SHINE

SHINE is a half-hour documentary portrait of the creativity and choreographic process that gave rise to the Thodos Dance Chicago story ballet A LIGHT IN THE DARK: THE STORY OF HELEN KELLER AND ANNE SULLIVAN. Watch inspirational behind-the-scenes events, experience intimate closed-door rehearsals, and hear compelling insights on the ballet-making process from co-creators Melissa Thodos and Ann Reinking, as well as many of the dancers who helped bring this tale of Helen Keller and Anne Sullivan to life. The film (which premiered on PBS-WTTW followed by the THODOS DANCE CHICAGO’S LIGHT IN THE DARK performance film) is now playing on a PBS station near you, so make sure to check your local PBS listings, and our airdate list below!

PBS BROADCAST INFO:
*WORLD PREMIERE BROADCAST: CHICAGO, PBS WTTW-11  – 09/08/2013 1:30PM CST

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TECH NOTES:
Country of Origin: USA / Year of first release: 2013 / Language: English
Origin Format: RED One and RED Epic 4K / Aspect Ratio: 16×9 / Sound: Stereo Mix

PRODUCTION COMPANY:
Kai Harding, Inc.

FILM PRODUCTION CREW:
Producer/Director/Cinematographer/Editor: Chris Olsen
Camera/Lighting: Chris Olsen, Silas Tyler, Wade Rodgers
Sound Post Production: Philip Von During

CAST:
Ann Reinking – Herself
Melissa Thodos – Herself
Jessica Miller Tomlinson – Helen Keller
Alissa Tollefson – Anne Sullivan
Brian Hare – Helen’s Brother
Jon Sloven – Helen’s Father
Cara Carper – Helen’s Mother
John Cartwright – Jimmy Sullivan

OFFICIAL SITES:
IMDB Webpage: imdb.com/title/tt3111956/