New Documentary Steps Behind The Curtain Of One Of Ballet's Most Famous Institutions

February 3, 2015 3:31 PM

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New Documentary Steps Behind The Curtain Of One Of Ballet's Most Famous Institutions

In a dimly lit corner of his apartment, New York City Ballet dancer Justin Peck sits alone at a desk, reviewing rehearsal films with a pen in hand. The (then) 25-year-old corps de ballet member is choreographing the famed company’s 422nd original ballet for the 2013 winter season ahead. He has eight weeks.

“Ballet 422,” a documentary directed by Jody Lee Lipes, follows Peck from conception to the world premiere of "Paz de La Jolla," a 20-minute ballet set to Bohuslav Martinů's "Sinfonietta La Jolla," featuring three principal dancers and a 15-member corp. It is the third ballet Peck will have choreogr...

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