Mía Caceres is a talented dancer and musician. She is the lead singer of a band that she started alongside her lifelong best friend, Gaspar Fontan. However, she longs to perfect her talents so she auditions for a scholarship at Saint Mary's Academy, a school that is recognized for its elite dance workshop. After much discussion with her aunt, Isabel, she auditions, but does not get a scholarship. Mía and her aunt go home, where her aunt promises they'll find the perfect dance school for her in Spain, where her son lives. But what Mía doesn't know is that Isabel went to talk to Ramiro, Saint Mary's owner, about the injustice of Mía not receiving a scholarship. The scholarship is granted behind the principal, Mercedes's back by her husband, the owner. Mía has convinced her aunt, who is OK with the idea, Mía wants to adapt to the school and make new friends. However, Mía must face the daughter of the school owner - Lupe. Lupe is the most talented and popular student at the academy. For ...
So...much...use...of the word..."cliché." I think this usual latino soap opera has some awesome quirks that sets it apart from the rest of the conventional bunch. They make fun of their own predictability. For instance, inputing the character of Sofi who is obssesed with telenovelas. The line "life isn't a soap opera" is literally vocalized in the midst of their own daytime drama. And the clueless adults? Well they beat that stereotype as well. Mauro, a teacher at St. Mary, had a sort of omniscience about all the goings-on in the school. He somewhat becomes the voice of a viewer, making it difficult not to laugh aloud. Despite the banality some may think this show has, it actually does a very good job of dismissing that in an understated way.
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