In the competitive world of classical dance, practice, discipline and perfection are paramount. First Position is a documentary that follows six young dancers as they compete for awards and elite scholarships at one of the most prestigious children’s ballet competitions.
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I used to dance in this competition myself and I thought this documentary really accurately portrayed YAGP. However, I felt it glorified the ballet world and wanted to be "feel good" rather than realistic.
Great Documentary about the US ballet competition and its young competitors. You can see the pressure, the passion, the dreams of these young and sometimes very young dancers and their families... Highly recommended especially if you like dance and ballet.