At Sydney's National Dance Academy, a few talented youngsters are recruited for the excruciatingly tough course. It follows Tara Webster, a sheepfarmgirl who's ambition is to be the next best ballerina. 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. Also Abigail, a smart young girl who'll walk over dead bodies to reach the stars tries to sabotage everything and everyone.
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Season 1Netflix | Prime Video | Hulu | Tubi TV | Rent or Buy
S01 E01May 31, 2010
Learning to Fly May 31, 2010 Country girl Tara Webster travels to Sydney to audition for the prestigious National Academy of Dance. It's a tumultuous week as she realises her dream is going to be a lot more difficult than she thought.
S01 E02Jun 1, 2010
Week Zero Jun 1, 2010 Tara arrives at the Academy excited about the year ahead. As she struggles to fit in, she learns the hard way to respect her teachers and find true friends.
S01 E03Jun 2, 2010
Behind Barres Jun 2, 2010 Tara's crush on Ethan threatens her friendship with Kat; Abigail wins a decisive victory; Christian finds himself in police custody and, with nowhere else to go, has to accept his place at the Academy.
S01 E04Jun 3, 2010
Mine Field Jun 3, 2010 Tara is frustrated when Christian refuses to participate in trust exercises, Kat feels betrayed by Tara's secret crush on Ethan, and Sammy finds himself tied to Abigail for 24 hours.
S01 E05Jun 4, 2010
Real Men Don’t Dance Jun 4, 2010 Sammy is forced to choose between dance and his father when compulsory Saturday ballet classes clash with his Synagogue services; and Christian struggles to accept the rules of the Academy.
S01 E06Jun 7, 2010
Perfection Jun 7, 2010 Tara is stunned to learn Kat's mother is a world acclaimed ballerina and Tara's greatest idol. Meanwhile, Sammy's perfect girlfriend Mia has unexpectedly returned from an overseas exchange.
Season 2Prime Video | Hulu | Tubi TV | Rent or Buy
S02 E01Mar 12, 2012
In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated Mar 12, 2012 It's a rollercoaster year for Tara and her friends as they begin Second Year at the National Academy. Relationships fall apart as new ones are forged and shaking things up are two new students.
S02 E02Mar 13, 2012
Dream Life Mar 13, 2012 Tara finds a new mentor to admire in Saskia Duncan, the youngest principal dancer in the Company's history. Saskia takes Tara under her wing, but gives her a few things to worry about such as if there's a future with Christian.
S02 E03Mar 14, 2012
Faus Pax de Deux Mar 14, 2012 Kat finally makes friends with the coterie of outcast girls at school, but despite having sworn off dancing, finds herself helping them choreograph a piece for drama class. Meanwhile, Ben Tickle is upgraded into second year.
S02 E04Mar 15, 2012
Legends Mar 15, 2012 Tara's ecstatic when her mentor Saskia is appointed to teach the second years at the Academy. But Tara rapidly discovers that 'perfect' Saskia may not be the supportive teacher she hoped for...
S02 E05Mar 19, 2012
Showcase Mar 19, 2012 After Sebastian questions his son Ethan on the impressiveness of his piece at the Showcase, Ethan takes it out on Abigail, his soloist, in an attempt to create a spectacular performance.
S02 E06Mar 20, 2012
Like No One's Watching Mar 20, 2012 Sammy's little brother Ari arrives at the Academy throwing Sammy's hectic life schedule into havoc. Kat auditions to be a football cheerleader, happily encouraged by Ben. And Tara is having self esteem issues.
Season 3Prime Video | Hulu | Tubi TV | Rent or Buy
S03 E01Jul 8, 2013
Glue Jul 8, 2013 It's three weeks into Third Year and Tara and her friends are already feeling the pressure. Speculation bubbles when the National Ballet Company announces it needs three temporary fill-in roles in the corps de ballet.
S03 E02Jul 15, 2013
New Rules Jul 15, 2013 On their first day as fill-in dancers, Tara, Grace and Ben encounter cliques in the corps de ballet. Meanwhile, Christian has no interest in going back to the Academy.
S03 E03Jul 22, 2013
Second Chances Jul 22, 2013 Kat struggles to stay positive and her determination to advance into Third Year is morphing into dangerous patterns. Meanwhile, Grace plays match-maker, and Christian's lost his place at the Academy.
S03 E04Jul 29, 2013
Short Cut Clause Jul 29, 2013 Ben is flattered when Saskia offers to be his mentor and it becomes clear there's potential for them to dance together brilliantly; and Abigail and Christian disturb everyone with their unlikely friendship.
S03 E05Aug 5, 2013
Negative Patterns Aug 5, 2013 Saskia arranges a special audition with the Company's artistic director for her protégé, Ben; Grace's world implodes; and Zach allows Christian to participate in a music video Ollie is producing.
S03 E06Aug 12, 2013
Fake It Until You Make It Aug 12, 2013 The Academy goes a little Hollywood when a film crew uses their building as a location for a new indie movie; and Grace tries to undermine a new relationship to guarantee her position on the tour.