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In Nunavut, Canada, Social Worker and long-time B-boy Stephen Leafloor brings his positive hip-hop workshops to encourage kids to blend the richness of their traditional and ...

In Nunavut, Canada, Social Worker and long-time B-boy Stephen Leafloor brings his positive hip-hop workshops to encourage kids to blend the richness of their traditional and modern cultures.

The Schools Spectacular is an outstanding showcase of the talent in NSW public schools, it is unequalled in the world with over 2000 dancers, a 1500-voice choir, an 80-piece ...

The Schools Spectacular is an outstanding showcase of the talent in NSW public schools, it is unequalled in the world with over 2000 dancers, a 1500-voice choir, an 80-piece symphony orchestra and 50 exceptional soloists.

Every year China organises a nationwide contest in which foreign performers show their Chinese talent. The documentary follows a group of foreign performers, singers, dancers, ...

Every year China organises a nationwide contest in which foreign performers show their Chinese talent. The documentary follows a group of foreign performers, singers, dancers, musical instrument players, who participated in the 2003 contest.

The Art Of
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The Art Of: Hip Hop

Season 1  |  Episode 3  |  FOXTEL Arts  |  May 23, 2015
This episode profiles an artist who has started his own marketing and production company to give himself and other artists a home to freely express themselves.

This episode profiles an artist who has started his own marketing and production company to give himself and other artists a home to freely express themselves.

Striking a chord with audiences throughout Sydney Festival 2012, this bold production from choreographer Kate Champion and Sydney Theatre Company uses real stories in an ...

Striking a chord with audiences throughout Sydney Festival 2012, this bold production from choreographer Kate Champion and Sydney Theatre Company uses real stories in an expose of contemporary family life in Australia.

For the first time on Nine, a show like no other, the 30th Anniversary of the Schools Spectacular. 3600 students, 400 schools, 2000 dancers and 1300 choir members deliver ...

For the first time on Nine, a show like no other, the 30th Anniversary of the Schools Spectacular. 3600 students, 400 schools, 2000 dancers and 1300 choir members deliver cutting-edge youth dance and musical numbers.

Malinga explores the work of Indigenous artists living on the Central Coast of NSW.

Malinga explores the work of Indigenous artists living on the Central Coast of NSW.

Ten years has passed since a fire broke out in Paris - leaving only a mask behind. As the love story continues in Coney Island, NY, The Phantom's undying love has grown for ...

Ten years has passed since a fire broke out in Paris - leaving only a mask behind. As the love story continues in Coney Island, NY, The Phantom's undying love has grown for the soprano singer, Christine Daae. Christine, her 10-year-old son, Gustave, and husband, Raoul, the Viscount de Changy, travel to Coney Island where Christine is scheduled to sing for Hammerstein, but ends up singing for the mysterious Mister Y. They don't know what lies ahead. Christine and Erik confess about their past. Christine and Raoul reunite with old friends; and Christine sings for her mysterious masked man once more.

The world's largest variety show. 3600 students, 400 schools, 2000 dancers and 1300 choir members. Featuring School Spectacular graduate and winner of The Voice, Anja Nissen, ...

The world's largest variety show. 3600 students, 400 schools, 2000 dancers and 1300 choir members. Featuring School Spectacular graduate and winner of The Voice, Anja Nissen, in a special guest appearance including a duet with Alexa, winner of The Voice Kids.

Recovering from the death of his wife, Phillip Rose finds himself in middle age as a single parent. After a clumsy episode on a dance floor at a house party, he begins dance ...

Recovering from the death of his wife, Phillip Rose finds himself in middle age as a single parent. After a clumsy episode on a dance floor at a house party, he begins dance classes with a young teacher.

A talented ballerina and a former hockey player work together to achieve their dancing dreams.

A talented ballerina and a former hockey player work together to achieve their dancing dreams.

All-stars from the previous Step Up instalments come together in glittering Las Vegas, battling for a victory that could define their dreams and their careers.

All-stars from the previous Step Up instalments come together in glittering Las Vegas, battling for a victory that could define their dreams and their careers.

From the acclaimed Preljocaj ballet, a contemporary romantic ballet, based on the Grimm brothers classic fairytale. Angelin Preljocaj's trademark modern choreography is ...

From the acclaimed Preljocaj ballet, a contemporary romantic ballet, based on the Grimm brothers classic fairytale. Angelin Preljocaj's trademark modern choreography is accompanied by fashion giant Jean Paul Gaultier's costumes and music by Gustav Mahler.

