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Kingston Edgar[6] is a hip-hop[7] and fusion dancer[8] and a vlogger on YouTube who becomes a member of A-Troupe. aswell as Lily and Ozzy's Boyfriend and the assistant dance captain to Richelle with Ozzy.

Biography

Before the show

Kingston learned how to dance from online videos. He eventually became a well-known YouTube star.

The Off Season: Season 1

Kingston is seen when Richelle is watching a video of him unboxing a hoverboard on YouTube.[9]

Season 5

Kingston arrives at The Next Step Dance Studio upon West's invitation to join TNS West.[10] Despite the positive affirmation from his peers, Kingston finds himself struggling with choreography, which causes Michelle to take him out of the troupe. Saddened, but not discouraged, Kingston joins Baby Ballet in order to get needed technical training. This willingness to improve is what causes him to be let back into the troupe.[11]

Kingston is disappointed when TNS West loses the dance battle to TNS East.[12] However, he sees a glimmer of hope when he and Ozzy discover that Elliot is a professional dancer, meaning that he cannot compete at Regionals.[13] He is shocked at the teams' subsequent fighting and even more so when the entire studio is taken out from the bid for Regionals as a result.[14]

Kingston is receptive to the idea of a merge between the teams and seeks help from Lola to improve his dancing in order to survive it. While initially discouraged by how much he is struggling, he eventually improves.[15] He is ecstatic when the merge is successful and the team is put back into the bid for Regionals.[16]

Kingston is in disbelief when he discovers that Ozzy booked their qulaifier filming venue for the wrong day, but takes it onto himself to help him find a venue for the video.[17] Kingston is ecstatic when the team qualifies for Regionals.[18]

The Off Season: Season 2

Kingston auditions for the Stacy Carpenter Scholarship and dances about 'determination'.[7]

Season 6

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The Off Season: Season 3

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Season 7

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Personality

Kingston is an excitable and eager individual who cares profoundly about bringing the flash when he dances.

Kingston is a hardworking individual who never gives up, even if he doesn't succeed at first. However, he can also be selfish, as shown when he chooses to prioritise dance over his schoolwork despite his failing grades also affecting A-Troupe.[19]

Physical appearance

Characteristics

Kingston has medium brown skin and dark brown eyes. He has curly, black hair.

Attire

Kingston wears silver studs. His outfits are very casual, consisting of a t-shirt and sweatpants with the occasional sweater. The colour schemes of his outfits tend to be monochrome; with black sweatpants, he wears solid red, blue, black, or white tops.

Abilities

Dancing

Kingston is the only A-Trouper whose dominant style was not initially made explicitly clear. He was initially referred to as an "Internet dancer,"[11] or a "basement dancer", but eventually, Kingston is finally referred to as a hip-hop dancer.[7]

  • Acro: Kingston is proficient at acro.
  • Ballet: Although it is clearly not his dominant style, Kingston is a practicing ballet dancer. He attends Baby Ballet and is a level one ballet dancer.[11] He subsequently graduates from Baby Ballet in "Wink It Out".[19]
  • Ballroom: Ballroom is not Kingston's dominant style, but he learns ballroom partnering from Lola and successfully performs a ballroom-hoverboard duet with her in preparation for the A-Troupe merge.[15]
  • Contemporary: To start with, contemporary is not Kingston's dominant style and in an attempt to show off the contemporary partnering that he has learned, he accidentally causes Piper to slip and fall, spraining her ankle.[20] However, he later improves in this style, and is chosen to perform in the contemporary routine at Regionals.[21] After Noah leaves The Next Step, Lily claims that Kingston is the strongest contemporary dancer on A-Troupe.[22]
  • Fusion: Fusion is one of Kingston's dominant styles.[8]
  • Hip-hop: Despite being proficient at hip-hop, Kingston struggles to pick up hip-hop choreography and gets kicked off of TNS West for this reason.[11] However, it does appear to be one of Kingston's dominant styles. Come The Off Season: Season 2, Kingston is known as a hip-hop dancer.[7]

Relationships

Main article: Kingston/Relationships

Appearances

The Off Season: Season 1

Season 5

The Off Season: Season 2

Season 6

The Off Season: Season 3

Season 7

Dances

Solos
Duets
Group dances

Solos

Duets
Group dances

Solos
Duets
Group dances

Trivia

Quotes

Main article: Kingston/Quotes

Gallery

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To view the Kingston gallery, click here.


References

  1. "A Tale of Two Eldons." Wikia. Retrieved on August 5, 2017.
  2. "A-Troupe Escape." Wikia. Retrieved on December 26, 2018.
  3. "Amy's Prom Has Got It Goin' On." Wikia. Retrieved on August 8, 2018.
  4. "Sweet and Salty." Wikia. Retrieved on September 3, 2018.
  5. [1]. YouTube. Wikia. Retrieved on February 14, 2020.
  6. Milaina Cast Cam: Goodbye to Season 5 - The Next Step - YouTube. YouTube (November 28, 2017). Retrieved on November 28, 2017.
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 "Kingston's Audition." Wikia. Retrieved on June 25, 2018.
  8. 8.0 8.1 "The Favourite". Wikia. Retrieved on February 5, 2020.
  9. "Richelle's Secret." Wikia. Retrieved on February 12, 2020.
  10. "Go West, Young Michelle." Wikia. Retrieved on May 29, 2017.
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 11.3 11.4 "Dance, Lies and Hoverboards." The Next Step. Family Channel. Retrieved on May 29, 2017.
  12. "East Meets West." The Next Step. Family Channel. Retrieved on December 24, 2017.
  13. "Brave New World." The Next Step. Family Channel. Retrieved on December 24, 2017.
  14. "TNS: Civil War." The Next Step. Family Channel. Retrieved on December 24, 2017.
  15. 15.0 15.1 "Stand Together or Fall Apart." The Next Step. Family Channel. Retrieved on December 24, 2017.
  16. "This Changes Everything." The Next Step. Family Channel. Retrieved on December 24, 2017.
  17. "Snap Decision." The Next Step. Family Channel. Retrieved on December 24, 2017.
  18. "Pointe of No Return." The Next Step. Family Channel. Retrieved on December 24, 2017.
  19. 19.0 19.1 "Little Big Lies." Wikia. Retrieved on August 5, 2019.
  20. "12 Hour Party People." Wikia. Retrieved on February 11, 2018.
  21. "Contemporary Contempt." Wikia. Retrieved on January 25, 2019.
  22. "The Bicycle Thief." Wikia. Retrieved on March 2, 2020.
  23. "East Meets West". Wikia. Retrieved on January 8, 2018.
  24. "The Girl is Mine". Wikia. Retrieved on March 13, 2018.
  25. "Welcome to Miami". Wikia. Retrieved on March 13, 2018.
  26. "It's All Fun and Games...". Wikia. Retrieved on March 13, 2018.
  27. "Brave New World". Wikia. Retrieved on March 13, 2018.
  28. "Contemporary Contempt". Wikia. Retrieved on October 20, 2018.
  29. "A Tale of Two Auditions". The Next Step. Retrieved on March 15, 2020.
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