S6 E5: Changing the Face of Ballet
Constant Wonder - Season 6, Episode 5
- Oct 18, 2023 12:00 pm
- 52:50 mins
Steven Melendez was introduced to ballet as a child living in a homeless shelter. After an international ballet career—during which he tried to downplay his past—he now works to welcome more kids with backgrounds like his into the ballet studio and onto the world's finest stages. The documentary "Lift" chronicles his journey. Guests: Steven Melendez, Artistic Director of New York Theatre Ballet David Petersen, Director and Producer of "Lift"