This trailer is for a feature length documentary Carrithers Studio produced about the rise of the Houston Ballet. The story begins with the artistic directorship of a former Ballets Russes dancer, Tatiana Semenova in 1955 and ends six decades later with the company's current visionary artistic director, Stanton Welch. The film features on-camera stories by Debbie Allen, Janie Parker, Li Cunxin, Ben Stevenson, Christopher Bruce, Barbara Bears, Melody Mennite, Trey McIntyre, Stanton Welch and many more. The film will premiere November 10th, 2013 at the Houston Cinema Arts Festival. For more information about screenings visit cinemartsociety.org.