Synopsis by Rose of Sharon Winter
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