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In The Wings
 
Are you one of those people who studies the extensive list of names at the back of the Playbill when you see a show, wondering who they all are and what exactly they do? Then In The Wings is for you. Focusing on the people who are almost never in the news but who are essential to the making of the shows we all see and love, In The Wings explores the talents and stories behind the scenes, from the costume and scenic shops to the rehearsal room to the stage itself, with designers, artisans and craftspeople explaining their unique contributions to theatrical art in their own words. These short videos shine the spotlight on disciplines you may not even realize are a part of theatrical production and celebrate the full diversity of talent that contribute to bringing a show to the stage.


Dance Captain
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Greg Graham

Greg Graham, Dance Captain of Billy Elliot, talks about the ongoing task of maintaining the choreography of the show; how one becomes a dance captain; and the mix of civilian movement and tradition dance styles in this production. He is seen here teaching a tricky tap routine to new cast member David Hibbard.

This edition of In The Wings was made possible by the generous support of Mallory Factor.

Original air date - November, 2009
Running Time - 05:04


Additional resources:
Billy Elliot: Official Site

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