American artists, Carmen de Lavallade and Geoffrey Holder stepped forward in the 1950s to play a vital part in the newly energised worlds of modern dance and have enjoyed a ...

American artists, Carmen de Lavallade and Geoffrey Holder stepped forward in the 1950s to play a vital part in the newly energised worlds of modern dance and have enjoyed a 47-year marriage and creative partnership that has sustained their accomplishments.

Follow in the inspirational footsteps of six extraordinary dancers as they struggle to maintain form in the face of injury and personal sacrifice on their way to one of the ...

Follow in the inspirational footsteps of six extraordinary dancers as they struggle to maintain form in the face of injury and personal sacrifice on their way to one of the most prestigious ballet competitions in the world.

Follows the dramatic events in the life of talented Australian dancer, Michelle Ryan, who danced for Meryl Tankard's Australian Dance Theatre, famed for its ground-breaking ...

Follows the dramatic events in the life of talented Australian dancer, Michelle Ryan, who danced for Meryl Tankard's Australian Dance Theatre, famed for its ground-breaking choreography.

Discover the inspiring stories of six young performers; champions of Fairfield's underground Parkour and street style community as they merge urban freestyle forms with ...

Discover the inspiring stories of six young performers; champions of Fairfield's underground Parkour and street style community as they merge urban freestyle forms with contemporary dance and map their city through movement.

Two hundred and fifty Berlin children and teenagers of 25 different nationalities dance to Stravinsky's 'Rite of Spring'.

Two hundred and fifty Berlin children and teenagers of 25 different nationalities dance to Stravinsky's 'Rite of Spring'.

In 2007, the brilliant French choreographer Maurice Bejart died in Lausanne, where his dance troupe has been based since 1987. His successor, Gil Roman currently fights not ...

In 2007, the brilliant French choreographer Maurice Bejart died in Lausanne, where his dance troupe has been based since 1987. His successor, Gil Roman currently fights not only for funding, but also for artistic recognition. In addition to short clips of Bejart's choreography, the documentary includes rehearsals led by Roman and comments from some of the young dancers.

In October 2012, Ella Havelka became the first Indigenous dancer to be invited into The Australian Ballet in its 50 year history. It was an announcement that made news ...

In October 2012, Ella Havelka became the first Indigenous dancer to be invited into The Australian Ballet in its 50 year history. It was an announcement that made news headlines nationwide. A descendant of the Wiradjuri people, we follow Ella's inspirational journey from the regional town of Dubbo and onto the world stage of The Australian Ballet. Featuring intimate interviews, dynamic dance sequences, and a stunning array of archival material, this moving documentary follows Ella as she explores her cultural identity and gives us a rare glimpse into life as an elite ballet dancer within the largest company in the southern hemisphere.

Tells the story of Nureyev's life in Russia up to and including his defection to the West. Extensive home movies and previously unseen archives from Nureyev's childhood and ...

Tells the story of Nureyev's life in Russia up to and including his defection to the West. Extensive home movies and previously unseen archives from Nureyev's childhood and adolescence in Russia, including his early triumphs on stage in Leningrad, are moving examples of an immense talent in its early stages of development. Friends, lovers and fellow dancers all have vivid memories of their experiences with him; not all are complimentary.

Jig is the remarkable story of the fortieth Irish Dancing World Championships, held in March 2010 in Glasgow. Three thousand dancers, their families and teachers from around ...

Jig is the remarkable story of the fortieth Irish Dancing World Championships, held in March 2010 in Glasgow. Three thousand dancers, their families and teachers from around the globe descend upon Glasgow for one drama-filled week. Clad in wigs, make up, fake tans, diamantes and dresses costing thousands of pounds, they compete for the coveted world titles. Broadcast as part of ABC's Sunday Best.

The Art Of...
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The Art Of...: Burlesque

Season 2  |  Episode 5  |  FOXTEL Bio  |  March 26, 2015
Explores creative fields that fall outside the traditional definition of art. Each week, a new artistic medium is explored through profiles of boundary-pushing artists. ...

Explores creative fields that fall outside the traditional definition of art. Each week, a new artistic medium is explored through profiles of boundary-pushing artists. Focusing on the celebrated as well as the undiscovered, this series explores the creative process behind each featured art form and uncovers how and why these artists do what they do.

Renowned ballroom dancer Pierre Dulaine stars in this charming documentary that offers a unique perspective on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Three diverse Jaffa-based ...

Renowned ballroom dancer Pierre Dulaine stars in this charming documentary that offers a unique perspective on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Three diverse Jaffa-based schools host Dulaine's Dancing Classrooms program. Ballroom basics are taught to an ethnically mixed group of children, the most passionate members of which are trained for a city-wide competition. What results is a sweet and incredibly moving tale filled with moments of truth, poignancy and hope.

