The “real” black swan on 20/20

Seems that it takes a bit of controversy for a ballerina to make it on TV.  In response to the noise surrounding the removal of the “face replacement” special effects in Darren Aronofsky’s BLACK SWAN, below…

Watch Dance Magazine’s Editor in Chief  Wendy Perron on ABC’s 20/20

 “Natalie Portman’s Dance Double Speaks Out”

Wendy Perron headshot

Sarah Lane on the cover of June 2007 Dance Magazine

You’ve read Wendy’s original blog post that sparked the media frenzy surrounding Natalie Portman’s dancing in Black Swan. Now hear directly from Perron and ABT’s Sarah Lane, herself, as they discuss the controversy and why the public needs to know what it really takes to become a professional ballet dancer –  lifelong training, dedication, and artistry. ABC’s 20/20 airs April 15 at 10 p.m. EST. Check your local listings.


to read more about Black Swan and Sarah Lane.

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