Redesigning the Costumes for Balanchine's 'Symphony in C'

A short documentary goes behind the scenes at the New York City Ballet, where Marc Happel, the director of costumes, creates a new, Swarovski-encrusted look for the company's signature ballet. The black and white color scheme references the original costumes for the ballet, set to Bizet's "Symphony in C." The short documentary was directed by Nick Bentgen

Meet the team at the company's in-house costume shop in the short documentary by Galen Summer below:

 

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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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