Type
Scripted
Premiered
May. 31, 2010
Status
Completed/Ended
Runtime
30 min.
Country
Australia
Network
ABC3 TV Network
Genre

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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 2 (2012)

2x01 2 2x01 In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated
Chased from his bigot home, Sammy has already worked all summer as dishwasher to save up for the second year at the academy, yet he now denies being gay. He also took the job ...
Mar. 12, 2012
2x02 2 2x02 Dreamlife
Principal Raine not only refuses to reconsider including hip-hop in the Academy's classical program, but even opposes the students learning some in their spare time. Encouraged ...
Mar. 13, 2012
2x03 2 2x03 Faus Pax de Deux
Super-talented Ben Tickle joins straight into the second year and expects to be called the Benster. Socially however he's stunningly naive, bluntly outspoken, initially alienates ...
Mar. 14, 2012
2x04 2 2x04 Legends
Sammy gets a shot at being a waiter, but bumbles terribly until he tries doing it musically. Ethan is frustrated being ignored as assistant choreographer, enough to ...
Mar. 15, 2012
2x05 2 2x05 Showcase
The Academy kids divide into groups to perform at the showcase. Benster has a great idea, starring himself and Sammy in a form of Tapdance. Christian's old friend Kayla ...
Mar. 19, 2012
2x06 2 2x06 Like No One's Watching
Sammy gets an unsettling visit from his kid brother, bruised by a bully, but after phoning home gets the full story. Since Sam left home, father Ari turned all the pressure ...
Mar. 20, 2012
2x07 2 2x07 A Choreographed Life
Sammy asked Benster to come up with a choreography, but he's only really interested in impressing Kat. So Ben devises a flash-mob tap-dance routine. Because of a ferry strike, ...
Mar. 21, 2012
2x08 2 2x08 Connectivity
It's term exams, notably the pas-de-deux. Sammy flees into his restaurant job, but gets overworked with worrisome marks. Christian is fed-up after his break-up with ...
Mar. 22, 2012
2x09 2 2x09 The Break
After the term's last exam, everybody wants to party, but most only shortly, the 'vacation' will be needed to train for the Fonteyn prize, which only Christian opts out from, ...
Mar. 26, 2012
2x10 2 2x10 A Good Life
After the term exams and party, most pupils buckle down to prepare a Fonteyn prize entry. Sammy however isn't even allowed to join, as he can't pay the entrance fee and isn't ...
Mar. 27, 2012
2x11 2 2x11 Self Sabotage
Sammy is assigned a big-shot tutor, Oliver, but has a hard time convincing the arrogant guy they both need to deliver. Inviting Ben and Christian to her last training is Kat's ...
Mar. 28, 2012
2x12 2 2x12 Breaking Pointe
Benster witnesses how vindictive Saskia resorts to physically hurting Tara by forcing her at the barre. Christian volunteers to help her tend to the strains and lend ...
Mar. 29, 2012
2x13 2 2x13 Backstab
Benster and Christian 'spice' the audition by adding a bet and cocky talk by walkie-talkie. Those accidentally reveal that Christian and Kat, whom he secretly gave a ...
Apr. 02, 2012
2x14 2 2x14 Rescue Mission
Benster does a better job than Tara's father, farmer Neil Webster, attempting to get her interested in moving on. Still she soon reneges on her promise to help him with the ...
Apr. 03, 2012
2x15 2 2x15 Moving On
Actually still unsure about his prospects in Europe, Ethan looks for a job in Sidney. After several failures, Abi's friend Fin instantly wants them after an audition for his ...
Apr. 04, 2012
2x16 2 2x16 Origins
An assignment to devise and perform a piece expressing what makes them themselves causes the student to ponder, soul-search and change their minds. Benster first takes Tara's ...
Apr. 05, 2012
2x17 2 2x17 Love and War
Hostile acts from the first year, which submits the gang to inverse hazing such as a nightly food fight raid, leads to a hip-hop dance battle dare. The gang appeals to Oliver ...
Apr. 09, 2012
2x18 2 2x18 Catch Me If I Fall
Teacher Zach commandeers the gang to spend the weekend learning body-control in his wife's circus. Christian happily escapes when biological father Ron arrives in Sidney unannounced, ...
Apr. 10, 2012
2x19 2 2x19 The Nationals
Zach is not amused with natural talent Grace's nonchalance, while she feels ignored, but that changes when he agrees to give her a real challenge in private lessons ...
Apr. 11, 2012
2x20 2 2x20 Tick, Question Mark, Cross
A bad cold is going round. Only Christian learns that Ben's uncharacteristic, almost hostile attitude stems from worse: his cancer may be returning. The gang and principal ...
Apr. 12, 2012
2x21 2 2x21 Ladder Theory
It's the national Fonteyn prize final. Ben and Christian rival in friendly psychological warfare, but get steep competition from Tasmanian Slade and Tara feels ...
Apr. 16, 2012
2x22 2 2x22 Win or Lose
After the national final, the non-winners must concentrate on the end of year performance auditions, now for Peter Pan. Christian blames Zach for giving him 'false hope' but ...
Apr. 17, 2012
2x23 2 2x23 Love It or Fight It
The Peter Pan leads go to timely recovered Christian, Ben, Kat and Abi. Ben spares no effort to win Tara, ultimately overcoming her insecure claim he's just chasing ...
Apr. 18, 2012
2x24 2 2x24 The Prix De Fonteyn
Sammy decides to dedicate his Fonteyn prize modern piece to ballet friendship, so brilliantly even Abi applauds. Ben now coaches Tara. Christian is persuaded by Kat the declare his ...
Apr. 19, 2012
2x25 2 2x25 The Second
Memories of quaint, cute, smart Sammy abound during and after his funeral. Oli holds the eulogy, but his cardigan is denied as keepsake by Christian, who blames his blunt break-up ...
Apr. 23, 2012
2x26 2 2x26 The Red Shoes
Christian celebrates his 18th birthday, receives a biker suit from the gang and is invited to join father Raf on a Tasmanian road-trip during the summer holiday. Ben steps in for ...
Apr. 24, 2012
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