entitled “Ballet Russes” . This is an incredibly important film and era. After you have watched the documentary (should budget about 2 hours to watch and respond) reflect on the film. Some possible contemplations could include, how the political climate affected dance during that time. How did the ballet russes seek out and find collaborations, what new ideas did they introduce to the previously very traditional exhibition of ballet? What is the significance of having 4 native american ballerinas in the united states at that time? How has the ballet russes influenced dance in the united states?