Sometimes, it seems all the viral videos out there involve stupid human tricks or cute animals. Thankfully, a video was produced by a professional ballet company to challenge these viral video stereotypes and get people excited about ballet. Peter Lindbergh and Stephen Kidd put together a short video in black and white to celebrate the upcoming season for the New York City Ballet. The video is quickly becoming popular among people interested in theater and the performing arts.
The short video showcases the grace and athleticism of ballet dancers. You can see dancers gracefully pose in astounding positions. You can observe plenty of sweating and bending in ways the average person can’t even imagine. You can also see plenty of toned men lift ballerinas high up in the air for dance routines. It truly is incredible to watch, and it makes people realize how athletic and disciplined ballet actually is.
The utilization of black and white for the video lets the viewers connect with the timelessness of ballet. It is a type of disciplined dancing that has been around for hundreds of years, and it will certainly be around for hundreds of years more. This will be long after the latest Hollywood blockbuster is long forgotten. If you are just discovering the beauty of ballet, this is a video to share on your social media websites. If you are an avid follower of ballet, this video will surely get you excited for the upcoming ballet season. Check it out as soon as you can!