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 Tara Webster (65 episodes, 2010-2013)
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 Kat Karamakov (65 episodes, 2010-2013)
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 Abigail Armstrong (65 episodes, 2010-2013)
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 Christian Reed (65 episodes, 2010-2013)
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 Ethan Karamakov (42 episodes, 2010-2012)
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 Grace Whitney (39 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Ben Tickle (39 episodes, 2012-2013)
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At Sydney's National Dance Academy, a few talented youngsters are recruited for the excruciatingly tough course. Jewish long line of doctors' heir Samuel 'Sammy' and minor juvenile offender Christian are the outsiders but gradually fit in, making new kinds of friends. Star ballerina's daughter Kat also introduces them in the circle of last-year brother Ethan, who already aspires a career as choreographer. Written by KGF Vissers

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Tim Pocock who plays Ethan can't actually dance but he can play the piano. In the scenes where he is playing it is actually him. See more »

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Referenced in I Give It a Year (2013) See more »

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Fun ballet series
1 July 2015 | by (New Jersey) – See all my reviews

Overall, I like the show very much. Does anybody else recognize the ballet teacher from the movie, " Strictly Ballroom"? She looks almost the same! My only comment I wish to make for now is that all the boys/ men students have TERRIBLE feet! Am I missing something? I love to watch for the ballet, a mostly believable story line and the scenes from Sydney, having been there a long time ago. The main character, Tara, seems very real. The little problems she has, the crush oh the character Ethan, showing up for class with too much make-up, starting a rumor about a company member and her becoming involved to boost her " likability rating" seem real. Having to jump off the pier seemed a bit extreme, and that nobody got in trouble does not seem plausible.


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