Movie Recommendation: First Position

first position documentary

First Position is a 2011 American documentary film.  It follows six young dancers preparing for the Youth America Grand Prix in New York City, an annual competition for dancers ages 9–19 to earn a place at an elite ballet company or school.  It features young dancers Michaela DePrince, Aran Bell, Miko Fogarty, Jules Fogarty, Joan Sebastian Zamora, Gaya Bommer Yemini and Rebecca Houseknecht as they intensively train and prepare for what could be the turning point of their lives.

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