Urban Nutcracker: Anatomy of a Ballet

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URBAN NUTCRACKER: ANATOMY OF A BALLET goes behind-the-scenes of Anthony Williams' daring adaptation of the holiday classic, in which a diverse group of dancers - a rough-edged tap star, a black cavalier and a Latina teen - put their twist on traditional Nutcracker roles. The performance documentary captures the challenges involved in uniting the multi-ethnic team of dancers, artists and stage crew and presenting the professional-quality stage show on a non-profit budget. Along the way, cameras capture the gradual crumbling of barriers as participants work, learn and perform together.

Previously Aired

Day
Time
Channel
11/23/2011
8 p.m.
11/24/2011
2 a.m.
11/27/2011
3 p.m.
11/28/2011
2 a.m.
11/30/2011
2 p.m.
12/26/2013
8 p.m.
12/27/2013
2 a.m.
12/29/2013
4 p.m.
12/30/2013
3 a.m.
1/2/2014
2 p.m.
12/22/2019
9 a.m.
12/22/2019
3 p.m.
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