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This 2001 documentary gives us a peak at how boys are trained in Russia. We see the hard work, pain, sweat and exhaustion that the boys must endure to become graceful and strong dancers so the that “the people will applaud.”

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More videos can be found at the Boys and Ballet Youtube Channel

Boys and Ballet has not been able to discover the photographer’s name or the school where these pictures were taken. If you know, please leave a comment.

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2 Comments

    • Irina
    • Posted October 13, 2013 at 8:39 am
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    Here is the complete movie: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tehHzbU5_Cc

    • Irina
    • Posted October 13, 2013 at 9:27 am
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    I just watched till the end. This is not a small school, this is Bolshoi Ballet Academy in Moscow, filmed in 2001.


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