Sunday, September 15 | 4:00 pmDelancey Screening Room, 600 The Embarcadero, San Francisco
BalletBoyz: The Next Generation(UK, 2011) 48 min
Director: Michael Nunn, William Trevitt
In 2009, award winning dance company BalletBoyz launched a new all-male dance company, handpicked from open auditions from a variety of dance backgrounds. Since then, they have become a worldwide hit with audiences, received rave reviews, have performed live to over 100,000 people and reached an audience in excess of 4 million through numerous TV appearances. Filmed over two years in the UK and on location in Ethiopia, the documentary follows the group as they travel to Addis Ababa to become the first UK dance company to perform in Ethiopia.
Michael Nunn & William Trevitt
BalletBoyz founders Michael Nunn and William Trevitt will be present for Q & A following the film. They are also serving as members of the dance screen competition’s jury.
The Flying Steps & Ryan Doyle(AUSTRIA, 2011) 5min
Director: Peter Clausen
Choreography: Vartan BassilWith parcour artist Ryan Doyle, seven dancers from 4-time world champion breakdance crew “Flying Steps” show off remarkable power moves in stereo 3D and super-slow-motion.
Dance Inspires…(AUSTRIA, 2012) 16min
Director: Nina Saurugg“Summer 2012, I went to the ImPulsTanz Vienna international dance festival as a student. I took my camera with me and started to film because I was so inspired by dancing. This is the result.” Nina Saurugg