The BEST episodes of On Pointe

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A six-part series chronicling a year in the life of students at the New York City school as they go through rigorous training, auditions and preparations for the New York City Ballet’s annual performances of “The Nutcracker.”

Last Updated: 12/26/2022Network:Disney+
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Stepping Up
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8.78
9 votes

#1 - Stepping Up

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 12/18/2020

Younger dancers prepare for dress rehearsals. An older student receives a surprising announcement.

Directors: Larissa Bills
Sacrifice & Support
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8.67
12 votes

#2 - Sacrifice & Support

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 12/18/2020

Opening night approaches for the young dancers. The older students face new challenges.

Directors: Larissa Bills
Showtime!
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8.55
11 votes

#3 - Showtime!

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 12/18/2020

Opening night arrives. A student wins an award from Lincoln Center. SAB closes due to COVID-19.

Directors: Larissa Bills
Practice Makes Perfect
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8.07
15 votes

#4 - Practice Makes Perfect

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 12/18/2020

Rehearsals begin for George Balanchine’s “The Nutcracker,” as students are put through their paces.

Directors: Larissa Bills
Casting & Competition
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7.94
17 votes

#5 - Casting & Competition

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 12/18/2020

Casting for George Balanchine’s “The Nutcracker” begins, and students begin professional training.

Directors: Larissa Bills
Getting In
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7.87
23 votes

#6 - Getting In

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 12/18/2020

The school year begins at the School of American Ballet (SAB) in New York City.

Directors: Larissa Bills
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