02/12/2013 10:53 GMT | Updated 22/05/2015 06:12 BST

New York City Ballet: Soloists

In the latest episode of Sarah Jessica Parker's City Ballet series, the dancers discuss the difficulties in reaching the hardest step of their careers - soloist.

Some wait 10 years for the role while other up and coming dancers get picked much sooner. Watch below to hear from the New York City Ballet's current stars: