Documentary Ballet

The Children of Theatre Street - The Story of the Kirov Ballet School (1977)

The Children of Theatre Street - The Story of the Kirov Ballet School (1977)
DVD5 | English | 720x480 | MPEG2 ~4236 kbps | AC3 ~384 kbps | 4.17 GB
Documentary, Ballet Dance

This Oscar-nominated documentary, narrated by the legendary Princess Grace of Monaco, tells the story of Russia's famous ballet academy, the Kirov School, that produced some of the greatest dancers in the history of ballet, such as Nijinsky, Pavlova, Nureyev.
Swan Lake - Maya Plisetskaya, Nicolai Fadeyechev, Bolshoi Ballet (1957)

Swan Lake - Maya Plisetskaya, Nicolai Fadeyechev, Bolshoi Ballet (1957)
DVD5 | no dialogues | 720x480 | MPEG2 ~3625 kbps | AC3 ~192 kbps | 3.79 GB
Documentary, Ballet Dance

Swan Lake tells the timeless tale of redemption through love. It is probably the best-known, best-loved of all the classical ballets, and, for the prima ballerina who dances the dual role of Odette and Odile, the supreme test of the dancer's craft.

PBS American Masters - American Ballet Theatre: A History (2015)  Video

Posted by notbanned at Oct. 24, 2016
PBS American Masters - American Ballet Theatre: A History (2015)

PBS American Masters - American Ballet Theatre: A History (2015)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2239 Kbps | 1h 46mn | 1.98 GiB
Audio: English AC3 384 kbps, 6 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

Ric Burns’ documentary on the 75-year history of the preeminent ballet company combines rehearsal footage, virtuoso performances and interviews with ABT's key figures including Alicia Alonso and the late Donald Saddler and Frederic Franklin; Susan Jaffe and Julie Kent, Misty Copeland, Gillian Murphy, Marcelo Gomez, Hee Seo, choreographer Alexei Ratmansky and Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie.

BBC - The King who Invented Ballet (2015)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at June 16, 2016
BBC - The King who Invented Ballet (2015)

BBC - The King who Invented Ballet (2015)
WEBRip | 1280 x 720 | .MP4/AVC @ 2299 Kbps | 1h 34mn | English AAC 93.5 kbps, 2 channels | 1.59 GB
Genre: Documentary

September 2015 marks the 300th anniversary of the death of King Louis XIV of France and this documentary looks at how Louis XIV not only had a personal passion and talent for dance, but supported and promoted key innovations, like the invention of dance notation and the founding of the world's first ballet school, that would lay the foundations for classical ballet to develop.
BBC - Dancing in the Blitz: How World War 2 Made British Ballet (2014)

BBC - Dancing in the Blitz: How World War 2 Made British Ballet (2014)
HDTV | 1280 x 720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2765 Kbps | 59mn 15s | 1.23 GB
Audio: English AAC 127 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

David Bintley, director of the Birmingham Royal Ballet, explores how the Second World War was the making of British ballet and how fundamental the years of hardship and adversity were in getting the British public to embrace ballet.

The Male Ballet Dancer  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by ParRus at March 31, 2016
The Male Ballet Dancer

The Male Ballet Dancer
DVDRip | English | AVI | 640 x 480 | H264 ~503 kbps | 29.970 fps
AC-3 128 Kbps 48.0 KHz | 2 channels | 01:13:52 | 339.7 MB
Genre: eLearning Video / Ballet, Classical Dance

Get ready for a jaw-dropping, eye-popping experience as you watch Gold-Silver-Bronze Medalist Joseph Michael Gatti perform the variations from Black Swan and Le Corsaire and then show "How It's Done" with Finis Jhung. Here is a thrilling display of the male bravura technique - all the virtuoso steps that stop the show and make audiences stand and cheer. Joe's ability to turn is uncanny - he finishes most all his turns, including 9 pirouettes - on demi-pointe.

