Tag: theater camp

A Star is Born

by
Editor, Porter Sargent Handbooks

Natalie Portman earned rave reviews--and an Academy Award--for her performance as a brilliant but troubled ballerina in the 2009 psychological thriller Black Swan. But convincingly portraying a world-class dancer with the moves to match took more than a few weeks of practicing her pliƩs and pirouettes: Portman actually began studying ballet as a teenager at Stagedoor Manor Performing Arts summer camp. read more