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A coming-of-age portrait of a talented young dancer who leaves behind a troubled family life to join a small dance troupe in New York City.
A coming-of-age portrait of a talented young dancer who leaves behind a troubled family life to join a small dance troupe in New York City, FIVE DANCES is a creatively adventurous feature film by award-winning writer-director Alan Brown. The film features five of New York’s most gifted dancers acting on film for the very first time, and performing the choreography of internationally acclaimed choreographer Jonah Bokaer.
Alan Brown – Director
Agathe David-Weill -Producer
Derek McKane – Cinematographer
Jarrah Gurrie – Editor
Jonah Bokaer – Choreographer
Nicholas Wright – Composer
Alan Brown’s credits: O Beautiful, Book of Love, Superheroes, Private Romeo
About the Production:
As a longtime New Yorker and dance-goer, I’ve long been drawn to the intimacy and immediacy of the creation process in the rehearsal studio.
With FIVE DANCES, I was fortunate to enlist the incredibly creative talent of Jonah Bokaer. Our five dancers are New York City’s best. Creating a film around them and their talents was the most exciting work I’ve ever done as a director. FIVE DANCES is a unique film in all the best ways – original in its conception, visually exciting, and, so emotionally honest in its performances that it will draw in even non-dance audiences.
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