Backstage season 1
Best friends Vanessa and Carly start their first day at the prestigious Keaton School of the Arts; they quickly find themselves competing against each other.
Vanessa and Carly are forced to find new dance partners; Jax feels that Miles gets preferential treatment in music class; Alya deals with a celebrity classmate.
Julie, the student council president, plans a freshman orientation; things get tense with Carly and Vanessa; Miles keeps a secret.
Bianca recruits a reluctant classmate to help create a song; Denzel tries to impress his artistic hero; Carly helps Vanessa impress prima dancers.
Carly worries about her duet with Sasha; Jax is taken out of his comfort zone; Denzel and Kit work with a singer that has an attitude.
Alya's new musical partnership doesn't sync up; Scarlet struggles with a movement; Carly forgets her and Vannessa's friendiversary.
Jax is concerned about Miles' new lease on life; Carly and Vanessa compete against each other during mid-term auditions.
Jax challenges Kit to a DJ battle; Bianca desperately tries to impress her mother; Denzel's costume defsigns are put to the test.
Kit risks expulsion for refusing to give up her secret; Vanessa wants to impress Ms. Helsweel and asks Carly for help; Miles shares studio space with Julie.
Alya's rivalry with Bianca intensifies with her celebrity status; Sasha develops a plan to win Carly's friendship back; Scarlett loses her voice.
Vanessa pushes herself to impress Ms. Maria; Julie takes a stand for artistic expression; Bianca rethinks her future at Keaton.
Vanessa's status in the primas is at risk because of her personal life; Scarlett tries to find her voice in an a capella group; Miles seeks out his crush.
Carly struggles to cheer Vanessa up; Bianca tries to come clean; Denzel works to make his mark on the art world before turning 14.
Midterm performances are looming; Vanessa wants to dance in the freshman ballet, even with her injury; Miles is unhappy with Alya's level of commitment to their partnership.
The curtains draw on Keanton's midterm performances; the fate of every student hangs in the balance as their hard work is finally on display.
School is back in session but nothing is as it was before the break; new musical partnerships, changing dynamics in the dance stream and missing faces in the halls.
Sasha finds himself caught in the middle of Vanessa and Carly's feud; Miles must come to grips with the new normal at Keaton.
Bianca's feelings for Jax resurface when she agrees to do a favor for Jenna; the arrival of a mysterious film student has Carly distracted from dance.
Vanessa's frustration with not being able to dance reaches a boiling point; Miles is shocked when a familiar face returns.
Alya tries to rejoin the crowd at Keaton but meets with hostility; Kit tries to put herself into her music; Carly questions her feelings for Austin.
The music students try to get through a difficult day despite their differences; Vanessa makes a promise but wonders if she'll be able to keep it; Denzel has to give a friend bad news.
Julie feels guilty after cheating on her PSATs; an assignment hits an emotional nerve with Scarlett; Carly's insecurities take over.