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Originally, the ballerina Gelsey Kirkland, who was at the height of her fame at the time and dating Mikhail Baryshnikov (Yuri), was offered the role of Emilia.She rejected the role as she was dealing with substance abuse issues at the time and she "wanted no part of Hollywood".

The film depicts Isabel's experience entering back into the dance world after living in Phoenix and having four children (three in the film).

In real life she eventually divorced Kelly Brown, who died in 1981 at age 52.

Leslie Browne and Mikhail Baryshnikov are the only ones who give a full-bodied acting performance and dance the full sequence.

Isabel Mirrow Brown and Nora Kaye were childhood friends.

In 1965, an opportunity to run a dance studio opened up, and Kelly Brown decided to move his family to Phoenix, Arizona (changed to Oklahoma City in the film).

By this time he and his wife had aged out of performing.

The real-life Ethan Brown later became a principal dancer with the American Ballet Theatre, retiring from performing in 2004; he now teaches.

In real life, the Browns had another son, Kelly Brown II, who danced as a child but did not train professionally like his siblings and later became a film producer.

Margaret Craske was the head of the company when Isabel and Nora were there.

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