Why Russians Are So Good At Ballet


Ballet dancers have charmed and delighted audiences for decades. The familiar performances of The Nutcracker and Swan Lake have something in common — and it all has to do with Russia.

*Learn more here:*
The New Yorker. “Danse Macabre” https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2013/03/18/danse-macabre

NPR. “Tracing Ballet’s Cultural History Over 400 Years” https://www.npr.org/2011/12/16/143775428/tracing-ballets-cultural-history-over-400-years

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*Presented and Sr. Produced By: *Imaeyen Ibanga
*Produced by*: Steph Whiteside
*Shot and Edited by:* Brian Joseph
*Animations by:* Kai Tang
*Executive Producer:* Sarah Nasr

Music tracks courtesy of APM and Audio Networks.
Footage and images courtesy of Getty.

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