Ballet's Greatest Hits98 MINS2013Dance
Youth America Grand PrixClemente D'AlessioNigel Lythgoe
Veronika PartMarcelo GomesHee SeoAlejandro VirellesAshley BouderDaniel UlbrichtGreta HodgkinsonMatthew GoldingStella AbreraMaria KochetkovaTaras DomitroSkylar Brandt
As seen in movie theaters, "Ballet's Greatest Hits" is a filmed gala evening showcasing classical ballet variations from Swan Lake, Don Quixote, Flames of Paris, Giselle and the Nutcracker, performed by stars from the world's most prestigious ballet companies. Hosted by "American Idol" and "So You Think You Can Dance" Executive Producer, Nigel Lythgoe, "Ballet's Greatest Hits" presents an all-star cast from the world's leading dance companies. For added insight into the history and meaning of classical ballet, YAGP delivers exclusive behind-the-scenes footage, rare archival materials, and exclusive interviews with choreographers, film producers, critics and luminaries of the dance world, such as Alexei Ratmansky, Benjamin Millepied, Edward Villella, and many others. The live performances were filmed by five-time Emmy Award winner, Clemente D'Alessio at the David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts in Tampa, Florida.