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.

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Shake It Off

#1 - Shake It Off

Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Sep 30, 2017

star 8.50
2 votes
Hope

#2 - Hope

Season 2 - Episode 28 - Aired Sep 30, 2017

star 8.50
2 votes
Twelve Hours to Showtime

#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.

star 8.37
19 votes
Fallout

#4 - Fallout

Season 1 - Episode 27 - Aired Sep 27, 2016

star 8.36
11 votes
Juggle

#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.

star 8.33
15 votes
Once in a Lifetime

#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.

star 8.27
15 votes
Da Capo

#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.

star 8.17
12 votes
Hold On

#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.

star 8.14
21 votes
Try Again

#9 - Try Again

Season 1 - Episode 26 - Aired Sep 26, 2016

star 8.08
12 votes
Dig Deeper

#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.

star 8.07
27 votes
Restart

#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.

star 8.07
15 votes
Verite

#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.

star 8.00
15 votes
Step Up

#13 - Step Up

Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired Sep 21, 2016

star 8.00
10 votes
In Her Shadow

#14 - In Her Shadow

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Sep 30, 2017

star 8.00
2 votes
Obvious

#15 - Obvious

Season 2 - Episode 21 - Aired Sep 30, 2017

star 8.00
1 votes
Stand Tall

#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.

star 7.96
23 votes
The Brightside

#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.

star 7.83
30 votes
Eyes Forward

#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.

star 7.80
15 votes
The First Day

#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.

star 7.80
59 votes
Friend or Foe

#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.

star 7.78
18 votes
Plays Well With Others

#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.

star 7.73
22 votes
Ensemble

#22 - Ensemble

Season 1 - Episode 24 - Aired Sep 22, 2016

star 7.73
11 votes
Groups of Two

#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.

star 7.62
37 votes
On Deck

#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.

star 7.58
24 votes
After the Flood

#25 - After the Flood

Season 1 - Episode 25 - Aired Sep 23, 2016

star 7.58
12 votes