Documentary taking us backstage at the Mariinsky Theatre to give us an insight into the lives of five Russian ballerinas.
To succeed as a ballerina, you must be willing to go through the rigor of decades of training, discipline, and practice to be truly become one of the greats. Russian superstar dancers Nijinsky, Baryshnikov, and Pavlova, have dedicated their lives to the stage and are known as some of the best dancers in the world.
The stories of five dancers are revealed in this insightful documentary, showing us any wannabe ballerinas must show no hint of the sweat on stage, and the pain and tough work of the rehearsal studio.
From Swan Lake to Romeo and Juliet, from the backstage studio to performing on stages around the world, Ballerina captures the sublime beauty of ballet, in all its resplendent glory.