Dance for Two (2015)
35min · Documentary, Short, Biography · 1 January 2015
Short essayist documentary of two 80-year old friends who lost contact as teenagers. They revive their friendship after 60-year gap. It's a survival story, aided by true friendship. Emotional story of forgiveness, acceptance and ability to adapt. Barbara and Adam became friends at the School of American Ballet as teenagers in 1940's. Legendary choreographer and director of NYCB, George Balanchine mentored Barbara and took her in at the New York City Ballet. Barbara was forced to quit her brilliant career after suffering psychological abuse. Adam continued to dance and their ways separated. After 60 years they connect by lucky chance and together they visit St Petersburg. They go to Mariinsky theater and Vaganova ballet school in Russia.
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