Two years ago, James Hobley couldn't read or write and was happier playing with his cats than talking to his family. Then, aged eight, he discovered disco dancing and his life ...

Two years ago, James Hobley couldn't read or write and was happier playing with his cats than talking to his family. Then, aged eight, he discovered disco dancing and his life changed forever. Within months he was reading and writing and winning dance competitions. Now he wants to be known as James the amazing dancer, not James the boy with autism. He's competing for the world title in disco at Blackpool's Tower Ballroom, but can he win?

Follows a year in the life of Royal Ballet resident choreographer Wayne McGregor. He and Melvyn Bragg discuss how Covent Garden is embracing new directions in art and the ...

Follows a year in the life of Royal Ballet resident choreographer Wayne McGregor. He and Melvyn Bragg discuss how Covent Garden is embracing new directions in art and the relationship between traditional ballet and contemporary dance. The program sees McGregor create, rehearse and present two new works on London's main dance stages within three weeks.

What is it about the Bolshoi Ballet that makes it uniquely Russian? This documentary follows internationally acclaimed former Royal Ballet dancer Deborah Bull as she enters ...

What is it about the Bolshoi Ballet that makes it uniquely Russian? This documentary follows internationally acclaimed former Royal Ballet dancer Deborah Bull as she enters the world of the Bolshoi ballet, to look at how and why the Bolshoi is an internationally renowned, world class company.

For nearly 50,000 years, dances and songs have been an expression of Pacific Islanders' origins, journey, struggles and their very existence. Today, Pacific Islanders are ...

For nearly 50,000 years, dances and songs have been an expression of Pacific Islanders' origins, journey, struggles and their very existence. Today, Pacific Islanders are struggling to maintain their identity and traditions. Dance is central to these efforts and for centuries it has remained one of the most powerful vehicles for transmitting culture.

This is the story of Mia Slavenska, one of the most celebrated ballerinas of her time. It is also a story about historical memory, national identity, and the power of art. In ...

This is the story of Mia Slavenska, one of the most celebrated ballerinas of her time. It is also a story about historical memory, national identity, and the power of art. In her era, the 1930s through the 1950s, everyone in America who loved dance knew her name. Yet, in spite of a career that lasted decades, when Slavenska died in 2002 she believed that she had been completely forgotten. As her daughter, Maria, retraces Slavenska's life journey, she unearths the fascinating story of a maverick ballerina and a lost time of dance. Maria also discovers something more: Mia Slavenska hasn't been forgotten after all.

Live performance of the Irish dance and musical production created, choreographed and starring Michael Flatley. Recorded at the London Palladium theatre in 2014, the show ...

Live performance of the Irish dance and musical production created, choreographed and starring Michael Flatley. Recorded at the London Palladium theatre in 2014, the show features a new musical score composed by Gerard Fahy and some of the world's most talented dancers including James Keegan, Mathew Smith and Alice Upcott.

A documentary short about the Sydney Forro dance community classes at Redfern Community Centre. Social partner dancing is increasingly being found to be one of the best things ...

A documentary short about the Sydney Forro dance community classes at Redfern Community Centre. Social partner dancing is increasingly being found to be one of the best things we can do for our wellbeing, especially at a time when loneliness and social isolation are identified as major health risks.

Dance Academy
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Dance Academy: Free Falling

Season 1  |  Episode 16  |  ABC ME  |  August 10, 2017
Kat is upset when her parent's ignore her 16th birthday and throws herself a huge party at their harbour front home as revenge. However chaos soon reigns when Tara spies Kat ...

Kat is upset when her parent's ignore her 16th birthday and throws herself a huge party at their harbour front home as revenge. However chaos soon reigns when Tara spies Kat kissing Christian and realises she can't ignore her own feelings, Petra accidentally gets drunk, the photo of Tara and Christian together is revealed, and the police are called to end the out-of-control party!

During their studies at Juilliard, students learn not only to develop their own technique but also to work together. The students all have to learn how to adjust their voices, ...

During their studies at Juilliard, students learn not only to develop their own technique but also to work together. The students all have to learn how to adjust their voices, instruments...and temperaments.

The end of the school year is in sight. Students are busy rehearsing the final shows of the year, auditioning for the major companies, and giving concerts at prestigious venues.

The end of the school year is in sight. Students are busy rehearsing the final shows of the year, auditioning for the major companies, and giving concerts at prestigious venues.

