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A Step Away

A Step Away

  • Premiered: 
    October 3, 2013
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  • Network: NUVOtv
  • Category: Series
  • Genre: Reality
  • Type: Live Action
  • Concept: 
  • Subject Matter: Workplace
  • Tags: dance, music

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Plot Synopsis

STEP AWAY is a reality series that follows a crew of professional dancers performing with Jennifer Lopez on her Dance Again World Tour, as they travel across five continents and 66 cities. This series opens with 10 of JLo's best dancers striving to get to the next level, while some face the possibility of a career-ending injury. Then, the dancers move on to Lisbon, where they kick off the European leg of the tour, while rehearsing day and night for their 3D movie. The world-class dancers featured in this series include: Gilbert Saldivar, JLo's dance captain, who has been with her for almost 10 years and has danced for some of the world's biggest pop stars including Christina Aguilera, Janet Jackson, Madonna, Britney Spears, and more; Cat Rendic, a former Miami Heat dancer, who has toured the world with Britney Spears, Ricky Martin, Jason Derulo, Shakira and now Jennifer Lopez; Chase Benz, born and raised in Nashville, who by the age of 15 had landed his first world tour as a backup dancer to pop artist Stacie Orrico; George Jones Jr., trained in street styles at Broadway Dance Center, who has danced with Britney Spears, Nicki Minaj, Usher and now Jennifer Lopez; Jimmy Smith, a Dallas native, who has shared the stage with mega stars including The Black Eyed Peas, Usher, Chris Brown, Cher, Beyonce, Ne-Yo, Fergie, Ciara, Rihanna, and more; John Silver a St. Louis native and dancer/choreographer, who has created dance moves and gone on tour with Omarion, Chris Brown and Ne-Yo; Jose Hernandez, a native of Puerto Rico, who has danced on three world tours in the past four years; Khasan Brailsford, a Los Angeles native, who had landed a major world tour every year for the past six consecutive years; Lake Smits, a Hawaiian native, who got his big break as a backup dancer for Janet Jackson immediately after high school; Shannon Holtzapffel, an actor and model from Australia, who has been part of the touring dance crews for Michael Jackson, Fergie, Britney Spears, Kelly Clarkson, Leona Lewis, and more; and Tera Perez, a Las Vegas native, who has been part of JLo's crew for over three years and serves as stand-in dance captain. Immediately following a new special, JENNIFER LOPEZ: HER LIFE. HER JOURNEY., NUVOtv aired a two-episode, sneak peek of this series at 9pm ET on Thursday, July 18, 2013. A STEP AWAY is executive produced by Jennifer Lopez. Nearly 2.5 months later, NUVOtv aired the same two episodes as the official series premiere on Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 10pm ET/PT.

Other Titles

  • Previously known as: Step to It

Production & Distribution

  • Produced by Nuyorican Productions