- 1 hr 30 min
"First Position" is a documentary film that features six young ballet dancers as they train and compete in the Youth America Grand Prix. At stake are spots at prestigious ballet companies and schools. Between the ages of nine and 19, Michaela DePrince, Aran Bell, Miko Fogarty, Jules Fogarty, Joan Sebastian Zamora, and Rebecca Houseknecht all live and breathe ballet. The dancers come from diverse backgrounds but are united in their pursuit of perfection. These dedicated students put their bodies through constant, rigorous training to achieve their goals. Viewers see the ins and outs of the elite competition including practices and performances by the six dancers.