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Flesh and Bone: Season 1 (2015)



Critic Consensus: Its nuanced female relationships makes Flesh and Bone a realistic portrayal of a professional ballet company, though it suffers from a lack of levity.


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A drama miniseries that follows Claire Robbins (Sarah Hay), a troubled young dancer who lands a job with a prestigious ballet company in New York City, where she deals with a mercurial artistic director with whom she has a history.


Sarah Hay
as Claire
Ben Daniels
as Paul Grayson
Tina Benko
as Jessica
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Critic Reviews for Flesh and Bone: Season 1

All Critics (36) | Top Critics (23)

Flesh and Bone, from Emmy-winning Moira Walley-Beckett, is watchable and often captivating.

November 9, 2015 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

Portentous and pretentious, Starz's new prestige drama Flesh and Bone, about the cutthroat world of ballet, could have been watchable had it fully embraced the camp into which it occasionally pirouettes.

November 9, 2015 | Rating: D+ | Full Review…

Unfortunately the end result is a cast of supporting characters that fall flat without the proper development, and a lead that never quite opens up to the audience.

November 9, 2015 | Full Review…

To be fair, there are some beautiful dance sequences with graceful moves that are gloriously lit, complete with soaring music, but on the whole, Flesh and Bone tries oh so hard to be dark and moody and brooding that it overloads on those elements.

November 9, 2015 | Full Review…
Top Critic

There is rivalry, sexual harassment and pole dancing. A schizophrenic homeless man sometimes seems like the most well-balanced character. All this is frequently hard to watch, but also impossibly addictive... breaking away proved difficult.

November 9, 2015 | Full Review…

At eight 60-minute-long episodes, it's hopelessly and frustratingly padded. Walley-Beckett's point is still hard to discern, but whatever it is, it's not worth the time.

November 6, 2015 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Flesh and Bone: Season 1


Flesh and Bone had some nice dance and fantastic performances from Sarah Hay, Josh Helman and Ben Daniels. But the plot was an unrealistic let down.


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