Behind the Scenes (1992)

Genres - Children's/Family, Dance  |   Sub-Genres - Jazz & Modern Dance  |   Run Time - 30 min.  |   Countries - United States   |  
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This film is one of a series that explores the creative process by going behind the scenes with a variety of renowned artists to see the nature of their work. The series is aimed at a youth audience, to inspire creative endeavors by example. In this segment, American Ballet Theater choreographer David Parsons shows how he gets his ideas for a dance by starting with everyday movements. On the tape, Parsons and his students create a dance based on sleeping patterns. Magicians Penn and Teller host this award winning series.



choreographer, dance-technique, modern-dance