Dreams protect us and keep us going each day. While dancing outside, Tuany hears gunshots. She reflects on the constant violence and teaching girls ballet; dancing is a refuge from their daily lives.
Tuany’s program now includes 162 girls. She recalls building a dance studio with the help of the girls and their mothers. Drug trafficking forces some students to move. Karla and Ester reflect on their lives and dancing.
Credits: Episode 6: Na Ponta Dos Pes (On Pointe) (IMPACT With Gal Gadot)
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Rio De Janeiro, Brazil: Witness the inspiring story of Tuany, a 23-year-old ballet dancer who started a dance company for young girls in the middle of one of Rio De Janeiro’s most dangerous favelas. She gives students hope for a better future and a safe space away from the violent world around them.
Length: 18 minutes
Copyright date: ©2021
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