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Marcia Haydée - The Seduction to Dance (45 mins.)
Marcia Haydée - for many the “primaballerina assoluta” of the 20th century, John Cranko’s muse and long-time director of the Stuttgart Ballet. On the occasion of her 80th birthday, the film pays homage to this unique artist by telling the ballerina’s captivating story.
Friedemann Vogel - Incarnation of Dance (60 mins.)
Milan’s Teatro alla Scala, Moscow’s Bolshoi Theatre, Tokyo’s National Theatre and of course Stuttgart Ballet - Friedemann Vogel, winner of numerous significant dance awards, has conquered the most important balletstages in the world. This intimate portrait accompanies the luminary of the ballet scene around the world and allows insights into his life as a dancer, the constant training and rehearsals, the loneliness on tour as well as the fear of a career breaking injury. It features interviews with Vogel’s dance partners and role models at the Stuttgart Ballet, such as Marcia Haydée, and excerpts from his performances.
Of Miracles and Superheroes - The Stuttgart Ballet (90 mins.)
The documentary traces the extraordinary success story of the Stuttgart Ballet, from its rise to fame as the“Stuttgart Ballet Miracle” during the Cranko era to the ensemble’s acclaim of today. Harold Woetzel accompanied the company for one year, capturing the season’s highlights as well as everyday life at the Stuttgart Ballet.
Sound format: PCM Stereo
Picture: 16:9, 1080i
- Of Miracles and Superheroes: English, German
- Marcia Haydée - The Seduction to Dance: German, English
- Friedemann Vogel - Incarnation of Dance: English, German, French, Japanese
Booklet: English, German
Total running time: 195 mins