First Position (2012)

First Position
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating None
Runtime 1hr 34mins.
Genres Documentary, Dance
Keywords competition, dance, performance, performer
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Bess Kargman Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Nick Higgins Associate Producer n/a 171 3000004
Nick Higgins Cinematographer n/a 402 6000001
Bess Kargman Editor n/a 172 7000001
Chris Hajian Composer n/a 120836 8000001
Kate Amend Editor n/a 172 7000002
Jennilyn Merten Associate Producer n/a 171 3000003
Rose Caiola Executive Producer n/a 174 3000002
Joan Sebastian Zamora Actor Himself 1 1000003
Rebecca Houseknecht Actor Herself 1 1000002
Miko Fogarty Actor Herself 1 1000004
Bess Kargman Director n/a 2 2000001
Bess Kargman Producer n/a 3 3000001
Aran Bell Actor Himself 1 1000001
Synopsis
For the young dancers at the Youth America Grand Prix, one of the world's most prestigious ballet competitions, lifelong dreams are at stake. With hundreds competing for a handful of elite scholarships and contracts, practice and discipline are paramount, and nothing short of perfection is expected. Follow six young dancers as they prepare for a chance to enter the world of professional ballet, struggling through bloodied feet, near exhaustion and debilitating injuries all while navigating the drama of adolescence. A showcase of awe-inspiring talent, tenacity and passion.