Oberhauser Dance Academy (or simply Oberhauser) is a dance crew that competes at the third qualifier. This team is deemed as The Next Step Dance Studio's greatest competitors by Emily.[1]


Oberhauser is first introduced in "Rivalry" at the third and final qualifier. Oberhauser receives 96 points at the qualifier, momentarily placing them in first place. The team eventually becomes tied with The Next Step Dance Studio, and ultimately loses to them during the solo round. Thus, Oberhauser will not be competing at the 18th Annual Absolute Dance Regionals.[1]


Oberhauser is a skilful team who proves to be The Next Step Dance Studio's primary competition at the final qualifier. The two dancers that represent the team appear to be technical dancers, with the female dancer having some background in acro.


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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Rivalry." Wikia. Retrieved on December 12, 2016.