Three dancers, studying at the prestigious Purchase Dance Conservatory, tell their stories of the struggle, life, and their love of studying the art of dance.
Making this documentary, I faced the challenges of finding time to shoot with the complex scheduling of dancing and filmmaking. Additionally, I wanted to show appreciation of this art form and made sure I captured it with all the respect and beauty.
Trey has interest in joining his school’s fraternity, but receives criticism from his friends.
This was the project that made me realize I could make my ideas come to fruition. Working with a larger cast and crew and finishing post during the early stage of the pandemic, I realized I could do anything I put my mind to.
Vaughn gets stopped by the cops on the way home, and tries to deal with this with his older brother, who’s also an officer.
Filming my senior thesis film during February 2021 was a huge challenge. The main thing on my mind was making sure that everyone working on this project was safe. Thankfully, no one tested positive for COVID, and we are able to continue to create art.