May. 31, 2010
30 min.
ABC3 TV Network

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Dance Academy (AU)

Raised on a sheep farm in rural Australia, Tara (15) is a perfectly normal teen. Except for the fact that she, along with other teens from various parts of the country, has made it into the National Academy of Dance in Sydney, the best dance school in Australia. And the toughest.


Dance Academy (AU) Season 1 (2010)

1x01 1 1x01 Learning to Fly, Part 1
Tara Webster, a 15 year old from a farm in the Outback, travels to Sydney to audition for a spot in the National Academy of Dance, the best dance school in Australia.
May. 31, 2010
1x02 1 1x02 Week Zero
Tara arrives at the dance academy and finds out that she is the worst dancer there; making friends and earning the respect of her teachers is a challenge. She also deals with being ...
Jun. 01, 2010
1x03 1 1x03 Behind Barres
Tara has a crush on Ethan which threatens her friendship with Kat. To determine which is more important, with Sammy's help, Tara makes a list of pros and cons. However, Abigail emails ...
Jun. 02, 2010
1x04 1 1x04 Mine Field
Kat feels betrayed by Tara's crush on Ethan. Sammy discovers himself tied to Abigail for 24 hours.
Jun. 03, 2010
1x05 1 1x05 Real Men Don't Dance
Sammy has to choose between compulsory Saturday ballet classes or his Synagogue services. Christian finds that he can not accept the rules of the dance academy.
Jun. 04, 2010
1x06 1 1x06 Perfection
Tara is surprised to discover Kat's mother is Natasha Willis, who is a world acclaimed ballerina and Tara's idol. Sammy is torn between his girlfriend Mia and Abigail.
Jun. 07, 2010
1x07 1 1x07 Crush Test Dummies
Ethan requires a dancer for his hip-hop showcase and asks Christian on the basis of the favour he owes him; Christian agrees but opposes Ethan's choreography. Tara educates Kat in every ...
Jun. 08, 2010
1x08 1 1x08 Growing Pains
Tara is tired of being the youngest and dislikes that Ethan thinks of her as just a little kid. When Tara is seen talking with Damien Lang, a rumour is quickly spread that they are ...
Jun. 09, 2010
1x09 1 1x09 Heartbeat
Kat creates a video of her dancing to one of teen popstar Myles Kelly's songs and then posts it on the Internet. The video becomes very popular and she is contacted by his music company, ...
Jun. 10, 2010
1x10 1 1x10 Through the Looking Glass
Christian's friend Aaron reveals the truth about the robbery they both committed. Abigail's control issues make her lose her mind and she is seen stealing from a store.
Jun. 11, 2010
1x11 1 1x11 One Perfect Day
Tara is ecstatic when Ethan asks her to dance in his assessment piece. Kat, Sammy, Abigail and her little sister Paige go to a amusement park, however, Abigail fails to connect with ...
Jun. 14, 2010
1x12 1 1x12 Pressure
The students are under heavy pressure during exam week. Tara tries to forget about her recent kiss with Ethan so she can focus on her exams. Ethan attempts to kiss her again, but Tara ...
Jun. 15, 2010
1x13 1 1x13 Family
Open Week at the Academy is when parents watch their children in demonstration classes. Tara is glad to see her mother and father again, but when they arrive she discovers the farm ...
Jun. 16, 2010
1x14 1 1x14 Turning Pointes
Tara returns from the school holidays and is happy that she has great friends, a boyfriend and a scholarship, and she is finally allowed to dance en pointe. Kat convinces Tara to come ...
Jun. 17, 2010
1x15 1 1x15 My Life En Pointe
An exchange student, Petra Hoffman, arrives from the Berlin Ballet School. Kat is enamoured with her new boyfriend and skips classes to be with him. Petra photographs Tara and Christian ...
Jun. 18, 2010
1x16 1 1x16 Free Falling
Kat is upset when her parents forget her 16th birthday; with revenge in mind she has a party at their home. The party quickly fills with strangers joining in. Lucas tries to make a ...
Jun. 21, 2010
1x17 1 1x17 A Midsummer's Night's Dream
As school camp arrives, Tara wants to boycott the event after she was made an outcast after the party: Kat will not speak to her, and photos of her kissing Christian are showing up ...
Jun. 22, 2010
1x18 1 1x18 Betty Bunheads
Petra Hoffman is excited when she is asked to stay at the Academy, however, the Berlin Ballet Company offers her a contract. She struggles with the decision to stay at the Academy or ...
Jun. 23, 2010
1x19 1 1x19 Fairest and Best
The Institute of Sport has sent football players to the Academy for one week of training to improve their elevation, coordination and flexibility. However, tensions erupt between the ...
Jun. 24, 2010
1x20 1 1x20 Ballet Fever
The Academy board votes to remove hip-hop and jazz from Academy lessons, infuriating Kat, who attempts to get them reinstated. Tara and Christian's relationship is rekindled after spending ...
Jun. 25, 2010
1x21 1 1x21 FOMO: Fear of Missing Out
A month has passed since Tara's injury and her plaster is about to come off. However, her focus is on Christian, who is her new boyfriend. She also deals with planning the school formal. ...
Jun. 28, 2010
1x22 1 1x22 Flight or Fight Response
Christian's hearing for the robbery he and Aaron committed is coming up, however, Aaron has disappeared which puts a hole in Christian's defence. Tara has been training in rehab and ...
Jun. 29, 2010
1x23 1 1x23 BFF: Best Friends Forever
Christian goes to his court hearing for the store robbery, and when Aaron returns, Christian decides to alter his story to protect him. Ethan is courted to be a choreographer at a dance ...
Jun. 30, 2010
1x24 1 1x24 Heatwave
After the court hearing, Sammy and Christian have become good friends, but Christian begins to ignore Sammy so he can be with Tara. Sammy becomes jealous and starts to think he might ...
Jul. 01, 2010
1x25 1 1x25 The Deep End
The Nutcracker rehearsals begin and Tara, cast as Clara, finds that being the star is more trouble than she expected. Sammy faces the fact that his feelings for Christian have shif ...
Jul. 02, 2010
1x26 1 1x26 Learning to Fly, Part 2
The Academy's performance of The Nutcracker is quickly approaching, and Tara continues to practice for her dance solo in Act 2. However, Director Karamakov warns her that if she does ...
Jul. 05, 2010
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