MOTHERHOOD IN THE WORLD OF BALLET
Documentary Film | 30min aprox. | Germany | 2023
Across the globe, professional ballet dancers face a constant struggle to perform at their highest possible level. But what happens when the road to principal dancer intersects with the road to motherhood?
In this short documentary, get a firsthand look at how 5 of the world’s leading principal dancers juggle the pressures of ballet and pregnancy, finding the path from ballerina to ballerina mother.
Supported by researched statistics and personalized interviews, they share the journey of becoming pregnant, giving birth and returning to the stage through the lens of a modern day dancer.
Director: Clara Rodríguez Arasanz
Production Company: Dance Masterclass
Head of Production: Caspar Hees, Greta Bebenroth
Post Supervisor: Benjamin Piehler