"A-Side" is the 2nd episode of Season 5.
In Studio A, A-Troupe is dancing to Top Of The World. Piper says (taliking heads caption says Contemporary Dancer) "It is going to be werid without Amy in A-Troupe but it is what she needs so she can get away for a few days." Danielle speaks for the first time in Talking Heads (Talking heads caption says New A-Troupe Dancer) "I am loving being part of this team and we are going to win Regionals with this routine." Lola says (Talking heads caption says Jazz Dancer) "Being on A-Troupe is going to be amazing and I am greatful that I made the team." Emilly enters and says (talking heads caption says Studio Head) "I am very impressed that this new A-Troupe can already work together as Team." Endpose
Intro - Piper and Danielle, Noah and Jacquie, Tyler and Michelle, Josh and Zara, Richelle and Lola. Endpose is Danielle, Piper, Tyler, Josh, Michelle, Richelle, Lola, Noah, Jacquie and Zara.
In Neutral Grounds, Amy is thinking about what she does next. Then Cierra enters and says "are you okay" Amy says "Not really." Then Skylar enters and says "why don't you come to TNS West, we have to go to regionals." Amy says "okay, i will on one condtion we don't tell Piper." Then Skylar and Cierra leave then Piper enters. Piper says "your going to Gemini aren't you?" Amy says "No I am a member of TNS West Piper, I have to do this if i want to go to Regionals." Piper says "thats fine." As Amy leaves Piper begins to cry. Then Michelle enters and gives her hug. Michelle says "I got some good news Emily is annoucing the new dance captain and she's put your name down, so we both get a chance to be the dance captain." Piper stops crying and says "Really?!" Michelle says "yes really." they hug again.
In Studio A, A-Troupe is waiting for Emily too see who is dance captain. Emily finaly enters and says "the dance captain this year is Piper." Piper says (talking heads caption says New A-Troupe Dance Captain) "I cannot believe that Emily choose me to lead the team to regionals."
In Emily’s office, Emily is thinking about the regionals qualifier but then Skylar says “Hi Emily just to let you know that I have started my own competive troupe that will run from this studio. Miss Kate has created a new space, studio 1.” Emily says (Talking Heads Caption says TNS East Studio Head) “This is On and we are going to destroy the TNS West dancers.”
A-Troupe enters studio 1, Piper says (Talking Heads Caption says TNS East Dance Captain) “I cannot believe that Miss Kate created this new studio space.” Michelle says (Talking Heads Caption says Contemporary Dancer) “this new space is just what the studio needed.”
In Studio A, Skylar tells B-Troupe that they are on TNS West if they want to be. Amy says (Talking Heads Caption TNS West Dancer) “now that I am on TNS West this means that I am going to face my best friend.” Skylar says (Talking Heads Caption TNS West Studio Head) “Who would like too join my troupe.” Kingston, Ozzy, Ben, Brandon, Faith and Briana join TNS West.
In Studio 1, A-Troupe is rehearsing for regionals. Then Elliot enters and says “can I join TNS East.” Emily says (Talking Heads Caption says TNS East Studio Head) “we need a 12 dancers to go to regionals and Elliot looks like a very good dancer.” Then an new dancer enters and says “can I join the team.” Michelle says (Talking Heads Caption says Contemporary Dancer) “I cannot believe who is going to audition.”
- Kingston, Ozzy, Ben, Brandon, Faith, Amy and Cierra are now members of TNS West
- Piper is the new dance Captian of the Next Step.