Shelby Micara[2] Bain (born July 28, 2001) plays Amy on The Next Step.


Shelby started dancing when she was four,[3] and began dancing competitively at age six.[4] Shelby trains in ballet, jazz, lyrical, tap, contemporary, hip-hop and acro.[4] She has participated in many dance competitions as well as has won countless accolades.[4]

She appeared in American Girl Movie – Isabelle Dances into the Spotlight (2014) and will appear on Family Channel's original show Backstage, which fisrtly aired in March 2016.[4]

Shelby currently attends the Rosedale School for the Arts in Toronto.[4]

Shelby currently dances at Dance Inc. in Ajax, Ontario, Canada.[5]


Shelby has a 19-year-old brother named Connor.[6] Her mother is called Tara and her father is called Michael.[6]


  • She does gymnastics, music and singing, as well as dancing and acting.[7]
  • Shelby graduated in grade 8 as valedictorian with honors.[4]
  • Shelby's two favourite dance styles are lyrical and acro.[6]
  • Shelby can play the bass clarinet.[3]
  • Shelby ships Jiley.[3]
  • If she wasn't a dancer, Shelby would want to be a scientist or a director.[3]
  • Shelby's favourite colour is turquiose.[6]
  • Her middle name (Micara) is a ship name of her father and mother (Michael and Tara).[6]


Kathy Riley season 3 episode 13 "Look at that painting!"

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External links


  1. Taralee Bain on Instagram. Instagram (July 28, 2015). Retrieved on February 9, 2016.
  2. Allie & Shelbs Show - The Adventures of Shelby Bain & Allie Goodbun. Youtube (February 6, 2016). Retrieved on February 7, 2016.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Ask me anything | ASKfm (March 17, 2016). Retrieved on March 17, 2016.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 Shelby Bain << da Costa Talent. Web. Retrieved on January 5, 2016.
  5. ShelbyShares Splits. Youtube (April 3, 2016). Retrievd on April 9, 2016.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 The Next Step - Shelby Bain Snapchat Q&A - YouTube. Youtube (October 7, 2016). Retrieed on October 8, 2016.
  7. ShelbyShares: How to do a Scorpion. Youtube. Retrieved on December 5, 2015.

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