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Sara joins Julliard in New York to fulfill her and her mother's dream of becoming the Prima ballerina of the school. She befriends her roommates, Zoe and Miles, who teach hip-hop classes. ... See full summary »
A group of 12 teenagers from various backgrounds enroll at the American Ballet Academy in New York to make it as ballet dancers and each one deals with the problems and stress of training and getting ahead in the world of dance.
Lauryn is a girl from Indiana who wants to be a dancer. So she tries to audition for a dance school in Chicago, when she fails to impress them. They tell her to come back for the second audition which will be in a few weeks and to also try to do something different. But in the meantime, after her car gets towed and not wanting to return to Indiana; to her brother, who doesn't exactly support her, she gets a job at a burlesque club. And while there she discovers a different kind of dance. Written by
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In the scene were Lauren dances onstage at Ruby's for the first time, as she goes into her starting pose, she realizes that she is too fair to the left (viewer's left, her right) of the stage and adjusts herself so her silhouette (outline) is right in the middle of the sliding stage door (at the line where the doors meet). However, in the very next shot her silhouette is now to the right (viewer's right) of the middle/door split. See more »
Maybe he was upset cos you were so bad.
Ease off Carmen, she was killing it.
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Why is it not possible to show two consecutive dance moves in one shot?
This film is trash. Pure and simple. Zombie Strippers has better dance sequences and for that matter much better editing as well.
Mary Elizabeth Winstead does not convince and her rhythm and grace are truly suspect. I think that might be one of the reasons she pulls a hoodie over her face so the double can step in.
There is nothing better than seeing beautifully performed dance on camera. Bob Fosse and Michael Jackson come to mind. They at least had the confidence to show dance moves in entirety without the use of earthquake-cam and rapid cutting.
There is no substitute for talent and there is none on show here.
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