Ballet Austin and Austin Film Festival Present

The Dance Film Series


Fame (1980)
May 22 | 3pm

The New York City High School of Performing Arts is a place where gifted teenagers go in hopes of achieving fame. This film tracks a group of eager students from their early auditions through their senior year at this prestigious academy. Each has their own struggle with the pressures of growing up as an inner-city youth in New York. Fame is a musical full of energy and atmosphere that gives us a glimpse of American teen life through eyes of hopeful singers, dancers, actors, and musicians.

Tickets include participation in a Jazz class following the show.

The Company
June 26 | 3pm

Through a tale composed of true accounts, Director Robert Altman ("M.A.S.H.", "The Player) brings us an intimate look at the intense lives of ballet performers at the Chicago Ballet Company. Allowing freedom from tightly scripted dialogue, Altman elicits genuine performances from his cast.

This, along with the plot comprised from real-life stories, gives "The Company" such an authenticity as it reveals to us the lives of those who endure the pressures of ballet and performance art.

Tickets include participation in our Ballet Fit class following the show.

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Center Stage
July 24 | 3pm

For most of her young adult life, Jody Sawyer has dreamed of becoming one of American Ballet Company's "perfect little ballerinas" and now she is going to get her shot. The only problem is many others share that same dream and she find herself competing with them all. Center Stage allowed audiences to enter the world of Ballet and understand the rigors and stress that these young adults must endure to be successful while at the same time managing the burden and complications of coming into their own.

Tickets include participation in a Ballet class following the show, taught by Company dancer Christopher Swaim.

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Screening held in The AustinVentures StudioTheater
501 West 3rd Street

Reserved Seating Tickets $10
Price includes screening and post-show class.

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