The Vaganova Academy in Russia is the world's leading ballet school. Meet its graduating boys' class as they rehearse for a show at the Mariinsky Theatre and audition for the top ballet companies.
Russia's Vaganova Academy is the world's leading ballet school, with students from all over the world. Follow the graduating class of boys who must have physical strength, technical excellence, and beauty. They rehearse for a graduation show at the Mariinsky Theatre and audition for places at top companies. They're coached by disciplinarian Principal Nikolai Tsiskaridze, a famous ballet dancer. Revel in the delicate elegance of Russian ballet, and the extraordinary work required to dance it.