This 1967 clip from Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake, legends Rudolf Nureyev and Margot Fonteyn give a very brief glimpse of the incredible athleticism involved in ballet. So. Many. Spins. In the archives: more spinning and more ballet, including Amanda Smith, young Mikhail Baryshnikov, Milena Sidorova’s The Spider, and the Washington Ballet’s hardest dance moves. Save Video This feature is being tested. Saves will disappear if you clear cookies. Find saved videos here.