Meanwhile, James sees Riley practicing on her solo, although Riley tells him not to come to her audition for female soloist because it will stress her out. James give advice to Eldon about dating, saying he has to do 30 pirouettes before he can date a girl. James tells Beth that he won't do the competition for Riley's sake. Later in the season, he fractures it when doing a lift with his ex-best friend, Giselle. They decide to so later A-Troupe then finds out that they have to re-audition for A-Troupe's Nationals team, along with dancers from other studios.
She takes the Female solo round in Internationals after Ella steals Riley's choreography. She is dismayed when Riley kisses Alfie and worried about the Jiley relationship but is later relieved when they make up. But in the third round, One of Riley's gloves gets caught in a feather on her bow and their performance goes awry. She then tells Emily that Michelle may leave the studio because of how unhappy she was, although Michelle said that it was purely to spy. Meanwhile, seeing as they are getting along so well, Thalia goes to Eldon in Hidalgos and asks him if he would like to go to a concert with her.
Chloe encounters Margie who encourages her to audition for female solos for Nationals. Then the boys get stuck for two hours in the Everglades. Daniel auditioned for a spot at Juilliard but he failed his audition. After West gets food poisoning from a kebab, she has to take up his spot, due to a previous agreement from Amanda, another alternate. He partners James with the old lady and Riley with a random guy. Michelle asks Eldon if they can still be friends and Eldon reluctantly agrees. Then James reminds them that they could be given the wild-card spot that will allow them to return, exciting everyone.
Amanda and Michelle are determined to get their status back on A Troupe. Giselle shows this to Miss Kate, who then shows it to the woman in charge of Internationals. In the end, when they're heading back to the studio in the bus, Riley and James hold hands. Thalia and Giselle catch up with Michelle, but whenever she talks about something other than dance, they insist to teach her the next routine. The series was renewed for a sixth season, which premiered in Canada on September 29, 2018 and is set to consist of 26 episodes.
In response to LaTroys upcoming date with Amy, Sloane reveals, to Latroy, that she loves him. James tries to find a four leaf clover because it was on the list he told Riley to make so he asks a bunch of people to help by telling them that if they find it, they will win a prize. When Michelle tells Hunter that she has a boyfriend and has moved on, him and Emily form a scheme so that Emily can get Eldon back and Hunter can get Michelle back. She is good at noticing the little things and can see how the new girl Michelle is affecting her sister. Michelle is both shocked and happy The Next Step is there to cheer her on. Whilst they are all having fun, a dancer from England arrives called Ella who is a part of the internationals exchange program arrives and Riley must mentor her.
Also Michelle has trouble adjusting to her parents divorce and thinks that it is all her fault. During a rehearsal, Thalia and Eldon look for a 'sweet spot', somewhere where the energy feels right. Meanwhile, Giselle, Thalia and Amanda are practicing a trio to be prepared for internationals, but Amanda has to go to help her mom. Chris and Kate walk in and inform them that since they all worked so hard they should have a fun night where they hang out as friends, not team mates. The guys were shocked that they were double pranked.
In Season 4, Eldon has light blonde hair and blue eyes, and pale skin. Thalia is a contemporary dancer from a studio who has won Nationals before. Michelle volunteered to film some of Elite's dancing to try to gain a friendship with Emily. Eldon wins his solo back, and Emily breaks up with Hunter. Hunter goes to talk to Michelle, and tells her that he wants to be with Emily. Daniel makes a surprise return saying he is there to audition, claiming the Next Step can't win internationals without him.
Meanwhile, one of the little kids at dance camp gets lost and the E-Girls have to find her before dance camp is over. When the results are displayed, LaTroy becomes disappointed when he doesn't get on the team Alfie, Noah, Amy, Richelle and MichellE joins 5th with Piper so, Michelle and Piper have to compete for the 5th spot on the team at the qualifiers. Ness Rachael Shaefer November 6, 2015 2015-11-06 On the day of the male and female solo round, Eldon struggle with the loss of his lucky coin. In Ella's last prank, which was to pretend that Riley's back had broken, James knew better and sussed it out. After realizing how mean he was Daniel leaves dance for good.
Later on, Riley comes to the studio and James isn't there. The duet wins and James and Riley kiss. Riley talks to Emily about how she isn't sure about her and James because the duet isn't really working out, so Emily tells Riley to get James a gift because after all, James did the huge list for Riley. Michelle walks in since she was supposed to meet Kate there but then sees everyone and backs away. Michelle helps Riley through her tough situation. West's plan works and at the end of the episode The Next Step all go to the Shawn Desman concert and have fun.