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Dancing with Nureyev (2014)

Guided and inspired by the tangible spirit of the legendary dancer Rudolf Nureyev, an impetuous young ballerina struggles to achieve her first professional breakthrough.

Director:

Abraham Heisler

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Cast

Credited cast:
Shaya Ben-David Shaya Ben-David ... Young Catalina
Katy Boyd Katy Boyd ... Cellist
Sarah Eden Davis Sarah Eden Davis ... Mother
Sasha Desola Sasha Desola ... Catalina
Bettina Devin ... Madam Cartier
Kirsten Eileen Dwyer ... Tutu Ballet Teacher (as Kirsten Dwyer)
Viktor Kabaniaev Viktor Kabaniaev ... Nureyev
Davit Karapetyan Davit Karapetyan ... ANB Repittiteur
Lee O'Brian ... Father
Jessiqa Pace Jessiqa Pace ... Receptionist
Steven Spohn ... Artistic Director
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Storyline

Catalina is late to her audition with the American National Ballet. Hurrying down the studio hallway she becomes distracted by a Rudolf Nureyev poster, her childhood muse. Catalina attempts to learn the combinations for her audition and struggles to keep up. Her confidence is shaken. Her muse Nureyev arrives to assure her of her passion for dance. He recalls the story of a 6-year-old Catalina smitten with him as she watches his impromptu street performance. Catalina imagines she's with Nureyev dancing with wild joy in her home. Her bewildered parents arrive to discover her fantastic trail throughout the house. At her local dance studio instructor and classmates are awed by her ability. Needing true training she goes to the California Academy of Ballet. There Catalina meets Madame Cartier who molds her with the most rigorous instruction. Catalina's dancing becomes unique and she is ready to audition for the company. In her audition her grace and training shine through. She is asked to ... Written by William Spafford

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Taglines:

Can you be great like Nureyev?

Genres:

Short | Drama

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

November 2014 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

San Francisco, California, USA See more »

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Budget:

$17,000 (estimated)
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Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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