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Sway

2016
1h 36m
Musical
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Cast

Sarah LeJeune (Emma Mitchell)Jay Wilkinson (Nick Stewart)Laura Bame (Zoe)Nicole BrimberryKristi Blackwood (Class Dancer)Carrie Coleman (Carrie Mitchell)Canaan Cox (Michael)Denise Coy (Fan)Hanah Crist (Fan)Antoinette Crough (Toni)Derrick Daniel (Class Dancer)Betsy Foster (Kristen)Meredith Fox (Penny Cole)Roxie Gregory (Class Dancer)Jacob Herndon (Class Dancer)Amber Hoppe (Fan)Tyler Howe (Robert)Jeff Janecek (Billy)

Directors

Sarah LeJeune, Diane LeJeune

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Synopsis

Emma Mitchell (Sarah LeJeune) is a dance major who transfers to a new college her junior year. At the back to school bash Nick Stewart (Jay Wilkinson), a music major, is performing. He sees her and is so stricken that he has to know her. So when she offers ballroom dance lessons on campus, Nick is the first one to sign up. And through the dance lessons they fall in love. Shortly before graduation, Nick gets a record deal in L.A. and has to move out to California. Emma decides that she will go with him to L.A., for the summer to support him. But tragedy strikes when Emma's mother, Carrie, is diagnosed with cancer, so Emma has to move to Nashville to take care of her and leave their summer plans behind. Nick and Emma begin to fight because of the distance and eventually break up. Emma decides that she won't be returning to school because Carrie is getting worse, so she gets a job at a local dance studio where she meets Kristen (Betsy Foster). While Emma is struggling with her mother and being alone, Nick becomes extremely successful and reunites with his high school girlfriend, Rebecca (Nicole Durant). Carrie passes away, and just when Emma feels totally alone, Nick goes on tour, bringing Rebecca, and ends up coming to Nashville. The three of them meet unexpectedly at the dance studio that Emma works at, and he invites her to come to his show. As the music builds in the final number, Emma realizes she's lost him for good and Nick struggles with who to be with... Rebecca, his high school sweetheart? Or Emma...the girl who danced her way into his heart?

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