Growth, resilience, change, determination. All of these, words and ideas that have become familiar to us over the course of this year. During this time of returning to normal, these themes possess a level of understanding and engagement unmatched before the collective experience of the last 2 years. It’s here, at the reawakening of the world, that we find our drama.

The growth of the craft of dance, the resilience of an academy, the change of outlook from its director, and the determination of a young protege rising through the ranks and ready to prove themselves on “The Nutcracker” stage.

It that grounded approach to human drama which will differentiate this dance film from ones before it. A hybrid of documentary and human narrative story telling.

With that said... lets dive in