Season 2, Episode 12
March 29, 2012
"Breaking Pointe" is the twelfth episode of season two of the Australian television series, Dance Academy. It aired on February 22, 2012 on ABC3.
Kat asks to rejoin the Dance Academy, but Miss Raine declines. Ollie helps Sammy train. Saskia is stretching Tara in class, but when Tara and Ben ask her to stop she does not. POP! Kat and Sammy convince Miss. Raine to lets Kat reaudition for the academy as a favor to Natasha and Sebastian.. Christian walks in on Kat training and she tells him that she likes him and that they can no longer be friends. Tara looks for Grace and Sammy to put cream on her back, but cannot find either. Christian ends up helping her. Ethan tells Abigail that if she wants him to choreograph her then Abigail needs to help Kat train. Abigail puts Kat on an intense calorie count and cardio routine/schedule. Tara performs the Red Shoes in class. Christian again assists Tara in putting cream on her back. Abigail makes Kat jump "as high as an eagle." Tara decides not to go to Dr. Wix, and Grace offers to acupuncture her. Tara goes to an outside doctor breaking the most sacred of academy rules and is told to go in for an MRI. Miss. Raine tells Kat that she is auditioning for first year, not second year. Christian meets Tara at the hospital before the scan. Abigail tells Kat that she has potential. Christian tells Tara not to dance if she is hurt. Christian and Tara kiss and then Christian tells her that they are not going to get back together and Tara asks him to leave. The doctor told Tara that she broke her back and not to dance for at least six weeks. Tara lies to Christian and tells him that her back is fine. Kat auditions for the academy.
- Saskia breaks Tara's back in this episode.