Being confronted with a different discipline to one's own, in order to better nurture one's own art, is an integral part of the curriculum at Juilliard, irrespective of ...

Being confronted with a different discipline to one's own, in order to better nurture one's own art, is an integral part of the curriculum at Juilliard, irrespective of whether a student is a dancer, musician or actor. In this episode, Mariella, a violinist, takes tap-dancing lessons and philosophy lessons.

Creatives
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Creatives: Michelle Ryan

Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  ABC  |  March 22, 2016
Follows the dramatic events in the life of talented Australian dancer, Michelle Ryan, who danced for Meryl Tankard's Australian Dance Theatre, famed for its ground- breaking ...

Follows the dramatic events in the life of talented Australian dancer, Michelle Ryan, who danced for Meryl Tankard's Australian Dance Theatre, famed for its ground- breaking choreography.

In a country bereft of opportunity and often hope, dreams can offer sustenance to young minds. In Cambodia that dream often manifests in the desire to dance with the Royal ...

In a country bereft of opportunity and often hope, dreams can offer sustenance to young minds. In Cambodia that dream often manifests in the desire to dance with the Royal Ballet and every year hundreds of youths compete for just 50 places in the cast.

It's the end of the school year for the Juilliard students. For some of them, it's the end of their studies and the beginning of their professional careers.

It's the end of the school year for the Juilliard students. For some of them, it's the end of their studies and the beginning of their professional careers.

Follow people from all walks of life - including an ER doctor from Battery Park, a construction contractor from Queens, an equities trader from Wall Street, a policeman from ...

Follow people from all walks of life - including an ER doctor from Battery Park, a construction contractor from Queens, an equities trader from Wall Street, a policeman from Midtown Manhattan - as they come together at Spanish Harlem's Santo Rico Dance School to let loose, dance and connect while learning the rich art of salsa.

It will soon be Christmas for the Juilliard students, a crucial period for the students that is synonymous with end-of-term performances.

It will soon be Christmas for the Juilliard students, a crucial period for the students that is synonymous with end-of-term performances.

Ballet Russes
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Ballet Russes

Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  ABC  |  August 21, 2011
This documentary tells the story of the Ballet Russes de Monte Carlo, revealing the power games, rivalries and tribulations that marked its turbulent history.

This documentary tells the story of the Ballet Russes de Monte Carlo, revealing the power games, rivalries and tribulations that marked its turbulent history.

Discover the inspiring stories of six young performers; champions of Fairfield's underground Parkour and street style community as they merge urban freestyle forms with ...

Discover the inspiring stories of six young performers; champions of Fairfield's underground Parkour and street style community as they merge urban freestyle forms with contemporary dance and map their city through movement.

Historian and curator Lucy Worsley and Strictly Come Dancing star Len Goodman, take to the floor to reveal the untold story of British dance. This three part series offers a ...

Historian and curator Lucy Worsley and Strictly Come Dancing star Len Goodman, take to the floor to reveal the untold story of British dance. This three part series offers a fascinating insight into British society, exploring how the nation's love of dance has always been more than just mastering the moves and feeling the rhythm. It's about sex and seduction, power and politics, economics and of course, romance. They explore how dancing went from being frowned upon as dangerous and debauched in the 17th century to being celebrated as an essential social skill in the 18th century.

Held at Qudos Bank Arena, this is an outstanding showcase of the talent in NSW public schools. Featuring dance and musical performances by thousands of students.

Held at Qudos Bank Arena, this is an outstanding showcase of the talent in NSW public schools. Featuring dance and musical performances by thousands of students.

Four-part series documenting the struggles of the staff and students of NAISDA, Australia's premier Indigenous dance college, as they battle funding cuts. Narrated by Stan Grant.

Four-part series documenting the struggles of the staff and students of NAISDA, Australia's premier Indigenous dance college, as they battle funding cuts. Narrated by Stan Grant.

Kira, a beautiful Greek muse, incarnates herself on Earth to inspire a man named Sonny Malone to build a huge disco roller-rink.

Kira, a beautiful Greek muse, incarnates herself on Earth to inspire a man named Sonny Malone to build a huge disco roller-rink.

The 2013 NAIDOC Ball is hosted by Ernie Dingo and Narelda Jacobs with Casey Donovan and Mary G and will feature performances by hip-hop gorup Last Kinection and the amazing ...

The 2013 NAIDOC Ball is hosted by Ernie Dingo and Narelda Jacobs with Casey Donovan and Mary G and will feature performances by hip-hop gorup Last Kinection and the amazing Christine Anu.

The struggles of staff and students at NAISDA, Australia's premier indigenous dance college. The cast is announced for The End of Year Show and rehearsals commence. Has the ...

