August 10, 2012
This stunning foray into the world of modern ballet follows six young dancers as they prepare for the Youth America Grand Prix. Their plight as emotionally stressed youngsters under strenuous conditions is well documented. Hundreds will compete, but only a select few will receive scholarships and contracts. The judges look for perfection in execution and exemplary discipline. The dancers must endure seemingly endless and rigorous training schedules and frequent injuries as well. Focus is placed on the level of dedication and perseverance it takes to make it in the world of professional ballet.