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Two Chicago teens attempt to realize their dream of becoming professional dancers by landing spots on a popular local show.

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Bella Thorne ...  CeCe Jones 75 episodes, 2010-2013
Zendaya ...  Rocky Blue 75 episodes, 2010-2013
Davis Cleveland ...  Flynn Jones / ... 75 episodes, 2010-2013
Roshon Fegan ...  Ty Blue 75 episodes, 2010-2013
Adam Irigoyen ...  Deuce Martinez / ... 75 episodes, 2010-2013
Caroline Sunshine ...  Tinka Hessenheffer 66 episodes, 2010-2013
Kenton Duty ...  Gunther Hessenheffer 49 episodes, 2010-2012
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Storyline

The adventures of best friends CeCe Jones and Rocky Blue who, with the help of Rocky's brother Ty and his best friend Deuce Martinez, fulfill their dreams of becoming professional dancers when they land roles as dancers on a local show, "Shake It Up, Chicago!". CeCe and Rocky deal with their circumstances, by adapting and maintaining their social status at school while watching CeCe's little brother, Flynn, and the antics of their TV show which includes matching the skills of their competition, notably brother and sister, Gunther and Tinka. The show also has storylines which include Rocky's brother, who also has dance and rapping skills. Written by Anonymous

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Comedy | Family

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 November 2010 (USA) See more »

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

China Anne McClain was going to audition for Rocky Blue but she was too sick to make it to auditions, leaving Rocky and Cece's ages at the start of the series to be changed from 12 to 13. She'd later star as a Main Cast Member in A.N.T. Farm (2011) 1 year later, a show that Zendaya (Rocky) made a guest appearance on in one of the episodes. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Good Luck Charlie: Charlie Shakes It Up (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Shake It Up
(Main Title - Theme Song)
Written and produced by Jeannie Lurie, Aris Archontis and Chen Neeman
Performed by Selena Gomez
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Disney went downhill
25 February 2011 | by AMNgymnast259See all my reviews

I think that Disney channel hit its high point when it created Hannah Montana and wizards of Waverly place. however, it went downhill when it created sonny with a chance and then even further when it created good luck Charlie. when i first saw shake it up i knew it was going to be bad. the two main characters CeCe and Rocky get discovered dancing and get put on a TV show. It is exactly like how Sonny got discovered and put on the show So Random. The dancing in the show is very bad and the characters acting is terrible. They OVER act using too many facial expressions and hand gestures. The only thing i somewhat enjoyed were the two Russian characters who were kind of funny. After a few minutes of watching the show, my head started to hurt and i had to turn the channel to something else. Disney Channel needs to come up with better ideas.


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