Dance Academy (2010–2013)

Start of an Era 

The countdown to the final Company auditions has begun when suddenly it's a whole new playing field and Christian and Tara come to a final resolution about their relationship.


Daniel Nettheim


Josh Mapleston, Samantha Strauss (story)


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Xenia Goodwin ... Tara Webster
Alicia Banit ... Kat Karamakov
Dena Kaplan ... Abigail Armstrong
Isabel Durant ... Grace Whitney
Jordan Rodrigues ... Christian Reed
Thomas Lacey ... Ben Tickle
Keiynan Lonsdale ... Ollie Lloyd
Barry Otto ... Sir Jeffrey
Jessica Mauboy ... Self
Brooke Harman ... Saskia Duncan
Kelley Abbey ... Meeka
Alyssa McClelland ... Rebecca Braithwaite
Andrew Lees ... Wes
Lauren Elton ... Lulu
Anne Looby Anne Looby ... Dr Wicks


Christian tells Tara he's ready to commit but she is reluctant and confused after his recent behaviour towards her and wonders if their previous failed relationships are a sign it will never work out. Sir Jeffrey unexpectedly resigns as musical director, leaving Rebecca in charge. Tara's back injury becomes a problem and she is told to take time off from rehearsals; with her audition coming up in a few weeks, she goes to see Saskia, who Rebecca has dismissed from the company, for advice. Saskia convinces her to forget the complex solo Miss Raine assigned her and try the simple but artistic Persephone solo. Kat lands the lead role in Coppélia. Ben and Grace need Kat's help in executing muck-up day and she organises a seaweed fight between the third and second years. Ollie meets Jessica Mauboy, who tells him she is a fan of his music. He and Abigail audition to be her warm-up act on tour, and must decide between the auditions and accepting her offer.

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Drama | Family | Music | Romance



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