Coming to Disney+ today, Friday, December 18:
DOC NYC 2020
A series capturing a season in New York City’s School of American Ballet.
The film screened as part of DOC NYC, for which our program notes read:
Ballet lovers of all ages won’t want to miss this six-part Disney+ docuseries. Filmmaker Larissa Bills captures a season in New York City at the School of American Ballet, following students ages 8 to 18 as they try to realize their dreams of a career in dance. For many, that starts with performing in George Balanchine’s THE NUTCRACKER onstage at Lincoln Center. Filmed before the pandemic, the series is an emotional reminder of New York as a hub of young talent.