STEP documents the senior year of a girls’ high-school step dance team against the background of inner-city Baltimore. As each one tries to become the first in their families to attend college, the girls strive to make their dancing a success against the backdrop of social unrest in the troubled city.
Essential viewing…breaking down barriers in non-fiction cinema.—Variety
Amanda Liptitz is a Tony Award Winning Broadway producer and served as Executive producer and Creator of MTV's groundbreaking series Legally Blonde the Musical: The Search for Elle Woods. Her first foray into Broadway producing was at the age of 24 with Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, starring John Lithgow. Her other producing credits include A View From The Bridge (Tony Award), Legally Blonde the Musical (Broadway), Modern Orthodox starring Jason Biggs and Molly Ringwald, Tisch On Broadway starring Billy Crystal, Billy Crudup, Alec Baldwin, and Marcia Gay Harden, as well as The Performers (Broadway) starring Cheyenne Jackson, Henry Winkler & Alicia Silverstone. Ms. Lipitz is currently represented on Broadway by the critically acclaimed, Tony Award-Winning Best Play, The Humans (Pulitzer Finalist).
Steven Cantor, Producer
Steven Cantor is the founder of Stick Figure Studios. Steven received an Academy Award nomination for his first documentary, Blood Ties: The Life and Work of Sally Mann. He received an Emmy Award nomination for the HBO/Channel 4 UK documentary Devil’s Playground, about the rebellious tendencies of Amish youth and two more nominations for the HBO/BBC co-production of What Remains. He won an Emmy award for his PBS American Masters film Willie Nelson: Still is Still Moving. Steven was nominated for an Emmy for producing and directing the ESPN film Cutthroat. Steven produced and directed Dancer, which was nominated for a PGA award.