'The Making of a Dream' is a cinematic essay on ballet and the stories of the dancers about themselves. The documentary filmmaker Daniela Ambrosoli deals with her lifelong passion for dance, music and theatre. It shows the lacking path of ambitious young dancers from the first childish step in an amateur dance school to the career as a principal dancer in one of the few very big ballet companies. The crew filmed in the leading ballet schools and companies in Switzerland, Holland, Italy, Milan and Rome, the USA, New York and Boston. For an insight into daily training, talk with famous protagonists such as the legendary dancer Luciana Savignano or the one-time Swiss leading dancer and today's actress Sabine Timoteo.