Kate confesses that they will be auditioning differently this year and Michelle and Paige are not happy about it.
Piper, Jacque and Paige are in Dancer Junction and confess it is weird to call it that as it used to be TNS Juice. Michelle gets a text from Miss Kate telling all of The Next Step and dancers that have applied to audition to go to Studio 1 a new space which Kate designed. They all go
The Next Step sign for the theme song.
All of the new step and all the dancers that want to audition for A-Troupe are in Studio 1. Miss Kate says there will be 2 rounds the freestyle round and she will narrow it down to 20 dancers and they will all compete in the choreo round. Kate also says she was someone she would like to introduce A-Troupes new head choreographer China. China walks in and gets a massive round of applause she says let's get to work. Paige confesses she hates this way of auditioning because she could have to battle on of her best friends. Miss Kate says let the battles begin.
The people auditioning are Paige, Mavis, Noah, Michelle, Piper, Amy, Eldon, Lola, Richelle, Jacquie, Thalia, Amanda, Heather, Jordan, Skylar, Shelby, Lexi, LaTroy, Emily, Sofia, Cameron, Danielle, Lizzie, Samuel, Brooklyn, Khloe, Kendall, Isaac, Max, Thomas, Ozzy, Myles and Kingston.
The first round is the freestyle round the order is Paige, Noah, Michelle, Piper, Amy, Eldon, Lola, Richelle, Jacquie, Thalia, Heather, Jordan, Skylar, Shelby, Lexi, LaTroy, Emily, Sofia, Cameron, Danielle, Lizzie, Samuel, Brooklyn, Khloe, Kendall, Isaac, Max, Thomas, Ozzy and Kingston. Everyone dances brilliantly. She cuts Emily, Kendall, Skylar, Isaac,Kingston, Thalia, Lizzie, Samuel, Lexi, Jordan, LaTroy and Max
Kate says you will all be invited to join this years B-Troupe that will go to small competitions. China then teaches choreo and they all compete in solos. The people that competed in this round were Noah, Paige, Heather, Khloe, Thomas, Ozzy, Eldon, Richelle, Mavis, Jacquie, Michelle, Piper, Amy, Sofia, Cameron, Danielle, Lola, Myles, Shelby and Jacquie
Kate reveals on A-Troupe this year is: Noah, Paige, Sofia, Mavis, Jacquie, Richelle, Amy, Michelle, Cameron, Shelby, Heather and the last spot goes to Myles. They all dance to A-Side.
Miss Kate says on a new team this year called B-Competitive is Emily, Eldon, Thalia, Piper, Samuel, Max, Khloe, Lola, Brooklyn, Kingston, Danielle and Skylar.
- The A-Troupe is Michelle, Paige, Noah, Mavis, Sofia, Amy, Cameron, Richelle, Myles, Shelby, Heather and Jacquie.
- B-Competitive is Emily, Eldon, Thalia, Piper, Khloe, Brooklyn, Danielle, Skylar, Max, Lola, Samuel and Kingston.
- China replaced Phoebe as the head choreographer.