High Strung

Synopsis: When a hip hop violinist busking in the New York subway encounters a classical dancer on scholarship at the Manhattan Conservatory of the Arts, sparks fly. With the help of a hip hop dance crew they must find a common ground while preparing for a competition that could change their lives forever.
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Director(s): Michael Damian
Production: Riviera Films
Rotten Tomatoes:
96 min

- Johnnie Blackwell.

It's nice to meet you, Johnnie.

Hey, um... why don't come and

meet the rest of my crew?

Uh, that's all right, man.

Ah, come on! Krispy just made

some ugly, alien octopus.

You'll like it.


All right.

- Yo, guys!

- Open your mind.

- Now, who is this guy?

- It's Johnnie B.

Lives upstairs.


And that's a little

Chipotle and Remulade.

It's for the dipping.

These are my roommates.

Krispy and Rik.

Ah, is that you playing

up there like Yo Yo Mama?

Yo Yo plays the cello.

- You play the violin, right?

- Right.

Oh, we know. We hear you

playing all night long.

Oh, when do you sleep?

Would you all

leave the dude alone?

We're the Switch Steps crew.

You might have heard of us.

Well, I haven't been in the

country for that long.

Well, take a seat, Harry Potter.

And we'll give you

a little preview.

- All right, guys.

- Now, relax.

You got this, Rik.

Rik is our freestyle

super freak.

And that red head

you seeing right there,

that's Jay.

She's harder than

most of the guys.

And that's Ari.

All right, Ari, let's go.

Oh, and Pop Tart,

she's a sweetheart.

She's our diva.

And Krispy, he can cook,


and clean!

And that's my bro Tip-toe.

And Jackson,

Jackson can groove

about everything.

- Ah!

- We blew a fuse.


- This is so cool!

- Yeah!

All the dancers hangout here.

Hey, guys!

- Hey!

- This is Ruby.

- My new roommate.

- Hi! Nice to meet you.

It's her first year in MCA.

Come on, let's dance!

- Do you want to go?

- Yeah!


- Coming! -Come on. I can't

be late for my first day.

Wait, this is the earliest I

have ever left the apartment.

Ugh, I'm already exhausted!

See, now we can relax.

Much less stressful,

don't you think?

Ugh, I'd rather live

on the edge of tardiness.

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