On Pointe Premieres 12/18


December 7th, 2020

On Pointe is a six-part docu-series that captures a season in the School of American Ballet (SAB) in New York City. Featuring unprecedented access to the famous ballet institution, 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.

“It really celebrates New York City as a cultural capital and honors this talented group of kids who have dedicated themselves to the art of ballet,” says Director and Producer Larissa Bills. The series 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+. Watch!

Special thanks and congrats to the DCTV team that worked so hard on this:

Executive Producer from DCTV: Matt O'Neill
Director & Producer: Larissa Bills
Producer: Tom Grant
Associate Producer: Jasmine Szympruch
Line Producer: Alison Meade
Production Manager: Adam Goldberg
Supervising Editor: Jennifer Mcgarrity
Editors: Edward Bishop; Elizabeth Chatelain; Andrew Morreale, ACE
Post-Production Supervisor: Brenna Macpherson
Lead Assistant Editor: Jen Ackerman
Assistant Editor: Mike Golofaro