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Hunter is a breakdancer from Madison, Wisconsin.

Hunter danced with Michelle at their studio before she moved away. Shortly afterward, Hunter's family is relocated and Hunter joins The Next Step Dance Studio in order to commence a relationship with Michelle.[1]

After losing a dance battle to Eldon, taking him off of A-Troupe,[2] Hunter returns to Madison.


Before the show

Hunter was born in Madison, Wisconsin.

Hunter began attending a dance studio, where he developed requited romantic feelings for fellow dancer, Michelle.[1] Hunter performed a duet with her before she left.[3]

Season 2

Hunter arrives at The Next Step Dance Studio upon his father's early relocation, with the intention of starting a relationship with Michelle. When Hunter discovers that Michelle is dating Eldon, he hatches a plan with Emily to get her back,[1] which is officially set into motion after he makes it onto A-Troupe.[4]

Hunter challenges Eldon to a dance battle, after which the loser has to back off of Michelle, and wins.[5]

When a video of Hunter's dance battle with Eldon surfaces, Hunter obtains Eldon's Nationals solo via a close vote, which creates further tension between him and the other boys.[6]

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Hunter asks Michelle out.

With Eldon and Michelle having broken up,[7] Hunter asks Michelle out on a date, which she accepts. He is unimpressed when all she can talk about on the date is Eldon and comes to realize that he actually likes Emily, not Michelle.[8] Hunter later acts on these newly discovered feelings by kissing Emily.[8]

Hunter immediately tells Michelle that he wants to be with Emily when he discovers that she saw him kiss her, but assures her that he will be there for her as a friend.[9] He is left guilty when Michelle leaves the studio, feeling as though he is partially responsible for her departure.[10] Nonetheless, Hunter initiates a relationship with Emily which he believes to be going smoothly. He is heartbroken when Emily breaks up with him seemingly out of nowhere.[11]

Hunter works to become friends with Eldon and the other boys. West is the first that Hunter is welcomed by, after Hunter shows him how to execute the head slide. Hunter bakes a chocolate cake for Eldon, which he gets shoved into his face, and promises to take part in a dance battle against Eldon for the Nationals solo. After Hunter loses, thus giving Eldon back the solo, he becomes his friend.[12] Hunter earns James' friendship after successfully getting Beth off of his back.[12] Upon these new friendships, Hunter becomes a part of a Nationals small group with the boys,[13] a round that he helps them win at the competition.[14]

Season 3

Hunter is forced to face Eldon in the dance battle for a spot on the Internationals team.[2] Although he is confident, Eldon beats him.[2] No longer a part of A-Troupe, Hunter says goodbye to the studio and his friends[15] and returns to Madison, Wisconsin.[16]

Hunter is happy for his former team when they win Internationals.[17]


Hunter is a very determined and confident person, shown in his pursuit of Michelle. Although, this pursuit also exemplifies an inability to take rejection and a tendency to believe he is obligated to certain things, in this case, Michelle's love. Mixed with this is a sense of selfishness, as Hunter never once considers Michelle or Eldon's feelings while carrying out his agenda.

Nonetheless, Hunter is a humourous individual who is ultimately remorseful for his actions, as seen in the way he tries to and succeeds in gaining the boys' friendships.[12][11] He is extremely helpful, as seen through his assisting Emily in her attempt to get Eldon back and in assisting James with more than one item on his list.[11][18]

Physical appearance


Hunter has fair skin and dark brown eyes. His dark brown hair is in a static short style, as it is perfectly shaped for properly executing head slides. He has been described as cute by both Emily[1] and Becca[6], although James begs to differ, deeming him hideous.[6]


Hunter's dance wear consists of a t-shirt or muscle tee in light blue, grey, black, or purple, paired with sweatpants.

Outside of the studio, Hunter's attire remains casual, consisting of jeans and loose tops.



  • Breakdance: Hunter's main style is breakdance. His signature move, the head slide, is a breakdance move.
  • Hip-hop: Hunter is proficient in hip-hop.
  • Acro: Hunter is proficient in acro, although it is not his strongest style when compared to his male peers.


Main article: Hunter/Relationships



  • Hunter can speak in an Australian accent.[19]
  • Hunter can drive.[11]
  • Hunter is claustrophobic.[20]


Main article: Hunter/Quotes


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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "My Boyfriend's Back." Wikia. Retrieved on August 27, 2015.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Let the Games Begin." Wikia. Retrieved on August 27, 2015.
  3. "I Hope I Get It." Wikia. Retrieved on September 3, 2017.
  4. "The Final Cut." Wikia. Retrieved on September 3, 2017.
  5. "The Girl Is Mine." Wikia. Retrieved on August 27, 2015.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 "The Truth Comes Out." Wikia. Retrieved on October 14, 2015.
  7. "Never Enough." Wikia. Retrieved on August 27, 2015.
  8. 8.0 8.1 "You're the One That I Want." Wikia. Retrieved on August 27, 2015.
  9. "Hazy Shade of Winter." Wikia. Retrieved on August 27, 2015.
  10. "Game On." Wikia. Retrieved on August 27, 2015.
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 11.3 "Heartbreaker." Wikia. Retrieved on August 27, 2015.
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 "Sacrifice." Wikia. Retrieved on August 27, 2015.
  13. "Run This Town." Wikia. Retrieved on September 3, 2017.
  14. "I Don't Know." Wikia. Retrieved on August 27, 2015.
  15. "The Fallout." Wikia. Retrieved on March 6, 2016.
  16. "The New Girl in Town." Wikia. Retrieved on March 6, 2016.
  17. "How It Ends." Wikia. Retrieved on September 3, 2017.
  18. "Lost." Wikia. Retrieved on September 3, 2017.
  19. "Time to Move On." Wikia. Retrieved on September 3, 2017.
  20. "Danger Zone." Wikia. Retrieved on January 9, 2016.