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What's Good About Bunheads? It Depicts Ballet As More Than Cutthroat Torture
"Recent portrayals" of ballet in the popular media - Black Swan, Breaking Pointe - "have focused too much on the obstinacy, ambition, and perfectionism that fuels the enterprise of becoming a dancer. What makes it art, meanwhile, gets ignored." But Bunheads "has found a way to bring ballet's relevance - the meaning of the steps, the dancer's feel for the movements - subtly but clearly to the fore." The Atlantic 03/04/13 (includes video)
Posted March 7, 2013 12:48 AM

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