Flesh and Bone

A young girl from blue-collar Pittsburgh comes to New York to become a professional dancer...no it's not a Flashdance remake but an eight-part series which is a dark and intensely compelling take on ballet. Flesh and Bone revolves around Claire Robbins (Sarah Hay) a talented 21 year old scarred by her past looking to make it in the world of dance. a real-life ballet dancer. Unlike most dancers she literally escaped her home town Pittsburgh by dark of night, for her long-shot audition at the fictional American Ballet Company. One of the great things about the series created by Moira Walley-Beckett is that she cast real dancers including the main character so there are no body doubles in dance scenes, these are the actors/dancers, making it very authentic to the story she weaves. This might be the effect ...