From Injury To Recovery, A Ballerina Fought To Retire On Her Own Terms

Wendy Whelan danced with the New York City Ballet for three decades.

Wendy Whelan feared she would never dance again after undergoing hip surgery. The documentary Restless Creature chronicles her recovery and final performance with the New York City Ballet.

(Image credit: Paul Kolnik/The George Balanchine Trust Credit/Abramorama )

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