A Ballerina's Battle with Bone Cancer

A Ballerina's Battle with Bone Cancer

Premiering at 5 p.m. EDT 8/20/20

This short documentary interview tells the story of Washington Ballet Ballerina, Chiara Valle (Chautauqua School of Dance Alumna 2016-17), who was diagnosed with Ewing Sarcoma, a rare type of pediatric bone cancer at the age of 19. Her story continues to inspire young children and adults diagnosed with cancer every year and her endeavors to make change through her own Foundation: Wings for Ewing Sarcoma.

Produced by Triple Pointe Media
Sponsored by Wings for Ewing Sarcoma

Filmed, Directed, & Edited by Stelth Ng (Chautauqua School of Music Alumnus 2014-17)
Audio Production & Editing by Matt Antal
Statistics From
Hutchinson Institute for Cancer Outcomes Research
The American Childhood Cancer Organization
The American Cancer Society
National Cancer Institute

Credits Soundtrack
"Last Song" by Alexis Ffrench
Piano by Stelth Ng
Audio Recording by Matt Antal

Special Thanks To The Following in Supporting this Production

Sandra Valle & The Valle Family in New York City
Manhattan Movement and Arts Centre Dance Studios
The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore, New York
Dr David Loeb & CHAM Medical Staff

Filmed July 2019 in New York City, New York

To Support Chiara & Her Foundation
Please Visit: Wings for Ewing Sarcoma

"Finding the cure to Ewing Sarcoma and empowering childhood cancer patients"

About Chautauqua Institution: Chautauqua Institution is a community on the shores of Chautauqua Lake in southwestern New York state that comes alive each summer with a unique mix of fine and performing arts, lectures, interfaith worship and programs, and recreational activities. As a community, we celebrate, encourage and study the arts and treat them as integral to all of learning, and we convene the critical conversations of the day to advance understanding through civil dialogue. CHQ Assembly is the online expression of Chautauqua Institution's mission.

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A Ballerina's Battle with Bone Cancer