Recently appointed New York City Ballet Director of Media Projects (and former NYCB soloist) Ellen Bar describes the challenges and process in producing the film NY Export: Opus Jazz, a cinematic adaptation of the original stage work by Jerome Robbins.
Dresden Semperoper Ballett principal Yumiko Takeshima describes what she believes are her unique characteristics as a dancer and how they have played into her relationship with choreographer David Dawson.
Choreographer Christian Spuck (Stuttgart Ballet) talks about his choreographic influences, shares frustrations with the ballet world, and describes what characteristics he prefers in the dancers with whom he works.
Royal Ballet of Flanders artistic director Kathryn Bennetts shares how she turned a career ending injury into an opportunity, her 13 years as ballet master at Ballet Frankfurt, and her role in building the company's international reputation.
Dresden Semperoper Ballett principal Raphael Coumes-Marquet describes his early training at Paris Opera Ballet school, how adversity sometimes brings blessing, and the importance of having a fresh approach to work even after a long career.