Mad Hot Ballroom Poster

Release Date: 2005

DVD Release Date: October 18th, 2005

PG|1 hr 55 min

Plot Summary
Documentary filmmaker Marilyn Agrelo chronicles the lives of several New York City schoolchildren as they get ready for a dancing competition sponsored by the nonprofit group American Ballroom Theater. As the finals of the competition near, the students -- ranging in age from 10 to 11 and coming from both poor and affluent neighborhoods -- make their transformation from reticent novices to confident contestants versed in the Latin styles of foxtrot, merengue and rumba.

Cast: Heather Berman, Emma Therese Biegacki, Eva Carrozza, Evangelina Carrozzo, Paul Daggett

Director: Marilyn Agrelo

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Paramount

Keywords: Growing up, New York City, School, Judge, Heartwarming, Transformation, Charming, Inspiring, Rise, 2000s

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