The BEST Episodes of Backstage
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Aug 6, 2021
Network: Family (CA)
Backstage takes place at the Keaton School of the Arts. Musical mashups and dramatic dance-offs are among the creative collaborations that fill the hallways of this prestigious arts school.
#1 - Shake It Off
Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Sep 30, 2017
#2 - Hope
Season 2 - Episode 28 - Aired Sep 30, 2017
#3 - Twelve Hours to Showtime
Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Jul 24, 2016
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.
#4 - Fallout
Season 1 - Episode 27 - Aired Sep 27, 2016
#5 - Juggle
Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired Sep 13, 2016
Sasha finds himself caught in the middle of Vanessa and Carly's feud; Miles must come to grips with the new normal at Keaton.
#6 - Once in a Lifetime
Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired Sep 15, 2016
Vanessa's frustration with not being able to dance reaches a boiling point; Miles is shocked when a familiar face returns.
#7 - Da Capo
Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired Sep 16, 2016
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.
#8 - Hold On
Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Jul 17, 2016
Carly struggles to cheer Vanessa up; Bianca tries to come clean; Denzel works to make his mark on the art world before turning 14.
#9 - Try Again
Season 1 - Episode 26 - Aired Sep 26, 2016
#10 - Dig Deeper
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired May 6, 2016
Alya's new musical partnership doesn't sync up; Scarlet struggles with a movement; Carly forgets her and Vannessa's friendiversary.
#11 - Restart
Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Sep 12, 2016
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.
#12 - Verite
Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired Sep 20, 2016
Julie feels guilty after cheating on her PSATs; an assignment hits an emotional nerve with Scarlett; Carly's insecurities take over.
#13 - Step Up
Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired Sep 21, 2016
#14 - In Her Shadow
Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Sep 30, 2017
#15 - Obvious
Season 2 - Episode 21 - Aired Sep 30, 2017
#16 - Stand Tall
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Apr 29, 2016
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.
#17 - The Brightside
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 8, 2016
Julie, the student council president, plans a freshman orientation; things get tense with Carly and Vanessa; Miles keeps a secret.
#18 - Eyes Forward
Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired Sep 14, 2016
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.
#19 - The First Day
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 25, 2016
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.
#20 - Friend or Foe
Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired Sep 19, 2016
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.
#21 - Plays Well With Others
Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Jul 10, 2016
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.
#22 - Ensemble
Season 1 - Episode 24 - Aired Sep 22, 2016
#23 - Groups of Two
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 1, 2016
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.
#24 - On Deck
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired May 20, 2016
Jax challenges Kit to a DJ battle; Bianca desperately tries to impress her mother; Denzel's costume defsigns are put to the test.