The struggles of staff and students at NAISDA, Australia's premier indigenous dance college. The cast is announced for The End of Year Show and rehearsals commence. Has the college survived another year? Narrated by Stan Grant.

This is an intimate account of the challenges a group of young Indigenous performers face in the pursuit of their dreams, as the staff of their dance college battle to keep ...

This is an intimate account of the challenges a group of young Indigenous performers face in the pursuit of their dreams, as the staff of their dance college battle to keep the organisation from being closed down.

The struggles of staff and students at NAISDA, Australia's premier indigenous dance college. Attendance is at an all-time low and staff morale at rock bottom as Robert shows a ...

The struggles of staff and students at NAISDA, Australia's premier indigenous dance college. Attendance is at an all-time low and staff morale at rock bottom as Robert shows a government entourage around. Narrated by Stan Grant.

Profiles the internationally acclaimed Indigenous didgeridoo player Mark Atkins. Randall follows Atkins from his busy rehearsal schedules in New York with major artists like ...

Profiles the internationally acclaimed Indigenous didgeridoo player Mark Atkins. Randall follows Atkins from his busy rehearsal schedules in New York with major artists like Phillip Glass, and back to his hometown Geraldton, in Yamaji Country, where he has been asked to perform as a special guest at the Yamaji Festival.

This portrait of a superstar is a masterful montage of Michael Jackson's music videos and fantasy-themed performances.

This portrait of a superstar is a masterful montage of Michael Jackson's music videos and fantasy-themed performances.

Twenty-seven music students and eight dancers from schools around NSW come together to work with London Symphony Orchestra animateur Paul Rissman to recreate Prokofiev's Romeo ...

Twenty-seven music students and eight dancers from schools around NSW come together to work with London Symphony Orchestra animateur Paul Rissman to recreate Prokofiev's Romeo and Juliet.

Mermaids, fairies and a vile villain named Captain Hook all intertwine in this adaptation of the Broadway musical centering on a playful boy who never wants to grow old.

Mermaids, fairies and a vile villain named Captain Hook all intertwine in this adaptation of the Broadway musical centering on a playful boy who never wants to grow old.

Examines the epic Indigenous production I Am Eora, which had its world premiere at Sydney Festival 2012. Go behind the scenes at Carriageworks as director Wesley Enoch and his ...

Examines the epic Indigenous production I Am Eora, which had its world premiere at Sydney Festival 2012. Go behind the scenes at Carriageworks as director Wesley Enoch and his cast bring three legendary stories to life.

This Manikay is sung traditionally by Djambarrpunu Clan. Milkarri is a sorrow Manikay (songline), is sung by women from this clan to cry about a longing for Ngurruyurrtjurr ...

This Manikay is sung traditionally by Djambarrpunu Clan. Milkarri is a sorrow Manikay (songline), is sung by women from this clan to cry about a longing for Ngurruyurrtjurr (homeland/clan).

The wind machines of last year's winner, Loreen, are at the ready as Julia Zemiro and Sam Pang return to blow everyone away with SBS's exclusive coverage of the 58th annual ...

The wind machines of last year's winner, Loreen, are at the ready as Julia Zemiro and Sam Pang return to blow everyone away with SBS's exclusive coverage of the 58th annual Eurovision Song Contest.

We're here to get you moving and keeping fit and healthy. So get your mum, dad, brothers, sisters, aunties and uncles wherever you are to come and Move it Mob Style!

We're here to get you moving and keeping fit and healthy. So get your mum, dad, brothers, sisters, aunties and uncles wherever you are to come and Move it Mob Style!

Thursday's Fictions has the raw intensity, epic dimensions and fantastical imagery of legend or myth. Director/Choreographer Richard James Allen has created a rich world ...

Thursday's Fictions has the raw intensity, epic dimensions and fantastical imagery of legend or myth. Director/Choreographer Richard James Allen has created a rich world filled with intriguing ideas and stunning imagery.

Graham Norton and Eurovision 2013 presenter Petra Mede host a special concert to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Eurovision Song Contest with show stopping performances ...

Graham Norton and Eurovision 2013 presenter Petra Mede host a special concert to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Eurovision Song Contest with show stopping performances from some of Eurovision's greatest acts of all time.

We're here to get you moving and keep fit and healthy. So get your mum, dad, brothers, sisters, aunties and uncles, wherever you are to come and move it mob-style.

We're here to get you moving and keep fit and healthy. So get your mum, dad, brothers, sisters, aunties and uncles, wherever you are to come and move it mob-style.

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