‘Joy Womack: The White Swan’ feature documentary on the prima ballerina releases on digital 19 July 2021
Experience the joy and pain of professional ballet with Joy Womack: The White Swan, an intimate look at the journey of professional ballerina Joy Womack from her humble beginnings in Texas to performing as prima ballerina with the Kremlin Ballet. This beautiful and insightful film dances on to digital on 19 July 2021 courtesy of 101 Films.
As the age of just 15, Womack was invited to dance at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy in Russia and now this film steps beyond the stage and takes a rarely seen look into the highs and lows of professional ballet, through her training in Russia and culminates in a captivating performance in one of the most prestigious roles as the White Swan in Swan Lake, demonstrating the dedication she has to her craft and the work required to reach the pinnacle of the ballet world.
Taking a swan dive into the physical and mental toll that ballet, particularly at the highest level, can take, the film features commentary from Womack, and interviews with friends, teachers and journalists. This dazzling documentary provides a unique insight into the intriguing world of elite ballet dancers.