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Center Stage: Turn It Up (2008)

PG-13 | | Drama, Music, Romance | 1 November 2008 (USA)
A self-trained dancer from the streets of Detroit finds her way after auditioning for the most prestigious ballet academy in New York.

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Tommy Anderson
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Kate Parker
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Bella Parker
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Sal
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Daniela Dib ...
Allison
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Lexi
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Monica Straus
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Nick Hoffman
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Valerie Taft (as Jacqueline Steuart)
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Mr. Von Stroh (as Keith Gordey)
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Mr. Parker
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A self-trained dancer from the streets of Detroit finds her way after auditioning for the most prestigious ballet academy in New York.

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From the streets to the stage. The dream remains the same.

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Drama | Music | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for brief strong language | See all certifications »
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1 November 2008 (USA)  »

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Trivia

G4's "Attack of the Show" star Candice Bailey auditioned for the film. During a director call back, she had to dance. During which she fell on her face. See more »

Goofs

Kate is re-applying for ballet school and the application states last name first. She writes "Kate" down. See more »

Quotes

Kate Parker: Okay, we have got to get serious here. Dancing is about trust and connecting.
Tommy Anderson: Okay. We can connect any way you want.
Kate Parker: Calm down.
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Connections

Followed by Center Stage: On Pointe (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

Turn Around
Written by Michael Greene, Phillip Jacobs, Eric Olson, Nate Thacker
Performed by Soul P
Courtesy of Beatmart Records
Position Music
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Absolutely love it!!
9 January 2010 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I can't believe how underrated this film is and how critical some have been about this film. When I first watched it. I was hooked on every scene. I showed this movie to so many of my friends and family that love dance movies and just a feel good film, they all said how good this movie was. The dancing is spectacular by the main character Kate. She is absolutely gorgeous, sexy and really knows how to dance.

The acting ability was flawed in a couple of instances but we are talking about people who more than likely have dancing as their first love and profession and acting as an add on so please! ease up all you massively criticizing people out there. WE are only talking about a few instances here anyway not the whole film.

I like this film more than the first, I've gotta say. There will be people that will disagree but if you are looking for a light hearted feel good film to watch with plenty of dancing, give this one a go.


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