Pierre Dulaine is currently based in Lebanon, as a jury member for the Middle East ‘So you think you can dance’ edition. He took a few days off to visit Brussels on the occasion of the Filem’on children’s film festival.
Who is the real Pierre Dulaine?
Pierre Dulaine (born 23 April 1944) is a dance instructor and dancer. He invented the Dulaine method of teaching dance. He also founded Dancing Classrooms, a social and emotional development program for 5th grade children that uses ballroom dancing as a vehicle to change the lives of the children and their families.
Is take the lead based on a true story?
“Take the Lead” is based on the true story of Pierre Dulaine, a Manhattan dance teacher (played by Banderas) who volunteered his time to teach ballroom dancing to inner-city high-school kids who had been raised on hip-hop.
What does it mean to take the lead?
1 : to take a position that is ahead of others : go first You take the lead and we’ll follow right behind you. 2 : to take the winning position in a race or competition Her car has taken the lead.
What is the Dulaine method?
The Dulaine Method encourages our Teaching Artists’ inner child to emerge fully while they are teaching. They are playful, they are present, and the children can sense they are just plain happy to be with them.
Where does take the lead take place?
In New York, the polite dance instructor Pierre Dulaine sees a black teenager vandalizing the car of the director of a public school and on the next day he volunteers to teach dance to students to give respect, dignity, self-confidence, trust and teamwork.
Where can I watch take the lead Canada?
You are able to stream Take the Lead by renting or purchasing on Amazon Instant Video, iTunes, Google Play, and Vudu.
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