"I love you" is the 7th episode of Season 8


Skylar has quit A-Troupe. Josh goes to auditions


Skylar is in studio 1 dancing and then Emily enters and says "what are doing?" Skylar says "I am leaving to be part of my sisters studio." Emily asks "what's the name?" Skylar says "Cierra's dance Studio." Emily says "looks like I will have to look for another dancer."

Opening Sequence: Michelle and Camille then Emily, Noah and Jacquie then Ozzy and Lola then Kingston and Piper then Richelle and Zara then Josh and Alfie. The end pose is Richelle, Lola, Camille, Kingston, Alfie, Ozzy, Piper, Emily, Michelle, Noah, Jacquie, Josh and Zara.

In Emily's office, Emily is trying to figure out who she auditions for the spot on A-Troupe. Then Josh and Sarah enter and says that they will be auditioning for the spot on the nationals team. Emily leaves the office and tells A-Troupe that Skylar has left the next step. Michelle says "what happens now." Emily says "I will be holding auditions for the last spot on the nationals team."

In Neurtal Grounds, Skylar is drinking a juice then Cierra enters and says "will you like to go to nationals with my team." Skylar says in talking heads, "my time at the next Step has ended." Meanwhile A-Troupe auditions are going on Josh goes first. Emily says they are going nationals since TNS West is here. The last spot of A-Troupe is Josh. Sarah says "I will be back next year. I think I have got what it takes to go to Nationals."

In Studio 1, Michelle, Noah, Alfie and Richelle are trying to dance their small group but since Skylar has left they don't have full team. Emily enters and says piper will be doing the dance since she was in the top six dancers. In Cierra's Studio, Cierra shows Skylar around the studio. Back at The Next Step, in Studio A, Gale tells TNS West that they are not going to nationals. Amy says "i thought we were going to nationals not TNS East."

In studio 1, Emily explains the rules of Nationals, and says that piper is replacing skylar in the five person dance.


  • Skylar is a member of Cierra's Dance Studio
  • Josh is a new member of TNS East
  • TNS East is going to nationals.
  • TNS West is not going to nationals.