“It was so believable, it was fantastic, that beautiful movement quality, ” he says. “There are articles now talking about her dance double [American Ballet Theatre dancer Sarah Lane] that are making it sound like [Lane] did a lot of the work, but really, she just did the footwork, and the fouettés, and one diagonal [phrase] in the studio. Honestly, 85% of that movie is Natalie.”
The quote is part of a larger article about Ben over at the LA Times and is definitely worth a read. I particularly liked this little bud nip.
And would they ever think of collaborating again on a dance project? “No!” Millepied says, laughing. “I mean I think this was a phenomenal, unforgettable experience. But there are no plans to collaborate again in the future.”