The story of two women whose lives are dedicated to ballet. Deedee left her promising dance career to become a wife and mother and now runs a ballet school in Oklahoma. Emma stayed with a company and became a star though her time has nearly passed. Both want what the other has and reflect on missed chances as they are brought together again through Deedee's daughter, who joins the company.
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The generations change. But the choices remain the same.
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Did You Know?
James Mitchell went on to star on ABC soap opera All My Children. He was wealthy Palmer Cortland. Later in years it was found out that Palmer was from very humble beginnings as Pete Clooney, from Pidgen Hollow,WEST Virginia. See more
When Amelia finishes her first solo part in the climactic Don Quixote pas de deux, her mother (Shirley MacLaine) clearly yells, "Bravo." As a ballerina herself, the mother should have yelled, "Brava." See more
I would love to give you a divorce.
Referenced in Bunheads: Pilot
Music by Ludwig Minkus
Arranged by John Lanchbery
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