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On Pointe Movie

On Pointe tells a compelling story of a mother and daughter struggling to define themselves. The story follows Paige, a young ballet dancer, as she prepares for the biggest audition of her life. At the same time her mother, Lynda, tries to come to terms with her looming divorce.

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Best New Dance Company

OK, it’s not technically new. Formerly known as Ballet and Friends, the Phoenix Ballet has been producing a successful “Nutcracker” for several years. But with a name change and a spring concert dubbed “Rising,” artistic director Slawomir Wozniak — a former principal dancer for the National Opera in his native Poland — announced his intentions to take things to the next level.