Ballet Boys / Ballettguttene (2014)  Video

Posted by NaVi7 at Nov. 9, 2015
Ballet Boys / Ballettguttene (2014)

Ballet Boys / Ballettguttene (2014)
DVDRip | MKV / AVC, 907 Kbps | 720x406 | 1h 12mn | 535 MiB
Norwegian: AAC, 127 Kbps (2 ch) | Subtitles: English HC
Genre: Documentary | Sport

Ballet Boys takes you through disappointments, victories, forging of friendship, first loves, doubt, faith, growing apart from each other, finding your own way and own ambitions, all mixed with the beautiful expression of ballet.

BBC - The King who Invented Ballet (2015)  Video

Posted by Polik88 at Sept. 17, 2015
BBC - The King who Invented Ballet (2015)

BBC - The King who Invented Ballet (2015)
HDTV | English | MKV (H264) 25.000 fps 2283 Kbps | 1920x1080 | AAC 128 Kbps 48.0 khz | 95 minutes | 1.62 GB
Genre: Documentary

September 2015 marks the 300th anniversary of the death of King Louis XIV of France and this documentary looks at how Louis XIV not only had a personal passion and talent for dance, but supported and promoted key innovations, like the invention of dance notation and the founding of the world's first ballet school, that would lay the foundations for classical ballet to develop.

Ballet Yoga with Nicky McGinty  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by FenixN at Aug. 12, 2015
Ballet Yoga with Nicky McGinty

Ballet Yoga with Nicky McGinty
5xDVDRip | AVI/XviD, ~1884 kb/s | 720x400 | Duration: 01:21:02 | English: AC3, 192 kb/s (2 ch) | 1.14 GB
Genre: Yoga, Health

Ballet Yoga combines the best fundamentals of both yoga and ballet to create amazing toned,lean muscles in your body. By integrating the finest of these schools of techniques, you get the benefits of the strengthening and toning exercises of ballet repetitions while still flowing through the beneficial vinyasa yoga sequence. Choreographed around the normal sun salutation of yoga, Nicky has combined some ballet movements into the practices to enhance the sequences such as focusing on core moves and creating perfect posture without interrupting the nature of a yoga practice. This DVD has been divided into 3 x 20 minute routines that will add a new dimension to your yoga, fitness or dance routine while giving you the grace and poise of a dancer and yogini. This is Nicky's second DVD. Her first was Ballet Fitness.

PBS American Masters - American Ballet Theatre: A History (2015)  Video

Posted by notbanned at May 17, 2015
PBS American Masters - American Ballet Theatre: A History (2015)

PBS American Masters - American Ballet Theatre: A History (2015)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2113 Kbps | 1h 23mn | Audio: English AC3 384 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None | 1.48 GiB
Genre: Documentary

Ric Burns (New York) presents this rich, 75-year history of one of the world's preeminent ballet companies, from its earliest days as a small, financially struggling collective, to its pinnacle as one of the most respected and revered dance companies in the world. With unprecedented access to the company, witness dramatic live performances in Paris and Havana; grueling rehearsals at ABT's flagship studio in New York City; and slow-motion captures at Kaatsbaan International Dance Center in Tivoli, N.Y., with iconic dances by Misty Copeland, Gillian Murphy, Hee Seo, Marcelo Gomes, Isabella Boylston, Herman Cornejo, Daniil Simkin, Joseph Gorak, and Cory Stearns, who were chosen by artistic director Kevin McKenzie to illustrate the ABT dancers' formidable technicality, intricate artistry, and nuanced emotion. This comprehensive inside look at the world of professional ballet includes archival photos and rare footage of ballet icons Jerome Robbins, George Balanchine, Agnes de Mille, Antony Tudor, and Mikhail Baryshnikov, as well as artists pivotal to the company's formation, including Alicia Alonso and the late Donald Saddler and Frederic Franklin; and contemporary luminaries, including dancers Susan Jaffe and Julie Kent, and choreographer Alexei Ratmansky.