American Masters

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Funding and More Production Credits

Funding for American Masters – American Ballet Theatre: A History is made possible by a major grant from Rosalind P. Walter. Funding for American Masters – American Ballet Theatre: A History is also provided by Lewis Ranieri, Agnes Hsu-Tang and Oscar Tang, Ruth and Harold Newman, National Endowment for the Arts, Jody and John Arnhold, Madeline Eckett Oden, The Lewis “Sonny” Turner Fund for Dance, Donna and Richard Esteves, and Kitty Hawks and Larry Lederman. Funding for American Masters is provided by The Corporation for Public Broadcasting, The Blanche & Irving Laurie Foundation, Rhoda Herrick, Michael & Helen Schaffer Foundation, Vital Projects Fund, Rolf and Elizabeth Rosenthal, The Philip and Janice Levin Foundation, Judith and Burton Resnick, Jack Rudin, The André and Elizabeth Kertész Foundation, and public television viewers.

About Ric Burns & Steeplechase Films

Steeplechase Films is the award-winning production company founded by Ric Burns in 1989. Over the past two decades, it has become one of PBS’ most trusted and honored collaborators, making a mainstay of bringing quality programming to public television and redefining the way audiences engage with American history. Director, writer and producer Ric Burns began his career co-writing and producing the celebrated PBS series The Civil War (1990) and has since directed over 30 hours of award-winning films, including Coney Island (1991), The Donner Party (1992), The Way West (1995), Ansel Adams (2002), Eugene O’Neill (2006), Andy Warhol (2006), We Shall Remain: Tecumseh’s Vision (2009), New York: A Documentary Film (1999-2003), Death and the Civil War (2012) and Enquiring Minds (2014). 2015 will see the release of American Ballet Theatre: A History, Debt of Honor: Disabled Veterans in American History and The Pilgrims.

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