The Next Step is something different for Family and we recognize that we took a bit of a risk with the show.
But we're delighted that our viewers have embraced the show in a big way.
She was 4 years old when she first started learning to dance, training in multiple styles including ballet, jazz, tap, hip hop, and more.
I didn't want to go at the beginning, all those little kiddie dances." Once his feet hit the sprung dance floor and he began to feel the joy of his body moving to music, Tordjman changed his tune — particularly when the school introduced break dancing and a more acrobatic form of dance similar to Cirque du Soleil. "I had a trampoline at home and started doing flips, then I started doing that on the ground," he said.
At the studio Tordjman also studied the more traditional styles of movement.
We are pleased to be able to produce more episodes of this unique series for Family Channel." On June 17, 2013, Temple Street Productions announced that it had come up with a partnership with Segal Licensing.
John Young, the Managing Director of "Tempal street Productions" said, "The Next Step has proven to be a ratings hit in Canada and is soon to air in many territories internationally.
Jazz, tap and ballet provided him with a well-rounded dance background, but he wanted to experiment and explore all aspects of movement.