Movies for the Dance Fan in Your Life

March 25, 2020

Angelina Ballerina – (G)

The UK/US animated program follows the adventures of a ballet-obsessed mooseling and her family and friends.

Shows and clips Available on YOUTUBE

Happy Feet – (G)

Most penguins sing, but this little guy is a dancer. And being different is going to make his life wonderful!

Available Free on Vudu; $3.99 on YOUTUBE

Leap – (PG)

An 11-year-old orphan girl dreams of becoming a ballerina and runs away to Paris from her home in the French countryside. Once In Paris, she passes for someone else and ends up a ballet student at the Grand Opera house.

Available on Netflix; $3.99 on YOUTUBE and AMAZON PRIME

Singin’ in the Rain – (G)

Considered one of the greatest movies of all time, Singin’ in the Rain is a 1952 American musical romantic comedy film directed and choreographed by Gene Kelly, starring Kelly, Donald O’Connor, and Debbie Reynolds.

Available on YOUTUBE, AMAZON PRIME and ITUNES starting at $3.99

First Position – (PG)

For your serious little bunhead, the 2011 documentary follows six young ballet students, all from different backgrounds, prepare for the Youth America Grand Prix, a competition in which dance schools and companies from around the world scout for new talent.

Available on YOUTUBE, AMAZON PRIME and GOOGLE PLAY starting at $2.99

Snuggled up with your tiny dancers? Here are some dance-themed movies and shows sure to please the Under 12 crowd (and Moms and Dads too).

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