Shelby Micara[1] Bain (born July 28, 2001[2]) plays Amy on The Next Step.


Shelby was born to Tara Bain and Michael Bain.[3]

Shelby started dancing when she was four,[4] and began dancing competitively at age six.[5] Shelby trains in ballet, jazz, lyrical, tap, contemporary, hip-hop and acro.[5] Shelby's two favourite dance styles are lyrical and acro.[3] She has participated in many dance competitions as well as has won countless accolades.[5]

She does gymnastics, music and singing, as well as dancing and acting.[6] Shelby can also play the bass clarinet.[4]


Shelby appeared in American Girl Movie – Isabelle Dances into the Spotlight (2014) and Family Channel's Backstage.[5]

Personal life

Shelby graduated in grade 8 as valedictorian with honors.[5] Shelby currently attends the Rosedale School for the Arts in Toronto.[5]

Shelby currently dances at Dance Inc. in Ajax, Ontario, Canada.[7]

Shelby has an older brother named Connor.[3]


  • Shelby ships Jiley.[4]
  • If she weren't a dancer, Shelby would want to be a scientist or a director.[4]
  • Shelby's favourite colour is turquiose.[3]
  • Her middle name is an amalgamation or her mother and father's names.[3]


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

To view the Shelby Bain gallery, click here.

External links


  1. Allie & Shelbs Show - The Adventures of Shelby Bain & Allie Goodbun. Youtube (February 6, 2016). Retrieved on February 7, 2016.
  2. Taralee Bain on Instagram. Instagram (July 28, 2015). Retrieved on February 9, 2016.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 The Next Step - Shelby Bain Snapchat Q&A - YouTube. Youtube (October 7, 2016). Retrieed on October 8, 2016.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Ask me anything | ASKfm (March 17, 2016). Retrieved on March 17, 2016.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 Shelby Bain << da Costa Talent. Web. Retrieved on January 5, 2016.
  6. ShelbyShares: How to do a Scorpion. Youtube. Retrieved on December 5, 2015.
  7. ShelbyShares Splits. Youtube (April 3, 2016). Retrievd on April 9, 2016.

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