Students cry racism when a ballet teacher won't let Leroy's girlfriend have a solo part.



(creator), | 1 more credit »

Watch Now

From $1.99 on Amazon Video




Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Morgan Stevens ...
Ann Carlton
Susan Marshall
Stephanie Williams ...
Stephanie / Fame Dancer (as Stephanie E. Williams)
Ann Nelson ...
Simon Marshall


Students cry racism when a ballet teacher won't let Leroy's girlfriend have a solo part.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis




Release Date:

4 November 1982 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:


Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »

Did You Know?


Several of the 'Fame Dancers', who are often referred to by their real first names on screen, receive full names in this story: Stephanie Harrison (Stephanie Williams), Michelle Thomas (Bronwyn Thomas (I)'), Michael DeLorenzo, Kyle Rooney (Michael Rooney) and Marguerite Pomerhn.(Marguerite Pomerhn Derricks). See more »


Mr. Benjamin Shorofsky: I left explicit instructions that I did not want to be disturbed.
Bruno Martelli: I know.
Mr. Benjamin Shorofsky: Then why are you disturbing me?
Bruno Martelli: Well, this is important.
Mr. Benjamin Shorofsky: Mr. Martelli, are you hemorrhaging?
Bruno Martelli: No.
Mr. Benjamin Shorofsky: Is the school on fire?
Bruno Martelli: No.
Mr. Benjamin Shorofsky: Then what is important is what I'm doing now. I speak with you later.
See more »


Be Your Own Hero
Music and Lyrics by Enid Levine
Sung by Erica Gimpel
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Who is ur favorite character and why? spice_cats
Whats ur favorite fame song from the fame kids? spice_cats
Who do u think has the best voice on FAME? spice_cats
Mr. Crandall (Michael Thoma) justvox
Worst Singer on Fame tobaths
Am I the only Bruno/Coco shipper in the universe? angie_lee
Discuss Beginnings (1982) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: