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Series goes behind the stage curtain for an intense, unfiltered look at one of the most competitive ballet companies in the country, Ballet West, in Salt Lake City, Utah. Beneath the beauty and glamour of the dance and costumes is a gritty dog-eat-dog world of extreme athleticism, focus, dedication, passion, pressure and, of course, the hunt for the unattainable perfection Written by CW

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Not bad for a reality show
18 June 2014 | by See all my reviews

This show is OK, you get to see a ballet company from the inside, which is interesting enough.

But on the other hand, I don't see any of them surviving one week in the Ballet de l'opéra de Paris or the Royal Ballet. They are not bad dancers, but surely not great ones and sometimes it is a bit awkward to hear big compliments for such dancing.

But to be honest, it is a regional ballet and also a reality show, you can't expect to have an étoile from the ballet de l'opréa de Paris.

If you like ballet and want an inside look in a company why not, if you are in for great ballet dancing I don't think you'll enjoy it as much, watch one of the many documentaries about ballet.


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