Breaking Pointe

Returning for its sophomore season, this critically-acclaimed docuseries rips back the curtain on the inner workings of the elite Salt Lake City ballet company, Ballet West.  BREAKING POINTE obliterates the notion that ballet is a dated art form and shatters pre-conceived stereotypes about the men and women who give their lives to the world of ballet.  Underneath the tights and tutus lie warriors who battle in a gritty world of extreme athleticism, focus and dedication while hunting for the unattainable…perfection.

Breaking Pointe – Curtain Call

BALLET WEST WRAPS UP THE SEASON — Everyone is concerned about Rex after his fall on opening night, but the show must go on with closing night and the end of the ballet season right around the corner. Meanwhile, Christiana has a meltdown when her husband Chris quizzes her about life after ballet, and Rex […]

The CW11 – KSTW–07/05/2012

Breaking Pointe – Bad Dress: Good Show

OPENING NIGHT HAS FINALLY ARRIVED! — Opening night has finally arrived and everyone is beyond stressed. Will Allison be able to tackle the tempos and multiple roles? Will Ronnie live up to expectations on his first ever opening night? How will Rex and Christiana partner on their performance of Paquita? Meanwhile, Beckanne and Katie prepare […]

The CW11 – KSTW–06/28/2012

Breaking Pointe – Tempo Tantrums

THE DANCERS FEEL THE PRESSURE AS THEY PREPARE FOR ON-STAGE REHEARSALS — During rehearsals for their upcoming performances, Allison and Ronnie find themselves struggling, while Beckanne sails through the challenging preparation effortlessly. Meanwhile, Rex has a showdown with Allison when he finally confronts her about their relationship status, and Ronnie’s sister comes to Salt Lake […]

The CW11 – KSTW–06/21/2012

Breaking Pointe – Second Cast Is First Place For Losers

THE DANCERS LEARN WHO WILL GET THE LEADING ROLES IN THE NEXT BALLET — After the grueling final rehearsals, Adam has to decide who will dance the lead roles, leading to major emotional fall out among the dancers. Top Russian choreographer Elena Kunikova trains the dancers and demi-soloist Allison struggles under the pressure. After Beckanne’s […]

The CW11 – KSTW–06/14/2012

Breaking Pointe – Which Life Do You Want To Lead?

RONALD AND RONNIE ARE FACED WITH BIG DECISIONS ABOUT THEIR FUTURES WITH BALLET WEST – Ronald is torn between staying with his brother Rex at Ballet West or leaving with girlfriend Katie, and he needs to decide soon because his signed contract is due. Rex sees that his brother is conflicted and decides that a […]

The CW11 – KSTW–06/07/2012

Breaking Pointe: Riveting Reality TV On Ballet West

There’s heartbreak in The CW’s new summer program, “Breaking Pointe,” a show that gives us access behind the curtains to the Salt Lake City Ballet Company, Ballet West. There are no villains as you’ll see in the reality show “Survivor” and you as the audience do not influence who stays and who goes as in […]

The CW11 – KSTW–06/04/2012

Breaking Pointe – Survival Of The Fittest

GO BEHIND THE SCENES OF AN ELITE BALLET COMPANY, BALLET WEST — For the first time ever, the beauty and grace of ballet, the world’s preeminent dance form, will be brought to television. Viewers will also see the dark side of this seemingly perfect world; the jealousy, competition and intensity that exist behind the scenes […]

The CW11 – KSTW–05/31/2012

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Series Premieres Thursday May 31, at 8pm on CW11

The CW11 – KSTW–05/16/2012

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