Alicia Alonso’s splendour still radiates through the world of ballet today. A star so brilliant, she captivated audiences worldwide. Even now at the age of ninety, she continues to encourage the dreams of young dancers who seek to follow in her footsteps. Amanda, a young and aspiring ballet dancer, has dedicated all her efforts to preparing for her exam, the first step towards being accepted into Alonso’s ballet company. Viengsay is one of four celebrated dancers of the National Ballet of Cuba. She has already achieved the status young Amanda dreams of one day attaining, and day after day she continues to evolve under the watchful eye of Alonso, the legendary ballerina in whose shadows she now has to find her own rightful place.