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Australian Story: Leap of Faith (McRae and Campbell)
Leap of Faith (McRae and Campbell)
ABC  |  February 19, 2018
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Meet the Billy Elliots of Australia! From humble beginnings in western Sydney, Steven McRae and Alexander Campbell have made it to the top of world ballet. The two men first met as boys competing on Sydney's dance circuit and their careers have been closely intertwined ever since. Both followed unlikely paths into ballet. Steven grew up in a family of drag racers and Alexander was a talented cricketer. Now, in a rare feat for Australia, they're both principal dancers at the prestigious Royal Ballet in London. A surprising story of rivalry, family sacrifice and sheer determination.

Meet the Billy Elliots of Australia! From humble beginnings in western Sydney, Steven McRae and Alexander Campbell have made it to the top of world ballet. The two men first met as boys competing on Sydney's dance circuit and their careers have been closely intertwined ever since. Both followed unlikely paths into ballet. Steven grew up in a family of drag racers and Alexander was a talented cricketer. Now, in a rare feat for Australia, they're both principal dancers at the prestigious Royal Ballet in London. A surprising story of rivalry, family sacrifice and sheer determination.

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