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Parents' Guide to

Everybody Dance

By Andrea Beach, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Sweet docu follows kids with disabilities at ballet school.

Movie NR 2022 85 minutes
A silhouetted figure in a wheelchair is poised in the wings to enter a ballet performance.

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This is a touching and uplifting documentary ultimately about the power of artistic expression and why we all benefit from opportunities to learn an art form. Everybody Dance also gives a lot of information about disability and neurodiversity, especially autism, that may encourage empathy for some viewers and provides a lot of food for thought about a wide range of subjects like arts education and being a more inclusive society.

Taking the students and staff through the process of preparing for a big recital adds a story-like flow and a lot of suspense to the documentary. Viewers get to know the students and staff as individuals, and their joy and pride in their accomplishments are infectious.

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