A school dance team get a new lease of life thanks to a teacher who lets them in on the secret of Latin rhythms for a big competition.

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Daisy
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Yolanda
Jhoanna Flores ...
Alyssa (as Joanna Flores)
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Marisol
Sabrina Wiener ...
Esmeralda
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Principal Zavala
Erik Alexander Gavica ...
Chuy
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Heather Bartlett
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Ms. Kim
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Alyssa's Mother
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Alyssa's Father
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Mr. Reyna
Anita Ortega ...
Mrs. Reyna
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Lynell
Ahmad Stoner ...
Gomez
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This was going to be the first year that Marshal Middle School was not going to have a dance team. All that changes when the new Biology teacher, Ms. Bartlett, agrees to be the coach. Now the girls need to prove that they are ready to compete and are able to win; not only to themselves, but to their parents and coach. Using the chant "si, se puede" or "yes, I can" the Dance team builds their confidence to perform. Written by Anonymous

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Yes We Can!

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This is one of only a few 'based on a true story' movies that the Disney Channel has ever created. See more »

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Esmerelda is wearing a striped shirt in the scene with the music box. In the office, it's a different shirt, yet in the next shot, she's wearing the striped shirt again. See more »

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Chuy: What about our plans?
Daisy: I'm 15! I don't want to be all settled!
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29 October 2002 | by (Chico, California) – See all my reviews

This movie 'Gotta Kick It Up!" was a pretty good movie. This movie was about a group of middle school girls on a dance team having difficulty adjusting with their coach. There were many obstacles on and off the dance team. Overall this movie is well worth watching to the general public.


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