3 x 1 hour documentary series

Ballet Girls

Original Broadcaster

Distributor (Canada)

Distributor (International):

Bravo! Canada
(original air date: Dec 4, 11 & 18, 2006)
Merit Entertainment Inc
Filmoption International

A rare glimpse into the competitive world of classical ballet, Ballet Girls takes us behind-the-scenes of a professional ballet school. In the open audition room, young pre-teen girls compete for coveted spots within the school and face the drama and painstaking realities of chasing their dreams. The three-part series concludes with a triumphant performance for one aspiring ballerina as Clara in the company’s annual production of The Nutcracker.

Co-produced with vonnie VON HELMOLT film


In the Media

"Young girls dream of becoming ballerinas and going to the ball…but the heroines of this tale dispense with fairy godmothers and make their dreams come true through their own hard work and strength of character". -Pat St. Germain, Winnipeg Sun