‘Step Up: High Water’ Team Credits Reality Competitions, ‘Glee’ With TV Interest In Dance

Based on the Step-Up film franchise that grossed $650 million at the global box office, YouTube’s Step Up: High Water drama focuses on several ambitious young dancers in a contemporary performing arts school in Atlanta.
Dance drama are a cyclical thing, series EP/director Adam Shankman insisted at TCA on Saturday, noting there have been “long periods” when there were no “dance-driven things being mad for screen.”
Each time one then pops up it becomes a Thing, he said…

Based on the Step-Up film franchise that grossed $650 million at the global box office, YouTube’s Step Up: High Water drama focuses on several ambitious young dancers in a contemporary performing arts school in Atlanta. Dance drama are a cyclical thing, series EP/director Adam Shankman insisted at TCA on Saturday, noting there have been “long periods” when there were no “dance-driven things being mad for screen.” Each time one then pops up it becomes a Thing, he said…