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Cathy[1] is the former studio owner of The Next Step Dance Studio and the mother of Kate and Phoebe. She eventually decides to retire and gives the studio to Kate.


Before the show

Cathy started running The Next Step in the late 1980s and started A-Troupe in 1995.[1]

She owned The Next Step Dance Studio[2] while Kate and Phoebe were members of A-Troupe.

In 2013, Cathy retires and gives the studio to Kate.[1]


Nothing substantial is known of her.


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 The Next Step Souvenir Book. Wikia. Retrieved on April 9, 2016.
  2. "Get the Party Started." Wikia. Retrieved on March 28, 2016.