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Disney+ Announces Docuseries ‘On Pointe’

The Focus is On New York City's School of American BAllet

Disney+ has ordered a six-part docuseries called “On Pointe” that will premiere exclusively on the streaming service on Friday, December 18. The logline: “On Pointe” captures a season in New York City’s School of American Ballet (SAB). Featuring access to one of the top youth ballet institutions in the world, the series follows the lives of the students ages 8 to 18 pursuing their dreams to become ballet dancers. While older students from all over the country rigorously train for professional careers, younger students from New York City are put through their paces as they rehearse and perform in New York City Ballet’s holiday classic “George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker®” onstage at Lincoln Center.
“On Pointe” is produced by Imagine Documentaries and DCTV, with Brian Grazer, Ron Howard, Sara Bernstein and Justin Wilkes executive producing from Imagine Entertainment; Matthew O’Neill serves as executive producer from DCTV. Directed and produced by Larissa Bills, “On Pointe” premieres Friday, December 18, with all episodes streaming only on Disney+.