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Scenes from the Boys’ Dance Summer School, January 2014 at Shore School Sydney, with tutors Steven Heathcote, Bill Pengelly and Jason Duff.
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The 2013 Ballet finalist performance by David Preciado at the Spotlight Awards Gala presented by The Music Center of Los Angeles.
A Special Gift (ABC After School Special 1979) is the story of a 14 year-old basketball star who has been secretly studing ballet and his concern about what his peers may think when they find out.