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Center Stage: On Pointe (2016)

PG | | Drama, Music | TV Movie 25 June 2016
In Center Stage: On Pointe, Jonathan Reeves (Gallagher) is tasked with infusing more contemporary styles and modernism into the American Ballet Academy, and enlists his his top ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Nicole Muñoz ... Bella Parker
Kenny Wormald ... Tommy
Barton Cowperthwaite ... Damon
Chloe Lukasiak ... Gwen Murphy
Rachele Brooke Smith ... Kate Parker
Sarah-Jane Redmond ... Lorenza (Ballet Teacher)
Maude Green ... Allegra
Kyle Toy ... Ivan
Kyal Legend ... Candie
Thomas L. Colford ... Richard (as Thomas Colford)
Kane Nelson ... Sam
Sascha Radetsky ... Charlie
Ethan Stiefel ... Cooper
Peter Gallagher ... Jonathan Reeves
Gabrielle Rose ... Beverly
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In Center Stage: On Pointe, Jonathan Reeves (Gallagher) is tasked with infusing more contemporary styles and modernism into the American Ballet Academy, and enlists his his top choreographers Charlie (Radetsky), Cooper (Stiefel) and Tommy (Wormald) to recruit dancers to compete at a camp where the winners will be selected to join the Academy. Bella Parker (Muñoz), who has always lived in the shadow of her hugely successful sister Kate, finally gets her chance to step into the limelight as one of the dancers recruited for the camp. Chloe Lukasiak plays Gwen, a talented dance prodigy who competes at the camp. Written by Denise Petski

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25 June 2016 (USA) See more »

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Center Stage: On Pointe See more »

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Features dancer/actress, Chloe Lukasiak from the Lifetime Reality show 'Dance Moms'. This is her debut acting role. See more »

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Jonathan states that Jodie Sawyer is Charlie's wife but Charlie isn't wearing a wedding ring in the film. See more »

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Follows Center Stage: Turn It Up (2008) See more »

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How dare you call her dancing contemporary and modern?!
2 September 2016 | by MustBeLogicSee all my reviews

Jesus, what a horrible film. The script, the story-line, the directing, the casting and the performance were all bad. This is perhaps the VERY WORST and the WEAKEST film in the contemporary dancing genre. But the worst part of the film is signing Nicole Muñoz to play the center role. I've never seen anything worse than her dancing. I didn't see how she could be cast as a talented contemporary dancer. There's nothing you could call her DANCE as dance. Besides, her legs are too thick, too short, and even worse in her shorts; not a bit helpful to make me believe she got even basic training. Contempo dance is not just moving her legs or turning, or with a smiling face....there are so many elements in that genre. I was so uncomfortable to see her in all the dancing scenes in this film and couldn't help murmuring 'Jesus...what a joke....", so awkward and so weak, albeit laughable.


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