Behind the Scenes of the New York City Ballet's Costume Shop

With a hundred dancers and different shows in rotation every week, the costume shop at the New York City Ballet is a busy place. In this short documentary, Recreating a Tutu's Splendor, Marc Happel, the director of the studio, describes what goes into updating a classic tutu design from the 1970s. The director of the video, Galen Summer, talks about the making of the series in an interview here. Stay tuned for more short films from the New York City Ballet on the Atlantic Video channel. 

For more films by Galen Summer, visit http://www.unionhz.tv/.

Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg is the executive producer for video at The AtlanticMore

Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg joined The Atlantic in 2011 to launch its video channel and, in 2013, create its in-house video production department. She leads the development and production of original documentaries, interviews, and other video content for The Atlantic. Previously, she worked as a producer at Al Gore’s Current TV and as a content strategist and documentary producer in San Francisco. She studied filmmaking and digital media at Harvard University.

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