Children From Brazil's Favelas Turn to Ballet for Escape

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A Great Opportunity

The 150 underprivileged children selected for the workshop receive classes with foreign ballerinas and perform a showcase in October. Yokoi also has dance scouts from the Bolshoi school in Brazil attend the workshop, which takes place in Paulina, a city north of Sao Paulo.

(Photo: AP Photo/Andre Penner)

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