John sees a beautiful woman, staring with a lost expression through the window of a dance studio. Haunted by her gaze, John impulsively jumps off the train one night, and sings up for dance lessons, hoping to meet her. At first, it seems like a mistake. His teacher turns out to be not Paulina, but the older Miss Mitzi, and John proves just as clumsy as his equally clueless classmates on the dance-floor. Even worse, when he does not meet Paulina, she icily tells John she hopes he has come to the studio to seriously study dance and not to look for a date. But, as his lessons continue, John falls in love with dancing. Keeping his new obsession fro his family and co-workers, John feverishly trains for Chicago's biggest dance competition. His friendship with Paulina blossoms, as his enthusiasm rekindles her own lost passion for dance. But the more time John spends away from home, the more his wife becomes suspicious. With his secret about to be revealed, John will have to do some fancy footwork to keep his dream going and realize what it is he really yearns for.
Two Mumbai boys from the slums who, thanks to their Israeli-American mentor Yehu… more
Two Mumbai boys from the slums who, thanks to their Israeli-American mentor Yehuda Maor, escaped poverty to become dancers at London's Royal Ballet Academy.