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 Tara Webster (65 episodes, 2010-2013)
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 Kat Karamakov (65 episodes, 2010-2013)
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 Abigail Armstrong (65 episodes, 2010-2013)
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 Christian Reed (65 episodes, 2010-2013)
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 Miss Raine / ... (59 episodes, 2010-2013)
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 Samuel Lieberman / ... (52 episodes, 2010-2012)
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 Ethan Karamakov (42 episodes, 2010-2012)
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 Grace Whitney (39 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Ben Tickle (39 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Zach / ... (29 episodes, 2012-2013)
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At Sydney's National Dance Academy, a few talented youngsters are recruited for the excruciatingly tough course. Jewish long line of doctors' heir Samuel 'Sammy' and minor juvenile offender Christian are the outsiders but gradually fit in, making new kinds of friends. Star ballerina's daughter Kat also introduces them in the circle of last-year brother Ethan, who already aspires a career as choreographer. Written by KGF Vissers

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April 2015, it was announced that there are going to be a movie of the show called Dance Academy: The Comback. About Tara Webster (Xenia Goodwin) want to persue her dream to become a star. They got the script and began filming in april 2016. See more »

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First season is good, second season is excellent
20 February 2013 | by See all my reviews

If I could rate the two seasons separately, I would rate the first one 7-8 stars and the second twenty billion. The second season is when all the actors really settle into their characters, and the writers seem to get a feeling of exactly what a drama show is. And believe me when I tell you, there is plenty of it. The last few episodes were especially excellent with the tragedy I will not mention,but the writers and the actors portray it perfectly which is what really convinced me how amazing this show is. The dancing is amazing, too, and you can easily tell that the actors know how to dance and weren't just taught the basics a few months before shooting. The writers also really understand how teenagers act and talk and feel and what they do in their free time. Basically, don't quit with the first season. The second one is where you really get addicted.


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