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To capture dark world of dance, 'Flesh and Bone' used pro dancers and a 'Breaking Bad' writer

To capture dark world of dance, 'Flesh and Bone' used pro dancers and a 'Breaking Bad' writer

When Sarah Hay, a soloist with the Semperoper Ballet in Dresden, Germany, got an email a few years ago asking her to audition for a new TV series about dancing, she assumed it was a reality show and was understandably apprehensive.

Then Hay, a Quentin Tarantino fan, noticed that Lawrence Bender, producer of films like "Reservoir Dogs" and "Pulp Fiction," was attached to the project as an executive producer. "I thought, 'Oh, maybe this is going to be something,'" said Hay, wearing jeans and a ponytail and looking younger than her 28 years. "I started doing some research and just thought, 'What the hell, I'll...

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