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Center Stage: Turn It Up (2008)

PG-13  |   |  Drama, Music  |  1 November 2008 (USA)
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A self-trained dancer from the streets of Detroit makes her way into 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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Harris
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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 makes her way into 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

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Rated PG-13 for brief strong language | See all certifications »
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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

At the beginning of the movie there is a dance scene taking place in the streets of Detroit, in it cars are shown with front and back Michigan license plates. In Michigan there are no front license plates only rear ones. See more »

Quotes

Tommy Anderson: OK, well I suck at it and... I need some help.
Kate Parker: Well that's why your at the ABA.
Tommy Anderson: Yeah, I know they'll give me steps but... they cant give me what I really need.
Kate Parker: And what do you really need?
Tommy Anderson: Fire.
Kate Parker: What?
Tommy Anderson: My instructor told me to find fire.
Kate Parker: What, and I look like two sticks you can rub together?
Tommy Anderson: Kinda.
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Follows Center Stage (2000) See more »

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La Bayadère
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Written by Ludwig Minkus
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Good, but could've been better
19 March 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I was a bit skeptical about this movie since I did not know any of the actors. I like the idea of where they were heading with the plot, but for me it kinda lacked a bit on execution. There were a couple of scenes where it needed a little more acting to it that kinda left me hanging. Maybe put a little more emotion to it. Other than that there were some parts where I felt the lines could've been more, because for some reason it sounded like they were talking online. It's a good movie though that focuses on a girl's struggle to achieve her dream and all the hardships she went through in the process. It speaks real life and I have to say you won't be much disappointed watching this film.


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