"Michelle's Return" is the 15th and final episode of The Off Season: Season 1.
Michelle is stretching in Studio A, wanting to be perfect at the A-Troupe auditions. Kate and asks Michelle what she is doing there. Michelle explains that she is getting ready for the auditions, surprising Kate as she thought that Michelle is ready to move on from the studio as her peers have done. Michelle confesses that all of her old A-Trouper friends have been given opportunities and is still waiting on hers, thinking that A-Troupe is where she should be for now. Kate reminds Michelle that the auditions are gong to be held in the new space, which Michelle is declined from seeing even a sneak peak of, as she has to wait like all the other dancers. Michelle expresses her excitement for what is in store for The Next Step.
- Eldon is now working as a choreographer.
- Ms Kate references Giselle and Amanda touring the world in their dance company, Riley leaving The Next Step to join business school and James quitting dance to join his band in Talking Heads.
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