A new six-part documentary series that has taken the dance world by storm. Bronze recipient of the prestigious Telly Award in 4 categories: Social Issues(Film/Video); Education (Film/Video); Social Responsibility (Film/Video); Education (Internet/Online Video).
This DVD includes all six episodes (plus 2 bonus episodes):
Episode 1: "Confessions"
In this first episode, viewers meet the boys and discover what led them to dance. The glimpse into their reality begins with compelling discussions about bullying and teasing, how they coped with such negative behavior, and why they ended up stronger because of it.
Episode 2: "Acceptance"
'Acceptance,' offers a fascinating look at how important a dad's role can be in the life of his dancing son. And you'll gain some surprising insights into the struggles some fathers face when their sons choose dance over sports.
Episode 3: "Tights and More," offers an unprecedented look into the guys' thoughts and opinions on everything from what it was like to wear that first pair of tights to the differences between male and female dancers.
Episode 4: "Opinions"
In this episode, the guys share their thoughts about male dancers who perform in a feminine way. It's a topic that is not often discussed in the dance world, and the guys feelings range from confusion to wondering how others perceive them. They also discuss the male dancers they look up to and why, offering advice to boys who dance at schools where no strong male influence exists.
Episode 5: "The Brotherhood"
In the first few episodes, we learned about the judgment and bullying that many male dancers deal with. In the last couple, we discover that the passion these young men have for dance is far stronger than the negativity that comes from those who judge them. In this episode, the guys let us in on the unique bond they've developed. It's about support, understanding, andÃƒÆ'Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬"as they put itÃƒÆ'Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬"being part of a special family.
Episode 6: "Heart"
In the final episode, Heart, the boys share their dreams for the future and the role they think dance will play in achieving them. In the moving conclusion to this frank and revealing series, they talk joyfully about what dance means to them.
For anyone who loves dance, Male Voices is a must-see. Brilliant! A great resource into the lives of male dancers. Mark Santoro, dancer, teacher, and choreographer
At last! If any dancers' voices should be heard, they belong to these boys. You've done a great service for all of us. Let the healing begin. Grover Dale, executive producer, Answers4Dancers.com