Series one premiered in Australia on , the second series began on 12 March 2012, Dance Academy features Tara Webster (Xenia Goodwin), a new student at Australia's National Academy of Dance.The show presents the students at the Academy learning the intricacies of ballet and dance, and is primarily shown from Tara's perspective, along with fellow first year students Kat Karamakov (Alicia Banit), Abigail Armstrong (Dena Kaplan), Sammy Lieberman (Tom Green), Christian Reed (Jordan Rodrigues), and third year student Ethan Karamakov (Tim Pocock).Dance Academy is an Australian children's television drama.
After Tara goes to see Natasha in her dressing room before another performance and Natasha makes her leave, she realises why Kat has been mad at her for thinking so highly of her mother.
Ethan requires a dancer for his hip-hop showcase and asks Christian on the basis of the favour he owes him; Christian agrees but opposes Ethan's choreography.
Kat creates a video of her dancing to one of teen popstar Myles Kelly's songs and then posts it on the Internet.
The video becomes very popular and she is contacted by his music company, which invites her to dance in his next music video.
Kat convinces Tara to come to a warehouse party in Sydney. Abigail cannot convince her therapist to let her return to ballet classes after her breakdown the previous semester.