Kurt Froman: Teaching ballet to the stars

In recent years, there has been a number of films, TV series, and commercials with dance at the forefront.  In projects like “Black Swan,” “Side Effects,” and the upcoming thriller, “Red Sparrow,” featured Hollywood actors like Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis, Rooney Mara, and Jennifer Lawrence had to learn ballet and authentically execute choreography as part of their roles.  Obviously, you can’t train just anyone to dance like a prima ballerina in just a matter of months, but it’s the job of the director, cinematographer, choreographer, dance double, and dance coach to achieve this illusion on film. Dance Informa got to chat with celebrity dance coach, Kurt Froman, about how a frustrating injury led him to a vocation he could have never imagined…READ MORE

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