Dance-umentaries: Following the Steps

Documentary titles about the world of dance, from ballerinas and ballroom couples to Broadway hoofers and b-boy battlers.

Related lists:
Moving Pictures: Films About Dancing
Let Us Entertain You: Documentaries About Performing
Eyes on the Prize: Documentaries About Competition

  • Flex Is Kings
  • First Position
  • Pina
  • Dancemaker
  • A Dancer's World
  • Ailey
  • Twyla Moves
  • Bare
  • Can You Bring It: Bill T. Jones and D-Man in the Waters
  • Dance Dreams: Hot Chocolate Nutcracker
  • Firestarter: The Story of Bangarra
  • He venido a leer la noche
  • If It Were Love
  • Indes galantes
  • Little Ballerinas
  • The Power of Movement
  • Being Jerôme Bel
  • Cunningham
  • The Curry House Kid
  • Dance, The Audition
  • Daymohk
  • Force of Nature Natalia
  • Tireless
  • Ballet Now
  • Buckjumping
  • The Grand Ball
  • I Dream of Dance
  • If the Dancer Dances
  • Impulso
  • Moving Stories
  • Nureyev
  • Beyond the Block
  • Bobbi Jene
  • Bruk Out! A Dancehall Queen Documentary
  • Dancing Beethoven
  • Finding Heaven Under Our Feet: Making Modern Dance
  • Hot to Trot
  • Rebels on Pointe
  • Restless Creature: Wendy Whelan
  • Step
  • Alive and Kicking
  • La Chana
  • Dancer
  • Ella
  • Martha & Niki
  • In The Darkness of the Theater I Take off my Shoes
  • Streetdance Family
  • Strike a Pose
  • When I dance
  • A Ballerina's Tale
  • Bolshoi Babylon
  • Capturing Grace
  • Cold Nights Hot Salsa
  • Feelings Are Facts: The Life of Yvonne Rainer
  • Horizons
  • I Will Dance
  • An Intimate Dance
  • Like Air
  • Maiko: Dancing Child
  • Mr. Gaga
  • Our Last Tango
  • Reset
  • Rough Stage
  • Tap World
  • Varicella
  • Working Dancers
  • Afternoon of a Faun: Tanaquil Le Clercq
  • Ballet Boys
  • Ballet 422
  • Born to Fly: Elizabeth Streb vs. Gravity
  • F-R-E-E
  • Getting to the Nutcracker
  • I'm Tryna Tell Ya
  • Mananayaw
  • Miss Hill: Making Dance Matter
  • Paul Taylor Creative Domain
  • Sayaw
  • Secundaria
  • Bajarí
  • Dancing in Jaffa
  • Where We Danced
  • The African Cypher
  • Dance for Me
  • Joffrey: Mavericks of American Dance
  • Never Stand Still
  • Trash Dance
  • An American Swan in Paris
  • Ballroom Dancer
  • A Good Man
  • Jig
  • Life in Movement
  • Living the Dance
  • Bouncing Cats
  • Dancing Across Borders
  • Dancing Dreams
  • El espíritu de la salsa
  • TuTuMuch
  • Breath Made Visible: Anna Halprin
  • La Danse: The Paris Opera Ballet
  • Every Little Step