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Review: ‘Ballet 422’

Review: ‘Ballet 422’

Directed by Jody Lee Lipes Featuring Justin Peck and the New York City Ballet Now playing in NYC & select theaters If you have paid close attention to popular culture over the last several years, you might believe ballet, an artistic dance form predicated on grace, poise and strength, has been reduced to loud melodrama

2014 Tribeca Film Festival Filmmaker Profile: Jody Lee Lipes (Director – ‘Ballet 422’)

Cinematographer and documentarian Jody Lee Lipes crafts an intimate, fly-on-the-wall documentary offering a rare peek into the highly-guarded world of professional ballet. The film shadows Justin Peck, the 25-year old choreographer of the New York City Ballet, as he undertakes the Herculean task of creating the company’s 422nd original piece while simultaneously fulfilling his role

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