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First Position (2011)

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A documentary that follows six young dancers from around the world as they prepare for the Youth America Grand Prix, one of the most prestigious ballet competitions in the world.

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First Position follows six talented young dancers (ages 9-19) from five continents as they prepare for a worldwide ballet competition that could transform their lives overnight. Written by Production Team

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6 dancers, 5 minutes on stage, 1 chance to make it.

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First Position - Ballett ist ihr Leben  »

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$48,024 (USA) (4 May 2012)

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$894,471 (USA) (22 June 2012)
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Must watch for ALL ballet dancers!
25 June 2012 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

This is a great movie! This movie isn't for all people, mind you. It's only for ballet dancers, people who want to become professional dancers, parents of ballet dancers, ballet teachers, and people interested in the concept of ballet.

This shows all the hardships of ballet, particularly on how the YAGP goes down.

This is tremendous movie and I really suggest going and seeing it! I have been waiting for a year for this movie to come out in theatres! In the USA, it comes out MAY/JUNE/JULY and in Canada, it comes out in JULY.


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